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Ilyas Kashmiri

Ilyas Kashmiri (25 December 1925 – 12 December 2007) was aPakistani film actor.

Born in Muhalla Dara Shikoh, near Rewali Cinema, in Lahore, Punjab,British India, he started his film career from Bombay. In Bombay, the first film in which he appeared as a hero was Malika, directed and produced by Nazir.

After partition he appeared as hero in his first Punjabi film Mundri in 1949. Ilyas Kashmiri did all kinds of roles, from hero to comedian to character acting and also earned fame as a villain. According to film circles, he acted in over 600 Urdu and Punjabi films.

Among best known are Mukhra Chan Warga, Chacha Jee, Hath Jori, Basheera, Sultan Banarsi Thag, Ustad Shagird, Ishq Per Zor Nahi, Pinjra, Hatim, Mahi Munda, Sabira, Yakay Wali, Laila Majnoon, Wada, Anjaam, Shuhrat, Sardar andMurad ,

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Born Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri
25 December 1925
Dara Shikoh, British India
Died 12 December 2007 (aged 81)
Lahore, Pakistan
Occupation Actor, Producer
Years active 1947–2000
Parent(s) Noor Din

Filmography

  • Imam Din Gohavia (1967)
  • Ziddi (1973)
  • Sharif Badmash (1975)
  • Chitra Tay Shera (1976)
  • Ranga Daku (1979)
  • General Bakht Khan (1979)
  • Behram Daku (1980)
  • Sher Khan (1981)
  • Chan Varyam (1981)
  • Chan Suraj (1981)
  • Rustam Tey Khan (1984)
  • Jagga Tay Shera (1984)
  • Kalia (1984)
  • Malanga (1986)
  • Mela (1986)
  • Saranga (1994)
  • Madam Rani (1995)

He died on 12 December 2007 in Lahore, aged 82.

Filmography

  • Imam Din Gohavia (1967)
  • Ziddi (1973)
  • Sharif Badmash (1975)
  • Chitra Tay Shera (1976)
  • Ranga Daku (1979)
  • General Bakht Khan (1979)
  • Behram Daku (1980)
  • Sher Khan (1981)
  • Chan Varyam (1981)
  • Chan Suraj (1981)
  • Rustam Tey Khan (1984)
  • Jagga Tay Shera (1984)
  • Kalia (1984)
  • Malanga (1986)
  • Mela (1986)
  • Saranga (1994)
  • Madam Rani (1995)

He died on 12 December 2007 in Lahore, aged 82.

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