Saeed Khan Rangeela
: سعید خان رنگیلا
) (January 1, 1937 – May 24, 2005) was a Pakistani Lollywood actor
His birthname was Mohammad Saeed Khan and he was born in Nangarhar, Afghanistan. He took a keen interest in body-building and physical exercises as a teenager.
He moved to Lahore at a young age and earned his livelihood by painting billboards for the Lahore movie industry. Once, when shooting of a film was taking place, some jolly character was found absent. The director called for Mohammad Saeed Khan to play the part which he did. All those present during the shooting were amused by his style. This way luck made him an actor. Rangeela made his professional cinematic debut in a 1958 Punjabi film Jatti
, directed by M.J. Rana. He started playing humorous roles in movies and became very popular. Much later he formed Rangeela Productions to produce his own movies. He not only produced films but also directed his productions, sang songs, and wrote some scripts as well. His movies, to the surprise of many film industry stalwarts, attracted a large number of viewers. The film Diya aur toofan
, May 9, 1969, was Rangeela's directional debut. He directed numerous movies under the banner of Rangeela Productions. His acting was showcased in Rangeela
, September 11, 1970, in which he played the title role. His third consecutive hit film was Dil aur duniya
, October 1, 1971, starring Habib, Aasia and Rangeela. He brought to the film Dil aur......