40 years of Noorie (11/05/1979)
Noorie is produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna; this is his only film as director. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Poonam Dhillon, Madan Puri, and Iftekhar. The film’s music is by Khayyam and the lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar.
The film was a “Super-Hit” and the seventh highest-grossing film at the Indian box office in 1979. It was also an overseas hit in China, where it released in 1981, and became one of the most successful Indian films in China at the time, along with Awaara and Caravan.