Google’s Doodle honored Pakistan’s chocolate hero Waheed Murad on his 81’st birthday. Pakistan’s leading actor and finest romantic hero, Waheed Murad is being honored on his 81’st birthday.
If you hover the cursor on the Doodle, you will see ‘Waheed Murad’s 81st birthday’ written in the popup text.
Pakistan film industry remains indebted to Waheed Murad for bringing style and grace to acting, born on 2nd October 1938, he would have been 81 years old today but his life was cut short tragically when he passed away in 1983 at the age of 45.
Born in Karachi, Sindh, he started his film career when he was 21 years old. He landed in his first role as a cameo in 1959 in the film Saathi.
He started working as a producer at his father’s established ‘Film Art’ in 1961. As a producer, his first film was Insaan badalta hai in 1961.
His naughty facial expressions and gestures, bold romanticism and alluring performance style during picturization of songs made him immensely popular.
Murad produced eleven films under his father’s established ‘Film Art’. He was the youngest film producer in the industry at that time. Most of his produced films were either Golden Jubilee or Silver Jubilee.
Murad’s acting style has the legacy of being taught in Indian and Pakistani film institutions. He is considered as one of the pioneering Rock n’ Roll stars of Pakistan. His fans term him as the cultural icon of the Pakistani Film Industry.