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Pappu Saain – the legendary dhol player, passes away in Lahore

According to doctors, Pappu Sain's liver had stopped working 85% due to cancer.

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Pappu Saain – the legendary dhol player, passed away in Lahore on Sunday.

Well-known drummer Zulfiqar Ali alias Pappu Saain was also associated with the famous musical band “Overload”.

His Namaz-i-Janaza was offered at Shah Jamal Darbar at 3:00 pm.

Pappu Sain, a recipient of the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz, was admitted to Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute (PKLI) for over a month.

He was suffering from liver cancer for over two years and was rushed to the medical after his health deteriorated.

According to media reports, medical tests revealed that 80% of the liver was damaged.

Doctors suggested him a liver transplant which cost around Rs5 million that his family couldn’t afford. 

Pappu Sain’s family sought help from the Punjab government for his treatment last month.

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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.