LAHORE (Our Correspondent): The 14th death anniversary of famous Pakistani comedian and film actor and director Rangeela has observed on Friday May 24.
Rangeela Film Career
He started his career at the age of 21 from a Punjabi feature film Jatti (1958).
Rangeela started to do comedy roles after this movie and soon became one of the most sought after comedians in the Lollywood.
Gaa Mere Manwa Gaata Ja Re
The film Diya Aur Toofan (1969 film) was Rangeela’s directional debut.
The song `Gaa Mere Manwa Gaata Ja Re’, which is still fresh in the memories of the music-lovers. Rangeela also himself sing this song and it featured in the same movie.
He also directed numerous movies under the banner of Rangeela’s Productions.
Rangeela died on May 24, 2005 at the age of 68 and left hundreds of thousands of fans mourning. After his lustrous career spanning over four decades in Pakistani film industry.
Rangeela Real Name
Rangeela’s real name was Muhammad Saeed Khan. He was born in Parachinar, Kurram Agency on January 1, 1937.
He also moved to Lahore at a young age and earned his livelihood by painting billboards for the Pakistani film industry.