LAHORE, June 10 (APP): The 36th death anniversary of film
star Santosh Kumar will be observed on June 11.
Syed Musa Abbas Raza, (1925 – 1982) better known as Santosh Kumar, was a famous Pakistani film actor of 1950s and 1960s. He belonged to a well-educated Urdu-speaking family from Lahore. His brother Darpan was also a renowned film actor during that period. His other brother S Suleiman was a renowned film director.
Santosh Kumar was Pakistan’s superstar film hero, along with Sudhir, but he was the first-ever top romantic hero. His first film was Ahensa in 1947 in India. In Pakistan, his first film was Beli in 1950, and in the same year he became film hero of the first-ever Pakistani silver jubilee Urdu film Do Aansoo.