Here are 1 famous actors from Pakistan died in 1973:
Roop K. Shorey (January 28, 1914 Quetta-June 3, 1973 Mumbai) also known as Roopkishore, Roop K. Shori or R.K. Shoery was a Pakistani actor, film director and film producer.
He started his career in the film industry in the 1930s and was known for his versatile acting skills. He appeared in over 50 films in both India and Pakistan throughout his career.
As a director, Roop K. Shorey helmed several successful films including the comedy classic "Cham Chama Cham" and "Ek Thi Ladki" which launched the career of actress Meena Kumari. He also produced a number of films, most notably the blockbuster hit "Dholak" which starred his wife actress Nigar Sultana.
Roop K. Shorey was a respected figure in the film industry and was known for his dedication and hard work. He continued to work in films despite suffering from a serious illness in the latter part of his career. His legacy continues to live on in the film industry and he is remembered as one of the pioneers of Pakistani cinema.
Roop K. Shorey was born in Quetta, which at that time was a part of British India. He belonged to a family of cinema owners and distributors. His father and brothers were all actively involved in the film industry which sparked Roop K. Shorey's interest in films from an early age. He eventually moved to Bombay (now Mumbai) to pursue a career in acting and filmmaking.
Roop K. Shorey was one of the founding members of Shorey Films, a production company that produced some of the most successful films of its time. In addition to directing and producing films, he was an accomplished writer and lyricist, having penned the screenplay and songs for several of his own films.
Roop K. Shorey was married to actress Nigar Sultana and the couple had two children together. Nigar Sultana was also one of the most popular actresses of her time and appeared in several of Roop K. Shorey's films. The couple worked together on numerous films and were considered a power couple in the film industry.
Roop K. Shorey's contribution to the film industry was recognized by the government of Pakistan, and he was awarded the prestigious Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for his services to Pakistani cinema. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 59 due to complications from diabetes. His films continue to be regarded as classics in both Indian and Pakistani cinema.