Sohail Asghar passed away in Karachi, funeral will take place on Sunday.
Renown actor of Pakistan Television-PTV, Sohail Asghar passed away in Karachi on Saturday 13th at 11:30 AM at the age of 66. Asghar had been suffering health issues, having gastric surgery recently. The actor had been admitted to a hospital for a week now. According to his family, his funeral will take place on Sunday in the Bahria Town, Karachi.
Sohail was born and grown-up in Lahore, and started off his career in the showbiz industry as an RJ for Radio Pakistan. He worked for a decade from 1978 to 1988, following which he started acting in theatre productions. He was known for his roles in TV serials such as Laag, Piyas, Chand Girhan, Khuda ki Basti and Kajal Ghar. Asghar made his film debut in 2003 with Murad.
Actor Mohib Mirza tweet to remember the late actor, writing,
Saddened by your demise, worked in so many projects with you and you taught me so much. Farewell my teacher, rest in peace #sohailasghar
إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ
— Mohib Mirza (@mohibmirza) November 13, 2021
Faysal Quraishi also tweeted
Sohail bhai is no more …. إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ pic.twitter.com/TF6GZFKDNB
— Faysal Quraishi (@faysalquraishi) November 13, 2021
The actor wrote on social media and requested fans and followers in May, 2020 for prayers. He was also shared a picture of himself from the hospital, during stomach surgery.
“Fans, friends and family, Allah Almighty is with me always. I strongly believe in miracles. I believe in the power of love and prayers”.