Qateel Shafai




Film poet


Film poet


He was was a legendary poet who wrote songs for more than 200 movies..

Qateel Shafai was song writer of Pakistan’s first film Teri Yaadin 1948. He got fame in the sub-continent after film Qatil (1955) with this mega hit song by Iqbal Bano..

  • Ulfat Ki Nei Manzil Ko Chala..

Qateel Shafai’s some other mega hit musical movies wereNoukar (1955), Intezar (1956), Ishq-e-Laila (1957), Naela(1965), Dil Mera Dharkan Teri (1968), Saza (1970), Dosti(1971), Azmat (1973), Pehli Nazar (1977) etc.

Qateel Shafai also produced two movies. His first film as producer was a Pashto film Ajab Khan Afridae in 1971 and the second film was Pakistan’s only Hindko film Qissa Khawai in 1980.

Qateel Shafai was born on December 24, 1919 in Haripur, Hazara and died on July 11, 2001 in Lahore.

Real name Aurangzeb Khan
Active career
Date of Birth 24-12-1919
Born at Haripur, Hazara
Language Hindko
Profession poetry

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