Film star actor ‘Muhammad Ali’ birth anniversary

Film star actor ‘Muhammad Ali’ birth anniversary

Renowned film star of Pakistan’s silver screen Muhammad Ali's 88th Birth Anniversary is being observed today (Friday).

Muhammad Ali was born on April 19, 1931 in Rampur‚ India.

Muhammad Ali joined Radio Pakistan Hyderabad as a broadcaster in 1956. He also worked at radio Pakistan Bahawalpur Karachi stations.

Zulfikar Ali Bukhari‚ the then Director General Radio Pakistan‚ became his mentor for acting. Muhammad Ali used to mention him as his spiritual father.

Later he introduced Muhammad Ali to his friend‚ poet and film producer Fazal Ahmed Kareem Fazli‚ who offered him the role of a hero for his new movie Chiragh Jalta Rraha. But instead of playing the role of hero Ali accepted the role of villain in the movie.

He was known as Shahenshah-e-Jazbaat‚ (The Emperor of Emotions). As a highly versatile actor he performed historical biographical and patriotic roles; in costume and art movies.