The first movie of Pakistani film industry “Teri yaad” was released in 1948. Pakistani film industry is recognized for producing many remarkable and renowned actors, directors, producers, writers and playback singers.1956-66 was the golden era for Lollywood.In the time period of 1991-99 it was span of ups and downs. However, the Musharaf era helped in revitalization of Pakistani film industry by new talent and movies like “Khuda ke Leye” and “Ramchand Pakistani” .Here are some of the top Pakistani hit movies of all time : 1 Aaina
It is a major Pakistani blockbuster of 1977, directed by Nazr-ul-Islam, a film by Nadeem and Shabnum, which got 12 “Nigar” Awar ds and c ompleted 8 consecutive years (400 weeks). It is the best musical and notable film ever. The m ajor singers were Nayyara Noor, Mehnaz and Alamgir. The film holds the distinction for being the longest running Pakistani film on record.
2 Khuda Ke Leye
It was very well researched movie by Shoaib mansoor and became a great Hollywood hit overnight. It is a Pakistani Urdu-language film starring awesome actors like Shaan, Iman Ali, Fawad Afzal Khan, Hameed Sheikh and a very famous Indian Actor Naseeruddin Shah. Most of the film was shot on locations in Chicago, Lahore and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It was released in Pakistan on July 20, 2007, and grossed over $10 million worldwide.
It was a big blockbuster moviedirected by Syed Noor, starring Saima & Maumr Rana. The movie completed 300 weeks of screening and earned heavy profits.
It is one of the best Pakistani movies of 1966 .After its release, everyone sang the songs “Akele Na Jana” & “Ko ko Korina”. It is a Pakistani black and white film produced by Waheed Murad and directed by Pervaiz Malik. It was the first Pakistani film to complete 75 weeks in cinemas and, thus, became the first Pakistani “Platinum Jubilee” film. The film was picturized in black and white prints in Karachi.
It was a great hit featuring Nadeem and Shabnum, which completed 81 weeks and won 6 nigar awards in 1981. It was released in 1980and was a co production between Pakistanand Indonesia. Besides completing 81 consecutive week (platinum jubilee) screening in Pakistan, the movie did very good business in Indonesia also. Music of the movie was given by Robin Ghosh
This film “Shaheed” was released on January 5, 1962 and was based on the story from the 20s, when “The Black Gold” was discovered in the Arabian dessert. A battle between the naive Arabs, the practiced intruders and an sinful dancing woman who won the final battle against the heavily armed enemy with her suicide mission. The main actors of the movie wrere Musarrat Nazeer, Ejaz, Husna, Saqi, Diljeet Mirza, Hamalia Wala, Allauddin & Talish
The film was big musical hit and was released in 1963 This Pakistani movie was directed by S. Suleman .The acting cast included Noor Jehan, Mohammad Ali, Darpan, Amy Minwala, Waheed Murad, Sultan Rahi, Nayyar Sultana, Agha Talish, Zeba and won the British film critics award.
It was the Best musical and last super hit movie by Madam Noor Jahan in 1959 .The movie will be remembered as an all time best musical film in Pakistan. The master musician Khawaja Khursheed Anwar produced some high class music and director Masood Pervez did a great job with all its actors, especially Madam Noor Jehan, Sahira and Allauddin
9 Amrao Jan Ada
Hit Pakistani movie by Rani, Shahid and Zamurd in 1972. The screenplay was well written and mature in comparison to most Urdu films. Melodrama was reigned in, yet music and song held sway. The melancholy thread in the film is developed right up to the dried leaves in the final scenes knitting together a very feminist tragedy by a male director. In many respects, this film was a major movie from Pakistan in the Eighties, on par with the efforts of some of the more notable directors from abroad.
10 Bharoo Phool Barsao
Baharo Phool Barsao is a blockbuster Pakistani Urdu color film produced and directed by Indian director Mehmood Sadiq He had come from India to produce and direct this film, but died half way through its production. It was completed by Hasan Tariq. It cast included Waheed Murad, Rani, Rukhsana, Munawwar Zareef, Saiqa, Kamal Irani,Tamanna, Ilyas Kashmiri, Aslam Pervez and Sangeeta (as guest star). The film is based on India’s Lucknow culture.