Chakori (Bengali: চকোরী Urdu: چکوری), is a Pakistani Urdu feature film. This film was released on 22 March 1967 on Eid-ul-Azha Day in Dhaka, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). The film was directed by Captain Ehtesham.

Nadeem Baig and Shabana in Chakori
Directed byCaptain Ehtesham
Produced byFazal Dossani & Mustafiz
Music byRobin Ghosh
Release date
  • 22 March 1967 (1967-03-22)

It was Nadeem's and Shabana's debut film. The film ran for 81 weeks, and became a platinum jubilee film.[1]

Cast edit

Music edit

Music director Robin Ghosh won the Nigar Award for Best Musician for this film.[2]

Songs edit

Box office edit

The film was a platinum jubilee hit. It ran in cinemas for 81 consecutive weeks.[1]

Nigar Awards edit

Award Recipient
Best Film[2] Producer: Mustafiz
Best Director Ehtisham[2]
Best Script Atta Ur Rehman
Best Actor Nadeem Baig[2]
Best Musician Robin Ghosh[2]
Best Playback singer (Male) Mujeeb Aalam (for the song: "Woh Mere Saamne Tasveer Bane Baithe Hain"[2]

Impact edit

Chakori was a debut movie of Nadeem Baig and launched his long and successful career as a superstar in Lollywood.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Film review of Chakori (1967)". Pakistan Film Magazine. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "The Nigar Awards (1957 - 1971)". The Hot Spot Online website. 17 June 2002. Archived from the original on 24 July 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2021.

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