Uttar Pradesh, India.

It was a long time back when the Pakistani film industry was a force to be reckoned with. Over 50 years ago, the Pakistani Lollywood industry was at its peak, with some of the most recognized and famous stars featuring in their films. Even today, some of these films are recognized as some of the best films ever created by the Pakistani film industry. The actors and actresses are regarded as the finest breed of artistes ever produced by Lollywood. Even though the standards of the industry have fallen greatly over the past few decades, it is these movies and such artistes in whom the industry can still take pride in, and inspiration from. Nirala Muzaffar was one of the actors of that era. Commonly known as Nirala, he was a comedian film star in movies that aired in the 1960's. Nirala only appeared in Urdu films throughout his career. After moving from India to Pakistan, Niralalived on Drigh Road in a rented house. His knack for comedy quickly had him discovered by producers and he started performing at private parties, social gatherings as well as in theater. As VCR, television and such facilities were not available, Nirala mainly performed in theaters.

He made his acting debut in the film Aur Bhi Gham Hain, which was aired in 1960. Nirala Muzaffar also received the Nigar Award for his role in the film Armaan, in 1966. He played a supporting role with acting legend Waheed Murad in this movie. His last movie was Choron Ka Badshah, which was released three years after he died in Karachi in 1985. His real name was Syed Muzaffar Hussain Zaidi.



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