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Google celebrates Moin Akhtar’s 71st birth anniversary with doodle

Google on Friday, Dec 24 is celebrating late Moin Akhtar’s 71st birth anniversary with a doodle!

Search giant honoured legendary actor and comedian on his 71st birthday with a beautiful doodle featuring him on several TV screens. The images included some of the iconic characters Moin Akhtar had played from TV dramas and comedy skits.

Some of those include Rozi, the poet in Angan-Terha, and the transvestite in Loose-Talk.

Moin Akhtar’s 71st birth anniversary

Legendary actor Moin Akhtar started with one-man shows on stage, and played roles on TV screens and films, from the youngest to the oldest, and captivated his audiences with his impromptu, and beautiful humorous sentences. 

He was born in Karachi on Dec 24, 1950, and before the arrival of television in Pakistan, Moin Akhtar had won the hearts of the audience with his first performance on stage at the age of sixteen.

And rose to excellence and fame by paring up with Anwar Maqsood for the transvestite in Loose-Talk

He was awarded the Pride of Performance Award in 1996 and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2011. 

Moin Akhtar passed away suffering a cardiac arrest on April 22, 2011, in Karachi.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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