Death anniversary of renowned comedian, film actor Rangeela observed.

ISLAMABAD -- The 18th death anniversary of comedian, singer and film actor Rangeela was observed on Wednesday.

Born on January 1, 1937 in Parachimar, his real name was Muhammad Saeed Khan.

His family migrated to Peshawar when he was still a child. Later, Rangeela moved to Lahore at a young age and earned his livelihood by painting billboards for the Pakistani film industry.

By the stroke of luck when he was 20, Rangeela was asked to substitute an absent comedian at the set. His career formally started at the age of 21 with a Punjabi feature film 'Jatti' (1958) and from that moment on, he never looked back and soon emerged as one of the Lollywood's most sought-after comedians.

He founded Rangeela Productions and manifested his multi-faceted talents by directing 'Diya aur Toofan' that was released in 1969. He further introduced himself as a singer with blockbusters like 'Ga mairay manwa gata jaray, Jana hai hamka dour'. Rangeela dexterously played three...

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