KARACHI: 79th birth anniversary of our great legend Waheed Murad also known as Chocolate Hero is being observed today(Sunday).
Waheed Murad is considered to be one of the most famous actors of subcontinent. He was also a producer and script writer.
He is well-known for his charming expressions, attractive personality, tender voice and unusual talent for acting in films.
Heera aur pathar in 1964 was his first movie as lead actor and his major breakthrough film.
Armaan made him a superstar overnight and as equal to the Indian film titans such as Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Ashok Kumar and Prithviraj Kapoor. Once, in an interview in 1967, he said that Dilip Kumar, too, is not an immortal actor.
Waheed’s hair cut was very popular among the young and was called the ‘Waheed Murad cut’.