Sassi Punno

Sassi Punno is a 2004 Pakistani film in the Urdu language. It was directed by Hassan Askari.

Sassi Punno
Directed byHassan Askari
Produced bySohail Butt
Mohammad Younas
Written bySaleem Murad
StarringMoammar Rana
Veena Malik
Sana Nawaz
Shafqat Cheema
Music byM. Arshad
CinematographyPervez Khan
Edited byKhalid Bakkir
Evernew Studios
A B Films
Release date


The story is about a love triangle between character portrayed by Moammar Rana, Sana Nawaz and Veena Malik. The film is based on one of the four popular tragic romances of Sindh, Pakistan. Sassi Punnu folk tale was originally written by the Sindhi Sufi poet, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (1689-1752). Many movies have been made based on this folk tale in the past. This film is among one of them.[1][2]

Veena Malik is in love with Moammar Rana, while he loves Sana. Veena Malik's father tries to end this relationship for his daughter's sake. Moammar and Sana are locked up when they try to escape and suffer for each other.[3]

Film performance

The film was financially unsuccessful, especially in Lahore. It suffered from lack of interest by the people for the cinema houses at the time, due to the quality of the movies.

Cast and crew

Music composer was M. Arshad, film song lyrics by Riaz ur Rehman Saghar. Playback singers were Naseebo Lal, Saira Nasim, Ameer Ali.[3]


  1., Sassi Punnu (2004) film on Pakistan Film Magazine website, Retrieved 10 June 2016
  2., Folk Tale of Sassi Punnu on website, Retrieved 10 June 2016
  3., Film 'Sassi Punno (2004)' on YouTube, Retrieved 10 June 2016

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