Waheed Murad

Actor, Film actor

1938 – 1983

68 Views

Who was Waheed Murad?

Waheed Murad was a legendary Pakistani film actor, producer and script writer. Waheed is considered to be one of the most famous and influential actors of South Asia. Waheed Murad was born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan he was the only child of well-to-do film distributor Mr. Nisar Murad. He got early education from Karachi Grammar School, Karachi, did graduation from S.M. Arts College Karachi, and then masters in English literature from University of Karachi.

He is well known for his charming expressions, attractive personality, tender voice and unusual talent for acting in films. His romantic style of acting made him popular amongst the young cinema viewers of south asia. One of his blockbuster films is Armaan, which was produced by him, made a pivotal impact on the sub-continental film industry such that the Pakistani film industry was considered as the rising sun and this film made him a superstar overnight. Once, in an interview in 1967, he said that Dilip Kumar, too, was not an immortal actor. Waheed was known as a cheque which could be cashed any where in the country and is the only actor of film industry to secure the highest number of platinum, diamond, golden and silver jubilees.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Oct 2, 1938
Sialkot
Also known as
  • Lady Killer
  • Veedu
  • Chocolate Hero
  • وحید مراد
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Pakistan
Profession
Education
  • University of Karachi
  • Karachi Grammar School
Died
Nov 23, 1983
Karachi
Resting place
Gulberg Graveyard

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Waheed Murad." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 26 Jan. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/waheed_murad>.

Discuss this Waheed Murad biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net