KARACHI: Renowned Pakistani film industry hero Waheed Murad 74th birth anniversary was observed Tuesday.
Waheed Murad was born on October 2, 1938 in Karachi. He acted in 123 feature films and earned 32 awards for his unmatched performance.
Wahid Murad started his film career by producing a film named “Insan Badalta Hey”. As an actor he started his film career from SM Yousaf’s film “Aulad”. Then came “Daman” in which he played second hero opposite Neelo with Sabiha and Santosh in the main lead. He appeared as lead hero in a Heera Aur Pathar opposite Zeba.
He also gave some memorable performances in Punjabi films such as Mastana Mahi, Ishq Mera Naan, Sayyo Ni Mera Mahi, Akh Lari Badobadi and Jogi. Waheed Murad got married to Salma, daughter of a Karachi-based industrialist on 17 September 1964.
Murad’s famous films included “Mamta”, “Saaz Aur Awaz”, “Honhar”, “Jaag Utha Insaan”, Dewar Bhabi, Insaniyat, Phir Subha Hogi, Maan Baap, Jan-e-Arzoo, Samandar, Dil Mera Dharkan Teri, Jahan Tum Wahan Hum, Ishara, Saalgira.
He died on November, 23, 1983 and his death left many eyes brimming with tears. His death created such a vacuum in the Pakistani film industry that is not still filled. (APP)