Yousuf Khan (actor)

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Yousuf Khan
Born
Khan Mohammad

1929[1]
Died20 September 2009(2009-09-20) (aged 79–80)[1]
OccupationFilm Actor
Years active1954–2006
AwardsPride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2004[2]
Nigar Award in 1973

Yousuf Khan (Urdu: یوسف خان; (1929 – 20 September 2009) was one of the Pakistan's most respected actors.[1] He appeared in more than four hundred films in Urdu, Punjabi and Pashto languages over his 46 year long career.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Yousuf Khan made his debut in the Pakistani film Parwaaz in 1954.[1] He started his film career as a supporting actor, but later matured into a lead actor. He started his film career when the Pakistani film industry was ruled by big name actors like Sudhir, Santosh Kumar, Darpan and Aslam Pervaiz. He made a name for himself first as a romantic hero in Urdu language films. Later on, in the late 1970s and 1980s, he became known as an action hero in Punjabi and Pashto language films.[1] He died in Lahore.

Filmography[edit]

Death[edit]

Yousuf Khan died on 20 September 2009 at age 78 at Lahore, Pakistan of cardiac arrest.[1][2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao Yousuf Khan (actor) dies, Profile on Dawn (newspaper) Published 4 October 2009, Retrieved 6 June 2019
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Yousuf Khan (profile)". Cineplot.com website. 12 May 2010. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  3. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 247. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  4. ^ a b Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 249. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  5. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 251. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  6. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 253. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  7. ^ Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 255. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
  8. ^ a b Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 270. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.

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