Kamal acted in approximately 120 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.
directed a number of films, including Shehnai, Yahan Say Wahan Tak,
Doosri Maan, Meray Bacchay Meri Aankhein, Dard-i-Dil and Aaliya.
such a situation, while others avoided venturing into Urdu films, Syed
Kamal took a bold step and produced Yahan Say Wahan Tak, inspired by an
English novel,’ according to Mushtaq Gazdar’s book Pakistan Cinema
1947-1997. The film starred Waheed Murad, Mumtaz and Kamal himself.
film hero of 60s and 70s also worked in many TV dramas and serials at
small and received public appraisal for his talent at the TV screen. His
most notable TV appearance is in hit TV drama Kashkol in which he played
a wealthy businessman whose son (played by his real life son, Ghalib
Kamal) becomes addicted to heroin.
The president of Hum TV, Sultana Siddiqui, who is closely associated
with the bereaved family, said the fact that Kamal belonged to a
respectable family had encouraged others to join the film industry.
writer Pervaiz Kaleem said that Kamal was a good actor and a noble soul,
adding that with his death a chapter of the film industry had closed.
Director Aslam Dar termed Kamal one of the popular actors of the country
who was a thorough professional and always performed with great
Mohyuddin said Kamal was an actor of great abilities.
Sharif said Kamal was her senior and his acting had a lot to offer in
terms of versatility. He played various roles very successfully.
said Kamal was a legend who gave his life to the film industry. She said
he was a courteous man and had his own style of acting.
Habib said his memorable movie with Kamal was Ashyana in which the late
artiste performed superbly.
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