ZERQA was a Riaz Shahid film starring Neelo in the title role alongside Ejaz Durrani. Prominent actor Agha Talish was also seen in an important role in the film. Zerqa was a roaring success back in 1969. On its opening day, the cinema was crammed with audiences flocking too see the highly popular film. The picture captures Zerqa’s opening day reception at one of the main Cinemas, Gulistan in Lahore.
ZERQA was written, produced and directed by Riaz Shahid who married Neelo. In the current generation, Neelo and Riaz Shahid’s son Shaan Shahid is a well known star while Agha Talish’s son Ahson Talish is an acclaimed director and an actor.