Hameed Wain was a popular figure in the Pakistani cinema industry when it was at its peak. The era of the 1960's to the late 1970's were some of the best years of the Pakistani cinema industry, and Hameed Wain was one of the shining stars of that time.
He has worked with all of the great Pakistani actors such as Waheed Murad and Rangeela, and was hugely famous in his time. Hameed was regarded as one of the most consistent performers and considered to be a driving force behind the success of the Pakistani cinema. Other dramas such as Sachi Dosti werea lso major hits. His performance in Dhoop Kinare as an angry father became hugely famous, and Hameed gained a lot of fame and prestige because of that. However, he is not seen as readily on television screens anymore.