Hassan Tariq
Born(1927-10-22)22 October 1927
Died24 April 1982(1982-04-24) (aged 54)
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter
Years active1959 - 1982
Spouse(s)Nighat Sultana
Emi Menuwala
ChildrenRabia Hassan (with Nighat)
Reena Hassan (with Rani)

Hassan Tariq (22 October 1927 – 24 April 1982) was a Pakistani film director, film producer and screenwriter who was famous for making films like Anjuman, Kaneez, Baharo Phool Barsao, Dewar Bhabhi.

Early life and career

Hassan was born on 22 October 1927 in Amritsar, India. He migrated to Pakistan after its establishment. He started his career as an assistant director.[1] He directed his first film, Neend (Sleep) in 1959 and became a successful director. He made around 40 films in Pakistan film industry and was the main reason behind the success of his wife Rani.[2][3]

Personal life

Hassan married three times. He was married with actress Nighat Sultana, dancer Emi Menuwala and actress Rani.[4]


He died on 24 April 1982 at Lahore.[5]


  1. ^ "نامور ہدایتکار حسن طارق کی 35ویں برسی آج منائی جائے گی". Daily Pakistan. 24 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Film director Hasan Tariq's death anniversary observed - Samaa TV". www.samaa.tv. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  3. ^ Alavi, Omair (10 May 2015). "Pakistani showbiz: Mum's the word". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  4. ^ Jafri, Aqeel (2010). Pakistan Chronicle. Karachi: Virsa/Fazli Sons. p. 527. ISBN 978-969-9454-00-4.
  5. ^ Jajja, Sumaira (25 May 2014). "In memoriam: The Rani of our hearts lives on". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 19 February 2018.