Legendary actor Sultan Rahi remembered on his 22nd death anniversary
LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistani film super star Sultan Rahi was remembered on his 22nd death anniversary on Tuesday.
The legendary actor was killed by some unidentified armed men on January 9, 1996 during a highway robbery on the Grand Trunk Road (GT Road) near Gujranwala while coming back to Lahore from Islamabad. He was 58.
The actor remained the most popular Punjabi hero during 1970s and 1980s. He appeared in over 700 Punjabi and Urdu language films and named in the Guinness Book of Records as the most prolific actor.
He began his film career in 1959 as a guest actor in the film Baghi. Maula Jatt was released on February 11, 1979 which became his most successful Pakistani film. His other works include Behram Daku (1980), Sher Khan (1981), Sala Sahib and Ghulami (1985).