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Veteran comedian-actor Mirza Shahi critical after contracting coronavirus

Prayers for Mirza Shahi and his family, for their speedy recovery and health.

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Veteran comedian and actor Mirza Shahi is reportedly in critical condition after contracting coronavirus.

As being reported has been moved onto a ventilator on Wednesday after his condition worsened as he battles COVID-19. He is also diabetic.

According to the actor’s nephew Muhammad Hassan Shahi.  Mirza Shahi has been hospitalized for the past two days. While the actor’s wife and daughter have also tested positive for the virus and they are currently in quarantine.

“He was shifted onto a ventilator early Wednesday after he developed complications related to the coronavirus,” said Hassan.

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“His oxygen levels were dropping”, he further added.

According to Shahi’s nephew, the actor and his wife had been bedridden the past year.

Actor-director Yasir Nawaz had shared about Mira Shahi’s health via an Instagram post on Wednesday, requesting prayers for him.


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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.