Famous Punjabi film hero Sultan Rahi of Pakistan film industry has today 18th death anniversary. Sultan Rahi was a Pakistani Punjabi actor with an appearance in 813 films in his career . He is the only Pakistani actor to be in the Guinness Book of World Records. He worked in over 703 plus Punjabi films and 100 Urdu films.The legendary actor Sultan Mohammad, popularly known as Sultan Rahi, was born in 1938 in a Muslim family of Saharanpur, India.
He started his film career in 1959 as an extra in the film Baghi. In 1975 he became an action icon for the lovers of Punjabi films. He struggled for a few years in the early 1960s, playing only a few supporting roles. The turning point of his career, however, came in 1972, when three of his films celebrated diamond jubilees. In 1975 he became an action icon for the lovers of Punjabi films. The year 1979, changed his whole life as his film Maula Jatt became the mostsuccessful Pakistani film to date. It broke all records and did wonders for thePakistani film industry. He died on January 9, 1996 at the age of 58.