ISLAMABAD: The 18th death anniversary of renowned Punjabi film Star Sultan Rahi is being observed on Thursday 9th January 2014.
The famous actor Sultan Mohammad popularly known as Sultan Rahi in film industry.He was born in 1938 in SaharanpurIndia. He started his film career in 1959 as part time job in the film Baghi.
In 1975 he became an action representation for the lovers of Punjabi films. He struggled for a few years in the early 1960s playing only a few supporting roles. The turning point of his career however came in 1972 when three of his films celebrated diamond jubilees.
In 1975 he became an action sign for the lovers of Punjabi films. The year 1979 changed his whole life as his film Maula Jatt became the most successful Pakistani film in Pakistan. It broke all previous records and surprised for the Pakistani film industry.
Sultan Rahi take part in over 750 Punjabi and Urdu language films. His extremely successful film career came to a tragic end on January 9, 1996 when he was shot dead by unidentified armed persons in a highway robbery on GT Road near Gujranwala.