Friday, November 5, 2010

Old Pakistani Punjabi film actor Akmal "Akmal Khan" Biography-Picture Gallery

First film: Jabroo (Punjabi - 1956)
Last film: Bahadur Kisaan (Punjabi - 1970)


Akmal was the second super star of Punjabi films after Sudhir. He started his film career as a makeup artist and appeared as an extra actor in Mehbooba, Qatil and Dulla Bhatti. Jabroo in 1956 was his first film as hero but the golden era of his film career came after the great success of Choorian in 1963. His mega hit film Malangi (1965) was a peak point of his film career. He appeared as villain in Baghawat (1960) and his sudden death on June 11, 1967 made him an unforgettable film character in Pakistani Punjabi films. 



Akmal was younger brother of famous character actor Ajmal and his real name was told as Asif Khan. His affair with famous actress Firdous was very famous and his son from his first wife - Shehbaz Akmal also appeared in few films in the 80s.

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