Waheed Murad had been picturised in more than 250 Urdu and Punjabi songs including one song sung by Waheed himself in the film Ishara. Ahmed Rushdi, Mehdi Hassan, Masood Rana, A. Nayyar, Mujeeb Aalam, Asad Amanat Ali Khan, Ghulam Abbas, Rajab Ali, Akhlaq Ahmed, Mehboob Pervaiz, Muneer Hussain, Bashir Ahmad, Shaukat Ali, Amanat Ali Khan, Ghulam Ali, Rafiq Chaudhary and Saleem Raza had sung for Waheed Murad in different films. Among them Ahmed Rushdi became very famous playback singing voice for Waheed Murad. Following is the list of songs picturised on Waheed Murad:
Waheed Murad (Urdu: وحید مراد; 2 October 1938 – 23 November 1983) was a Pakistani film actor, producer and script writer, famous for his charming expressions, attractive personality, tender voice and unusual talent for acting. Waheed is considered as one of the most famous and influential actors of South Asia. He is often referred to as “Chocolaty Hero” or “Chocolate Hero”. Born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, did graduation from S.M. Arts College Karachi, and then masters in English literature from University of Karachi. He started his film career as cameo in 1959 in the film Saathi when he was 21 years old. His naughty facial gestures, bold romanticism and alluring performance style during picturisation of songs made him immensely popular.
One of his films is Armaan, which was produced by him, made a pivotal impact on the sub-continental film industry such that the Pakistani film industry was considered as the rising star and the film made him a superstar overnight. Once, in an interview in 1967, he said that Dilip Kumar, too, was not an immortal actor. Waheed was known as a cheque which could be cashed any where in the country and is the only actor of film industry to secure the highest number of platinum, diamond, golden and silver jubilees. He mesmerized Pakistani nation during 1960’s & 1970’s more than anyone before or after and is considered to be evergreen chocolate hero of Pakistan’s silver screen history.
In November 2010, after a long period of 27 years after his death, the Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari awarded him the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, the third highest honour and civilian award by the State of Pakistan, given in the fields of literature, arts, sports, medicine, or science.
Waheed acted in a total of 124 films as an actor and 6 films as a guest star. He had produced 11 films, directed 1 film and written 4 films.