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Today marks the death anniversary of the esteemed artist, comedian, actor, and host Moin Akhtar. He was born on December 24, 1950, in Karachi, and began his television career in 1966.

Throughout his career, he showcased his talent in various roles across television stage shows, dramas, films, and talk shows. Some of his notable works include Eid Train, Studio Dhai, Bakra Qistoon Per, Fifty-Fifty, and Loose Talk.

He was proficient in multiple languages, including English, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memon, Pashto, Gujarati, and Urdu. In recognition of his exceptional contributions, he was honored with the Pride of Performance award in 1996 and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2011.

Moin Akhtar passed away on April 22, 2011, in Karachi due to a heart attack.


10:36 AM · Apr 22, 2024
Today, we commemorate the 48th death anniversary of the versatile comedian Munawar Zarif. Widely known for pioneering the concept of comedy heroes in the film industry, he earned the title "Shehenshah-i-Zarafat" from his admirers.

Born on December 25, 1940, in Gujranwala, Munawar Zarif began his film career with the Punjabi film "Dandian" in 1961, gaining prominence with the film "Hath Jori". Throughout the 1970s, he showcased his talent in numerous films, including "Pardey Mein Rehney Do", "Banarsi Thugg", "Naukar Wohti Da", and "Jeera Blade".

Recognized for his exceptional performances, he received the Nigar Award for his roles in "Baharo Phool Barsao", "Zeenat", and "Ishaq Deewana". Inspired by his late brother Zareef, Munawar Zarif carved his own niche in the entertainment industry.

Collaborating with fellow comedians such as Ali Ejaz, Nanha, Rangeela, Lehri, and Albela, he appeared in over 300 movies, establishing himself as a comic master. His partnership with Rangeela produced several blockbuster hits, including "Rangeela Aur Munawar Zareef", "Sacha Jutha", "Parde me Rehne Do", and "Hath Jori", revolutionizing the portrayal of heroes in comedy roles.

Munawar Zarif's influence extended beyond his era, inspiring comedians like Umer Sharif, Moin Akhter, and Sohail Ahmed. Despite his untimely demise due to kidney-related illness on April 29, 1976, at the age of 35, his legacy lives on, cementing his status as an iconic figure in the history of the film industry.


9:38 AM · Apr 29, 2024
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