Nation observed the 17th death anniversary of legendary Pakistani actor Muhammad Ali on Sunday, March 19.
According to the details, Actor Muhammad Ali was born on 19th April, 1931 at Rampur in India. He joined Radio Pakistan Hyderabad station as a broadcaster in 1956, where his elder brother Irshad was already working as a drama artist.
Later, the actor moved to Radio Pakistan Karachi where its then Director General Zulfiqar Ali Bukhari became his mentor for his acting career.
The legend of Pakistani film industry started his film career with Fazal Ahmad Karim Fazli’s film Chiragh Jalta Raha in 1962. He was the lead actor and ‘hero’ in 94 films. He won ten Nigar awards in his long film career starting from 1964 to 1984.
Mohammad Ali died on March 19 in 2006 due to heart attack in Lahore.