Sultan Rahi remembered on his 21st death anniversary


ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (APP): Renowned film actor Sultan Rahi was
remembered on his 21st death anniversary on Monday.
Sultan Rahi was born in a Muslim family in Utter Pardesh in
India in 1938. His family migrated to Pakistan after partition and
settled in Gujranwala after 1947, private news channel reported.
He remained the most popular Punjabi hero during 1970s and
He appeared in more than 700 Punjabi and Urdu-language
flicks, and named in the Guinness Book of Records as the most
prolific actor.
He began his film career in 1959 as a guest actor in the
film Baghi. Maula Jatt was released on 11 February 1979 which
became his most successful Pakistani film. His other works include
Behram Daku (1980), Sher Khan (1981), Sala Sahib and Ghulami
Sultan Rahi was murdered by some unidentified persons on 9th
January 1996 during a highway robbery on the Grand Trunk Road (GT
Road) near Gujranwala, while coming back to Lahore from Islamabad.
He was 58.