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Nazir (I) (1910–1983)

Nazir,as film director,became well-known in Old India with the release of film Laila Majnu (1945) which celebrated its success with a Silver Jubilee.Nazir & Swaran Lata (husband & wife team) migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and made several commercially successful movies in Pakistan...Pheray (1949),Shehri Babu (1953),Heer (1955)and Noor-E-Islam (1957)... See full bio »

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Known For

Sandesha Actor
Society Actor
Maa Baap
Maa Baap Actor
Apni Nagariya


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 1959 Shama
 1959 Nagin
 1957 Noor-E-Islam
 1955 Naukar
 1955 Khatoon
 1950 Anokhi Dastan
 1950 Humari Basti
 1950 Ghalat Fahmi
 1950 Laraay
 1949 Pheray
 1949 Sachchai
 1947 Naatak
 1945 Gaon Ki Gori
Lead actor
 1945 Laila Majnu
Lead actor (as Majnu)
 1944 Maa Baap
 1943 Abroo
 1942 Society
 1941 Taj Mahal
 1941 The Saint
 1940 Aaj Ki Duniya
 1940 Apni Nagariya
 1940 Sandesha
 1939 Joshe Islam
 1939 Midnight Mail
 1938 Baghban
 1938 Bhabi (as M. Nazeer)
 1938 Sitara
 1937 Dukhiyari
 1936 Pratima
 1936 Sangdil Samaj
 1935 Delhi Ka Thug
 1934 Chandragupta
 1934 Iraq Ka Chor
 1934 Night Bird
 1934 Sultana
 1933 Abe Hayat
 1933 Lal-e-Yaman
 1932 Heer Ranjha
 1932 Zarina
 1931 Farebi Daku
 1930 Sarfarosh
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

M. Nazeer | Nazir Ahmed Shah

Did You Know?


Nazir first married Sikandara Begum (older sister of renowned Indian film director K. Asif of film Mughal-E-Azam (1960) fame), then married Sitara Devi (a Kathak dancer) and his third marriage was with film actress Swaran Lata. He is also a great-granduncle of Qaiser Shah.

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