Immediately afterwards, the studio released the film Sarfarosh (Brave Heart) in 1931, with Gul Hamid playing the lead role with more or less the same cast as in the previous film.
This production proved equally appealing, but was able to stir noise about the Lahore film industry.
Upon independence, there was a shortage of funds, filming equipment which initially paralysed the film industry.
With hardships faced, the first Pakistani feature film, Teri Yaad released on 7 August 1948, Over the next few years, films that were released reached mediocre success until the release of Do Ansoo on 7 April 1950.
The shift has been seen by many as the leading cause for the "resurgence of Pakistani cinema".
Despite the industry crisis starting in the mid-1980s, Pakistani films have retained much of its distinctive identity.
Mahira khan is an very famous actress in pakistan film industry.
She has seen in popular pakistani drama series Humsafar opposite Fawad Khan.
Roop Lal Shori, who was a resident of Brandreth Road in Lahore, upon hearing of Lahore's growing film industry, returned to his hometown and produced Qismat Ke Haer Pher (Life After Death) in 1932, which would firmly ground the film industry in Lahore.
In 1946, Sajjad Gul set up Evernew Studios in on Multan Road.
Over 10,000 Urdu feature-films have been produced in Pakistan since 1948, as well as over 8000 Punjabi, 6000 Pashto and 2000 Sindhi feature-length films.