Legendary actor Habib laid to rest in Lahore
LAHORE (92 News) – Renowned actor Habib was laid to rest in a local graveyard on Thursday.
A large number of people, including social and showbiz figures, attended his funeral.
A few days ago, he was hospitalized after suffering brain hemorrhage.
The legendary actor belonged to a poor family from Gujranwala. After his matriculation, he came to Lahore and started odd jobs for some time. Later, he started his marvelous career.
He made his debut in film Lakhat-e-Jigar (1956), then some of his films flopped till Aadmi (1958). He received an important role in the film Aadmi (1958), breaking through obscurity and first became well-known as a film actor, and soon took other roles in Urdu hit films such as Ayyaz (1960), Zehr-e-Ishq (1958), Surayya (1961), Saperan (1961), Aulad (1962), Mehtab, Maa Ke Aansoo, Khandan, Aashiyana (1964), Fashion, Dil Ke Tukrey, Basheera (1972), Eid Mubarak (1965), Dil Aur Duniya, Haar Geya Insaan and Waqt.
Mouj Mela (1963) was a super-hit Punjabi film. He took the role of a side-hero in Pakistan’s first Platinum Jubilee film, Jeedar (1965), but he could not repeat this success until 1967.
Dil Da Jani (1967), Yaar Maar, Babul Da Wehra (1968), Chann Makhna (1968), Do Mutiyaran (1968), Chann Veer (1969), Mukhra Chann Warga, Genterman (1969), Waryam, Att Khuda Da Vair (1970), Chann Puttar (1970), Taxi Driver (1970), Rangu Jatt (1970), Duniya Paise Di (1971), Sajjan Be-Parwah, Ik Doli Do Kahar, Basheera (1972), “Do Pattar Annaran Dey (1972), Zaildar (1972) , Khushiya and “Malanga” are his famous Punjabi films. Habib also has directed and produced two Sindhi films “Baaghi” and “Allah Bachayo”.