The 10th death anniversary of the renowned actor of Pakistan’s film industry Syed Kamal is being observed today.
Born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, and British India on 27 April 1937, Kamal grew to prominence in the ’60s and ruled over Pakistan’s film industry till ’70s.
He also performed in various television plays.
He was called ‘Raj Kapoor of Pakistan’ because of his striking resemblance to the top Indian actor.
Kamal acted in many memorable films, including Tauba, Thandi Sarak, Sawera, Apna Paraya, Road to Swat, Insan Aur Gadha, Behen Bhai, Jut Kuriyan Tau Darda, Aisa Bhi Hota Hai and Ashiana.
He also directed a number of films, including Shehnai, Yahan Say Wahan Tak, Doosri Maan, Meray Bacchay Meri Aankhein, Dard-i-Dil and Aaliya.
Syed Kamal died on October 1, 2019, at the age of 72, due to cardiac arrest.