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May 13, 2016

33rd death anniversary of film actor Allauddin observed

ISLAMABAD: Thirty-third death anniversary of the legend film actor Allauddin  is being observed on Friday.

Born in 1923 in Rawalpindi, Allauddin wanted to become a singer but after working as a play-back singer for a few films, he got an opportunity to act in films in Bombay (now Mumbai) before the independence. He played a character role in a film titled ‘Mela’at the age of 24.

Later, he migrated to Pakistan and worked in films throughout his life. His film career spanned over four decades during which he worked in a large number of films. His last released film was Dushmani in 1990.

Allauddin  was a versatile actor, playing a large variety of roles. He was one of very few film artists, who acted as hero, side hero, villain, comedian and character actor.

His memorable films include Baghi, Aakhri Nishan, Waada, Paatey Khan, Peengan, Mirza Saheban, Kartar Singh, Raz, Salma, Susral, Shaheed, Farangi, Badnam, Zarqa,  Umraujan Ada and various other films.

Allauddin died on May 13, 1983.

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