Artists like multi-talented Rangeela born in centuries: Altaf Hussain.

MULTAN -- Well-known film director Altaf Hussain on Wednesday said Muhammad Saeed Khan, popularly known as Rangeela, was one of the finest artists the Pakistan film industry ever had.

"Such actors are born in centuries," he said.

Talking to reporter in connection with the great comedian's 18th death anniversary, he said the Pride of the Performance artist was a multi-talented performer who had command over comedy and tragedy simultaneously.

"Rangeela was a director, producer, writer, actor, singer and what not," he noted.

First, he worked as a painter and made film boards, Hussain said, adding the actor got a chance in M J Rana's " Jutti" wherein he performed tremendously which shot him to fame in the late 50s.

Encouraged by the success of the first film, the King of Comedy made his own production, " Diya or Toofain" whose song " Ga mere manwa gata ja rahe" was liked far and wide across the country, besides the film's comic scenes and story. Since then he never looked back, the senior director reminisced.

Under Rangeela Productions banner, several Nigar Awards winner artist made " Meri Zindi ha Naghma, Dil aur Duniya, Du Rangeeley, Rangeela, Kubra Ashiq and the list went on, he maintained.

"He was my...

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