According to APP, Veteran Pakistani actor, Masood Akhtar who worked in a multitude of Pakistani films and television serials throughout his career, passed away on Saturday morning.
As per details, the actor’s death was confirmed by his family. The famous actor had been facing multiple medical complications for a long time. On January 28, Pakistani well-known senior actor Masood Akhtar was transferred into hospital during the critical condition, a private news channels reported.
Akhtar made several contributions to the film and television world. He participated in theatre productions too. Akhtar shot to fame with one of his early plays, Paisa Bolta Hai, which was staged at Alhamra Arts Council in the 1970s.
He starred in around 150 Lollywood Punjabi and Urdu films, including Neelam, Qatil, Main Akela, Khoon Da Rishta, Badal and Zakhmi, among others.
It is noteworthy here that actor Masood Akhtar received the “Pride of Performance Award” for his artistic services.
Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar, expressed his sorrow over Akhtar’s demise.
“Masood Akhtar will always be remembered for his contributions to the entertainment industry of Pakistan. The void he has left can never be filled,” said Sarwar. “With his roles, the late actor always aimed to right the wrongs in society. I pray he receive the highest rank in Jannatul Firdous and may God give his family the patience and strength to bear the loss,” he added.
Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar also prayed for Akhtar and offered his condolences to the bereaved.
“Akhtar was a versatile actor. He was always convincing onscreen and made several contributions to the field of entertainment. His serials and the characters he played will always be remembered by fans.”