The 39th death anniversary of Chocolatey Hero Waheed Murad is being celebrated on Wednesday.
Murad was born on 2nd October 1938. He migrated to Karachi to complete his studies. He commenced his film career as a producer by joining the company established by his father, Nisar Murad.
Waheed acted in 124 films, out of which 38 were black and white and 86 were coloured. He received 32 prestigious film awards, and in November 2010, he was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz for distinguished contributions to literature and arts.
Waheed Murad died on 23rd November 1983 while working on his film ‘Hero’ in Lahore.