His was introduced as lyricist in Karachi made golden jubilee hit film Banjaran (1962). His first film as story and dialogue writer was an another golden jubilee film Heera aur Pathar in 1964. The first Urdu platinum jubilee film Armaan (1966) was one of his all time super hit film. His other famous movies with super hit songs were Shararat (1963), Aisa Bhi Hota Hay (1965), Badnam (1966), Ehsan, Doraha, (1967), Saiqa (1968), Soughat, Naseeb Apna Apna (1970), Tum Salamat Raho (1974), Pehchan, Jab Jab Phool Khilay, Rastay Ka Pathar (1975) and many more..
Masroor Anwar was also known for some super hit national songs as:
- Sohni Dharti, Allah Rakhay, Qadm Qadm Abad..
- Apni Jan Nazar Karun, Apni Wafa Pesh Karun..
- Jug Jug Jiay Mera Pyara Watan..
Masroor Anwar's real name was Anwar Ali. He was born in Shimla, India on January 6, 1944 and died on April 1st, 1996 at Lahore.