One of the premier directors in Pakistan who was credited with revitalizing the Lollywood industry with films like Jeeva and Ghoongat.
He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and rose to prominence after penning the blockbuster Society Girl.
He suffered a stroke in 2011 at the age of 60, which left him hospitalized for several days.
He married Rukhsana Noor in April 1984.
His 1996 film Ghunghat featured the actor Shaan.