Versatile Pakistani playback singer and was " an important contributor to the golden age of Pakistani film music."- Ahmed Rushdi
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The cinema of Pakistan, or Pakistani cinema, refers to the filmmaking industry in Pakistan.
Syed Faqir Ahmad Shah produced his first film with a heavy budget in 1955 " Saqlain Rizvi and Murtaza Jillani were directors, Syed Faqir Ahmad produced his second film " Jagga "in 1958 directed by his son Saqlain Rizvi, the film remained mediocre in the cinema. As cinema viewership increased, Sassi released on 3 June 1954 by Eveready Pictures reached golden jubilee status staying on screens for 50-weeks. Legendary playback singer Ahmed Rushdi started his career in April 1955 after singing his first song in Pakistan "Bander Road Se Kemari".Umar Marvi released on 12 March 1956 became the first Pakistani film made in the Sindhi language. To celebrate the success of these endeavours, film journalist Ilyas Rashidi launched an annual awarding event on 17 July 1958. Named Nigar Awards, the event is since then considered Pakistan's premier awarding event celebrating outstanding performance in various categories of filmmaking.
Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood.
He earned numerous awards and accolades during his lifetime and remained a leading singer of Pakistani film industry along with another contemporary playback singer Ahmed Rushdi, and it is estimated that Hassan sang for over 300 films during his career.
Singer whose singing is pre-recorded for use in films.
Mohammed Rafi and Ahmed Rushdi are regarded as two of the most influential playback singers in South Asia.
Pakistani playback singer and actress who worked first in India and then in the cinema of Pakistan.
Along with Ahmed Rushdi, she holds the record for having given voice to the largest number of film songs in the history of Pakistani cinema.
Form of amatory poem or ode, originating in Arabic poetry.
In Pakistan, Noor Jehan, Iqbal Bano, Abida Parveen, Farida Khanum, Ghulam Ali, Ahmed Rushdi, Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, Parvez Mehdi and Mehdi Hassan are known for ghazal renditions.
Pakistani film actor, producer and script writer.
The film were sung by Ahmed Rushdi.
Rana still holds the record of singing more than 300 film songs in each of the two languages - Urdu and Punjabi, an all-time record shared with Ahmed Rushdi and Noor Jehan.
Indian playback singer and actor.
In his later career, Kumar was also heavily influenced by playback singer Ahmed Rushdi and his liking towards Rushdi was to the extent that former paid a tribute at Royal Albert Hall in London to the latter by singing some of his songs.
Pakistani actor, singer and producer.
In his career, Nadeem is mostly voiced by Ahmed Rushdi and latter Akhlaq Ahmed provided his voice.
Bangladeshi playback singer and composer.
Her style of singing is inspired by Pakistani playback singer Ahmed Rushdi and she also made a pair with him after replacing another singer Mala.