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Sultan Rahi, Actors is famous for Acting, Pakistani celebrity. Born on 1938
Sultan Muhammad (popularly known as Sultan Rahi) born (1938 - 9 January 1996) in a muslim family of Saharanpur, was a notable Pakistani film actor who was prominent in Pakistan in Punjabi films during the 1970s and 1980s. He was mostly popular among people in Punjab, Pakistan and among Sikh and Punjabi community of India.. He appeared in more than 700 Punjabi and Urdu-language movies, and is named in the Guinness Book of Records as the most prolific actor.
Some of his major films include Maula Jatt, Sher Khan, Chan Veryam, Kaley Chore, and The Godfather. At the time of death, he was 58 years old.
Sultan Rahi was an extra in the 1959 film Baghi. Although he struggled for a few years in the early 1960s, playing only a few supporting roles. The turning point came in 1972, when three of his films celebrated diamond jubilees. In 1975 he became an action icon for the lovers of Punjabi films. The year 1979, changed his whole life as his film Maula Jatt became the most successful Pakistani film to date. It broke all records and did wonders for the Pakistani film industry. Rahi worked most often with directors Masood Rana and Younas Malik. He appeared in over 750 Punjabi and Urdu-language films. Rahi dominated the film industry for decades until his murder on 9 January 1996; he was shot dead on the main highway in Pakistan known as GT Road.
Rahi is so far the only actor in Pakistan who appeared in diamond jubilee films as both hero and villain. He is the only leading actor whose films (Maula Jatt and Sher Khan) celebrated diamond jubilees in Karachi in their second runs.