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Waheed Murad's 40th Death Anniversary: Iconic 'Chocolate Hero' Alive In The Hearts Of Millions

The 40th death anniversary of Legendary Pakistani Film Actor known as the Chocolate Hero of Pakistan Waheed Murad is being observed today.

Born in Sialkot in 1938, he was popular for his attractive personality‚ tender voice and unusual talent for acting in films.

He received many prestigious awards including the Sitara-e-Imtiaz which was awarded to him posthumously.

He subsequently began his film career as a producer with 1961’s Insaan Badalta Hai, followed by Jab Se Dekha Hai Tumhe.

His first film Aulaad (1962) proved to be a super hit at the box office and so started what would be a long, decorated film career that many still aspire to emulate today.

Waheed Murad passed away on November 23, 1983, at 45 years of age.