Adeeb was mostly popular in villain roles in the 1960s, especially in costume films. His roles in films like Aadil (1966), Hatim Tai (1967), Alif Laila, Paristan (1968) etc. were some famous roles. But he got more fame from Punjabi films from the late 1970s. His role as Makha Jatt in blockbuster film Moula Jatt (1979) was all time famous role. He was seen in more than 600 films - mostly in supporting villain roles. His last film was Majajan (2006).
Adeeb was born in 1934 and completed his master in Urdu literature from Bombay. He also married actress Tani and died on May 27, 2006.