Top ten movies of famous Pakistani actress: Shammim Ara

Pakistani famous actress Shammim Ara

Pakistani film actress Shamim Ara (Putli) was the daughter of a popular dancer from Aligarh. She was Pakistani cinema’s top actress of the 1960s, taking over from the legendary Pakistani film actress Sabiha Khanum. What’s more, Shamim Ara also had an extremely successful directorial career in Lollywood following her days as a leading lady.

In 1956 a prominent Lollywood film director, Najam Naqvi, was in search of a young actress for his next venture. By chance, Najam met and he was taken aback by Shamim’s prettiness and innocent smile. The debut movie of Shammim Ara was kawari bewa. , Although the film was a flop,Shamim Ara was noticed by many directors in Lollywood. The mega success of Saheli (1960) set her on the way to stardom. Other hits followed soon including Aag Ka Darya & Saiqa. After this no one could hinder her success. She moved forward and forward by winning immense fan power.  Qaidi, Chingari , Firangi , Naila ,Aag ka Dariya ,Lakhon Mein Aik Saiqa and Salgirah in particular were  landmark films in Shamim Ara’s career.

Shamim Ara holds a top position in her pictorial career by giving marvelous mega opuses including Playboy, Miss Hong Kong, Miss Singapore, Miss Colombo, Lady Smuggler and Lady Commando, therefore, securing her place forever in Pakistan’s Hall of Fame.

Lets have a look into the top 10 best movies of Pakistani actress Shamin Ara:

  • # 10 …Saiqa
  • # 9 …Mera ghar meri janat
  • # 8 …Dil mera dharkan teri
  • # 7 …Hamraz
  • # 6 …Saheli
  • # 5 …Naila
  • # 4 …Qaidi
  • # 3 …Dil e betab
  • # 2 …Lakho me aik
  • # 1 …Salgirah

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Webpreneur. CEO ContentCreatorZ Pakistan. Managing Partner Media Marketing Services.

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One Comment

  1. shahana
    Posted October 16, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Permalink

    I am searching for a film called Doosri Ma which starred Shamim Ara. Do you have any information about how I can obtain a copy or dvd of this film. I think it was released around 1966 or 1967. Many thanks.

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