Film “Baazi” screened at Lok Virsa

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (APP): National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) Mandwa Film Club organized screening of film “Baazi” on Saturday evening at Virsa Media Centre.
Film Actress Nisho Begum was the chief guest on the occasion. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed and a large number of people from twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi also participated in the event.
Nisho was very talented and glamorous actress. Film ‘Baazi’ was her first film released in 1970. She was also worked in Punjabi films but she got good response in Urdu films.
Her real name is Bilquis Begum. She gain fame, name and respect in Pakistani film Industry.
She was offered the role of lead actress opposite Mohammad Ali and Nadeem in her debut, mega hit film ‘Baazi,’ in 1970.
Around that time, Bilquis changed her name to Nisho and achieved name, fame and respect in times due course. Moreover, Mohammad Ali and Nadeem appeared together for the first time in the film ‘Baazi’ (Director, Late Iqbal Shehzad, composer, Sohail Rana.
The event was streamed live on Lok Virsa’s official Website, www.lokvirsa.org.pk.
In the event Nisho Begum shared her experiences on her almost four-decade-long film career.
“I am really happy that my first-ever film was screened and am glad that old films are still an attraction for audiences.
“I was lucky enough to work with the legendary actors of my time,” she said.
She has more than 60 films to her credit, including Yeh Aman, Kubra Aashiq, Dulhan Rani, Bazaar, Angary, Namak Haram, Rangeela and Dharkan, amongst others.
Nisho Begum said those who are producing films now a days should watch old films for the purpose of learning.