Lok Virsa to screen film ‘Zarqa’ on July 29

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Lok Virsa Mandwa Film Club would organize screening of classic film ‘Zarqa’ (1969) on July 29 at its Media Center in Islamabad.

Film ‘Zarqa’ was directed by renowned film producer Riaz Shahid. Other cast of film includes Neelo, Ejaz Durrani and Allauddin. Film was the first ever Golden Jubilee classic Pakistani film.

Neelo plays Zarqa, a Palestinian dancer who sacrifices her life for the liberation of her motherland.

The film features a super hit and memorable soundtrack composed by Wajahat Attray, with lyrics by Habib Jalib and featuring voices of Mehdi Hassan and Naseem Begum.

A most memorable song of the film is Raqs Zanjeer Pehan Kar Bhi.

An official of Lok Virsa told the state-run news agency that the film screening would be attended by Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed and film fans from twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

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