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Speakers pay rich tributes to legendary filmmaker.

PESHAWAR -- Advisor to Chief Minister, Abdul Moneem Khan, claimed on Tuesday the provincial government fulfilled its promises it had made earlier with masses and said it only believe in practical work in spite of hollow slogans.

He as a chief guest clearly said after removal of technical problems, the cinema road in provincial metropolitan would be named Badar Munir on public demand.

Speaking on the occasion, living legend, Khial Mohammad, said that hundreds of his songs had been picturized on Badar Munir as his voice had suited his personality.

He further explained he had taken pride in being a playback singer in his most Badar Munir,s movies.

Mr Muhammad, went on to say that he (Badar Munir) had a close resemblance even with my face structure as he was a versatile actor who would always be remembered as true hero of masses.

Javed Yousafzai, chief of All Pakistan Badar Munir Federation (APBMF), in his address regretted and saying the Badar Munir,s family in Swat has still not been compensated who home had been damaged in 2010 flashfloods.

He said that late Badar Munir had always remained as excellent role model for young performers.

Shahnaz Begum dwelt upon her long associations with Badar Munir, said that the late actor was an uncrowned king of Pashto silver screen.

She said that he had not launched his career in Pashto movies; there would have been no Pashto film industry. Young actors performed a few memorable shots of Badar Munir hit movies while Pir Hamid, an artiste presented popular film posters, portrait and photographs of the late actor.

Akbar Hoti another Pashto poet screened a short documentary on the life and contributions of Badar Munir.

The jam-packed movie -buffs and fans of Badar Munir attended the function. Speakers while paying tribute to the late actor said that Badar Munir was not only an excellent performer but was also a great social worker later filmstar Jehangir Khan, Shahid Khan, Saeed Munir, Zardad Bulbul, Arshad Hussain, Nimra Farah, Reema Khan and Gulalai performed on Badar Munir prominent Pashto songs and famous comedian Syed Rehman Sheno, Shaheen Shah, and Afsar Khan presented skit which was highly appreciated and lauded bye audience.

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Publication:Frontier Post (Peshawar, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 23, 2016
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