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Monday, 4 November 2013
Film director, producer, writer, studio owner and Hafiz-e-Quran
He was a multi talented artist with great contributions..
Shabab Keranvi was producer, director, writer, lyricist and studio owner. Basically, he was a journalist and Hafiz-e-Quran who started his career from a film magazine Director from Lahore. His inaugural film as producer was Jallan in 1955. His first film as director wasSurayya in 1961 and he bought a film studio after the great success of his second filmMehtab (1962). Aina (1966), Insaniyat (1967), Insaf aur Qanoon (1971), Daaman aur Chingari (1973) and Mera Naam Hay Mohabbat (1975) were some of his big movies.
Shabab Keranvi was born in 1925 at Kerana, district Muzaffar Garh, Utter Pardesh, India. His two sons, Zafar Shabab and Nazar Shabab were also successful film directors. He died in Lahore on November 5, 1982.