Remembering comedy king Rangeela on his 86th birth anniversary
January 1, 2023 09:45 PM
Fans of late actor Rangeela, the real name Muhammad Saeed Khan, are celebrating his 85th birthday to pay homages to his services in the field of comedy, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
They organized a number of events to remember his services in the field of comedy and the film industry.
Rangeela is considered to be one of the leading comedians of the Pakistani film world. As a director, he has produced many hit films including Daya and Tofan, Rangeela, Kubra Ashiq, Subha Ka Tara, and Du Rangele.
He was born in Parachinar, Kurram Agency on the 1st of January, 1937. His family migrated to Peshawar when he was still a kid.
His first career film was a Punjabi movie named Jatti (1958). And from that moment on, he never looked back and soon emerged as one of Lollywood’s most sought-after comedians. The actor worked in over 300 films throughout his career and is regarded as the king of comedy in Pakistan. As a singer, he also sang memorable songs.
For his services to the film industry, Rangeela received several awards including the President’s Pride of Performance in 2005 for excellence in the field of cinema. Rangeela was married thrice and had 14 children, 6 boys, and 8 girls.