Villain, Character Actor
First film: Nath (Punjabi - 1952)
Last film: ?
Talish was an international standards actor and he played some historic roles in some very big films like Shaheed, Farangi, Zarqa and Yeh Amman. He got breakthrough from a drunk role who sang "Yaro mujhe muaaf rakho, main nashey mein hun... (by Salim Raza in Saat Lakh in 1957). Talish played some unforgettable roles in Pakistani films. His role in Shaheed from 1961 - and then a remake of this film as Watan in 1981 was one of the best role on silver screen. He was "Ajnabi" - The Stranger (an englishman who discovered oil in the Arabian dessert). Talish also played a remarkable role as an Israeli officer in film Zarqa (1969). His roles as Nawab in Umrao Jan Ada and Zeenat were all time best roles in social films. He also played a fantastic comedy and title role in Barey Mian Deevaney (1977).
Talish worked in an Indian film Saraey key baher in 1947 and he acted as hero with Rehana in film Apna Paraya in 1959, with Nayyar Sultana and Laila in Touheed. He was second hero in Guddi Gudda with Musarrat Nazir and Sudhir. Talish appeared in more than 450 films.
Born as Agha Ali Abbas Qazalbash who belongs to Ludhina, Indian Punjab, was known as Agha Talish in film industry. He died on February 19, 1998 at Lahore. (by Mohammad Ayub Qureshi, Saudi Arabia)
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