Heer (1955 film)

Heer (Punjabi: ھیر) is a 1955 Punjabi film directed by Nazir,[2] starring Swaran Lata and Inayat Hussain Bhatti in title roles. The movie is based on the famous Heer poetry book, written by Waris Shah in the 18th century about the love story between Heer and her lover Ranjha.

Heer (1955 film)
Directed byNazir[1]
Screenplay byBaba Alam Siahposh
Based onHeer poetry book
by Waris Shah- an epic love story of Punjab
Produced byJ.C. Anand[1]
StarringSwaran Lata[1]
Inayat Hussain Bhatti[1]
Zeenat Begum
M. Ajmal
Imdad Husain
Music bySafdar Hussain[1]
Distributed byEveready Pictures
Release date
  • 28 October 1955 (1955-10-28)


Actor/Actress Roles
Swaran Lata Heer[1]
Inayat Hussain Bhatti Ranjha[1]
Rekha Malki (Heer's mother)
M. Ajmal[2] Kaido (Heer's uncle)
Nazar Saida Khera (Heer's husband)[1]
Zeenat Begum Sehti (Saida's sister)[1]
Imdad Husain Bhangi

Music and super-hit film songs of this filmEdit

The music is composed by Safdar Hussain with playback singers, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Munawar Sultana, Imdad Husain and Zubaida Khanum.[2]

  • "Dhole Diley Da Jani Ajay Nahin Aaya" Sung by Zubaida Khanum, lyrics by Baba Alam Siaposh and music of Safdar Hussain[2]
  • "Assaan Jaan Kay Meet Lai Akhh Wey" Sung by Zubaida Khanum, lyrics by Baba Alam Siaposh
  • "Hun Beerrian Nuun Kar Ley Bund Ni, Khulla Chhagga Paan Waliay" Sung by Inayat Hussain Bhatti and others, a Banghra song, lyrics by Hazin Qadri and music by Safdar Hussain[2]
  • "Sahnun Sajana Dey Milney Di Taang Aei" Sung by Inayat Hussain Bhatti, lyrics by Hazin Qadri[2]
  • "Akhhaan Millian Gulabi Nainaan Naal Ji" Sung by Zubaida Khanum, lyrics by Hazin Qadri, music by Safdar Hussain[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Heer (1955 film)". Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website. Archived from the original on 23 December 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Film Heer (1955)". Pakistan Film Magazine website. Archived from the original on 15 April 2019. Retrieved 25 April 2022.