Leading film personalities were arrested in Lahore agitating at Regent Cinema against the realease of Indian film Jaal on July 9th, which was licensed by Pakistani government for import only to East Pakistan but not in West Pakistan. The agitation was led by W.Z.Ahmad, Shaukat Husain Rizvi, Saifuddin Saif and Sibtain Fazli while almost all famous talent followed including Madam Noor Jahan, Naina, Santosh, Sudhir, Bibbo, Allauddin, M. Ismael. The demand was accepted by the government and a film-to-film exchange agreement was made with India - seperate for East and West Pakistan until 1965-war. Since Indian film are totally banned in Pakistan.
Director W.Z. Ahmad's inaugural film "Ruhi" was the first banned film in Pakistan.
Debutants: Actors: Evergreen actor Yousuf Khan began his career from film "Perwaz".
(3 Urdu films) 2 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1373 hijri), Thursday, June 3, 1954 2 Urdu: Sassi & Raat ki baat 0 Punjabi: - 1 film on Eid-ul-Azha, Wednesday, August 11, 1954 1 Urdu: Ruhi 0 Punjabi: -