Song/Gana: Chup Jao Tareo.
گانا: چُھپ جائو تاریو۔
Poet/Shair: Waris Ludhyanvi.
شاعر: وارث لدھیانوی۔
Singer/Gulukara: Naseem Begum.
گلوکارہ: نسیم بیگم۔
Movie/Film: Langotiya (Punjabi).
فلم: لنگوٹیہ (پنجابی)۔
Music/Mosiqui: Baba Ghulam Ahmed Chishti*.
موسیقی: بابا غلام احمد چشتی*۔
Language/Zuban: Pakistani/Indian Punjabi.
Ganer: Pakistani Fim Industry (Lollywood).
پاکستانی فلم انڈسٹری (لالی وڈ)۔
*Baba Ghulam Ahmed Chishti:
G.A. Chishti, a legend music composer of Pakistani cinema can be categorized one of the founders of Pakistani film music. He had already established himself in the pre-independence era. G.A. Chishti was firmly grounded in the Punjabi ang. He was particularly apt at weaving the design of influences around Punjabi music.
G. A. Chishti started his career by composing music for the film Deen o Dunya in 1936, and in 1938 he had composed music for L R Shori's film Sohni Manhival. After the success of this film, he moved to Calcutta where he had composed music for several films. Censor board banned one of his compositions Aik Shehar ki londya nainon ke teer chala geyi... from film Shukriya in 1944.
In 1949, G.A. Chishti migrated to Pakistan, At that time the Pakistan's films industry was in primitive stage and its productions were generally unable to compete with the selected (imported) Indian films. Music was the exception.
G. A. Chishti started to compose the music of three films at a time, that were Sachchai, Mundri and Pherey. Pherey became a blockbuster after the release. It was not only the first successful film of Pakistan but the first silver jubilee hit too. It is said that G.A. Chishti composed all of the tunes of this film only in one day. Pherey had the following hit songs:
Menoo Rabb di sonh tere naal pyar ho geya...
Akhian laveen na, ve fer pachhtavin na...
(Munawar Sultana, Inayat Hussain Bhatti)
Ki keeta taqdeere, rol chhadey do heerey...
Jai nain si pyar nibhana, sanu dass ja koi thakana...
(Inayat Hussain Bhatti)
G.A. Chishti had a very long and successful career. He had composed almost 5000 tunes. In Pakistan he had scored music for 152 films. He had also a poetic skill and was able to write poetry in Urdu and Punjabi. He had written the lyrics of almost 12 songs for films. G. A. Chishti was a very simple, affable and kind person. Due to his popularity and venerability, He was called "Baba Ji" in film world. He had always composed the tunes to keep in view of the public-demand and this is a fact that his tunes are still very popular in public. He had composed some Urdu films too, but infect he was a specialist of Punjabi film music.
G. A. Chishti's real name was Ghulam Ahmed Chishti. He was born in 1905 in Gana chor, a small village of Jalandhar. He was a fond of music from his childhood and in his early educational days, he was used to sing "Naats". When he came in Lahore, he met with Agha Hashar Kashmiri, a well-known writer of subcontinent who was a good composer too. He joined to Agha Hashar as an employee on a salary of Rs. 50 per month. He got his early music training under the influence of Agha Hashar Kashmiri. After the death of Agha Sahab, G. A. Chishti joined a recording company and started the compositions. He produced some records of Jaddan Bai and Ameer Bai Karnatki.
He was died in the age of 89 by heart attack, on December 25, 1994, in Lahore.
G. A. Chishti's Discoveries:
Madam Noor Jehan as singer on Lahore stage when she was just 9 years old in 1935.
Zubaida Khanum in Billo 1951.
Saleem Raza in film Noukar 1955.
Naseem Begum in Guddi Gudda in 1956.
Nazir Begum in Miss 56 in 1956.
Mala in film Abroo 1961.
Masood Rana in first punjabi films Rishta in 1963.
Pervez Mehdi in Chann Tara in 1973.
He instructed famous musicians Rehman Verma and Indian musician Khayyam.
* Wikipedia Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Ahmed_Chishti