Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Fans remember legendary Pashto film-star


The fans including politicians, federations of various film-stars remembered late legendary Badar Munir paid rich tributes to him on his second death anniversary here at Peshawar Press Club (PPC) on Monday night.
The death anniversary of the legendary Pashto film-star Badar Munir was held under the auspices of Badar Munirs Fans Federation, Lala Sudhir Federation and Shahid Federation. The fans of Badar Munir from districts, Swat, Buner, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan and Baluchistan attended.
Those who addressed the function were included former federal minister Nawabzada Khawaja Mohammad Khan Hoti MNA, Azam Khan Afridi, Farid Toofan, Gulriz Tabbasum, Naseer Mohammad Khan, Khurshid Iqbal, brother of Badar Munir and Said Munir, son of Badar Munir.
Sherin Zada of the Badar Munir federation performed the services of the sage secretary of the function.
Through a resolution passed by the fans of the legendary film-star demanded renaming Cinema Road, Peshawar after the name of Badar Munir while Ajab Gul, a film-star turned producer was asked to cast the son of Badar Munir and grand-son of Lala Sudhir in his upcoming movie.
The speakers said that the land of Pakhtunkhwa is fertile in art and culture as the Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan of the bollywood is the sons of the soil.
However, they lamented dismay over the lack of interest in the event.
The speakers also lamented the treatment of the cinema owners and film producers for their lack of interest in the mourning of the legendary film-star.
The cinema owners of Lahore, they had observed three-day mourning on the death of Sultan Rahi and Studios were also remained closed.
They said that flood in Swat had played havoc in Shahi Gram, the village of late Badar Munir and the house of the family had been rendered homeless.
They called for provision of residence for the family of the late legendary.

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