was a Pakistani cricketer (right handed medium pace) who debuted on 18th January 1980 versus England while his last ODI was 2nd December 1986 versus Sri Lanka. He was one of the few players to score two consecutive centuries in Australia in 1983 and 1984 consecutively. He was a source of pride for his motherland as he was the first Pakistani to score a double Test century at Lord’s in 1982. He married
, the actress.
After retiring from sports, he embarked upon his career on the silver screen. His prominent movies were Ghunghat, (1996) which starred him, directed by
. Then comes the
hit, Saathi starring him and
, which portrays them as two victims of childhood brutality where a police beat up their father and hence they grew up to become criminals due to a troubled past.
J.P Dutta’s Batwara (1989) was a Bollywood flick, which had stars like Dharmendra and
and actresses like
. The audience will always remember Moin Khan for his role as Thakur Rajendra Singh in this movie and which made him the nominee for the prestigious Filmfare Award for the best supporting actor.