Saheli(Movie, 1960)

Original title: "سہیلی" (Urdu/UR)
2h 26min | Genres: Music, Drama
SaheliRating: 5.0/5 (with 11 vote)
Saheli (lit. 'Friend') is a 1960 Pakistani Urdu language music blockbuster classical film directed by S. M. Yusuf and co-produced by F. M. Sardar. It is written by Hasrat Lakhnavi while music is composed by A. Hameed. It features Nayyar Sultana, Shamim Ara and Darpan in the lead while supporting actors features Aslam Pervaiz along with others. It was screened in 2016 by the Lok Virsa Museum. Saheli is the first film of Yusuf to be made in the country after he migrated to Pakistan, and the 1960s first prominent film of Nayyar Sultana, Shamim Ara and Darpan, leading the film to celebrate silver Jubilee. It was later nominated for the presidential awards and subsequently became the recipient of four Nigar Awards, a film award in Pakistan presented by the Nigar magazine to recognise those who have made contributions to the cinema of Pakistan. At the time of award ceremony, Shamim Ara refused to accept the Best Supporting Actress award, citing she played protagonist role while Nayyar Sultana appeared as supporting actress. Both actresses, according to the BBC Urdu, appeared in the lead. ()
Movie poster of Saheli

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About Saheli

A story about two women, who shared their husband.

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Additional Information

Production country: Pakistan
Made by: F & Y Movies
Original language: Urdu (UR)
Spoken languages: Urdu (UR)
Translated into 1 language: English (EN)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/23/1960
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):

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