21st death anniversary of Agha Talish
Filmstar and one of the finest actors of his time, Agha Talish, was remembered by his fans on his 21st death anniversary on Tuesday.
Known as Agha Talish, Agha Ali Abbas Qizilbash was born in Ludhiana, India, in 1926 and made his debut in 1947 and was mostly known and recognized in Pakistan for playing ‘character actor’ or villain roles.
Talish’s breakthrough film was producer Saifuddin Saif’s Saat Lakh (1957) where his on-screen performance on a popular hit song was widely admired His major films include ‘Shaheed’, ‘Farangi’, ‘Zarqa’ and ‘Yeh Amman’. His role in ‘Shaheed’ from 1961 and then a remake of this film as ‘Watan’ in 1981 was one of the best role on silver screen.
Talish also played a remarkable role as an Israeli officer in film ‘Zarqa’ (1969). His roles as Nawab in ‘Umrao Jan Ada’ and ‘Zeenat’ were all-time best roles in social films. He also played a fantastic comedy and title role in ‘Barey Mian Deevaney’ (1977).
His son Ahsan Talish is also a well-known producer and actor.