The 40th death anniversary of legendary actor Waheed Murad was observed today.
He was born on 2nd October, 1938.
He commenced his film career as a producer by joining the company established by his father, Nisar Murad.
Waheed Murad's first production was titled "Insaan Badalta Hai" made in 1961.
His first film as an actor proved to be a hit and he impressed many directors and producers with his style and dialogue delivery.
He acted in 124 films 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 in the fields of literature and arts.
Waheed Murad died on this day in 1983 and was laid to rest in Lahore.