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Sajjad Kishwar, veteran TV and film actor, passed away aged 89

With his sad demise, May 24 marks the end of a magnificent era of acting in Pakistan.

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Sajjad Kishwar, a veteran TV and film actor passed away on Monday aged 89.

Legendary actor Sajjad Kishwar breathed his last in Rawalpindi after a protracted illness

His funeral prayers were offered at Committee Chowk, Rawalpindi, and was laid to rest in Lahore.

In his acting career spanning over 60 years, Sajjad Kishwar had worked in more than 1,000 TV dramas and 100 films in different languages.

His best-known films include Kalia (1984), Akbar Khan (1986), and Azad (2017).

He won hearts with his acting skills.

Kishwar also received the lifetime achievements award from Radio Pakistan in 2006.

In 2010, he received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from National Development Council.

Sajjad was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz from the government of Pakistan for recognition of his contribution to film and TV.

With his sad demise, today marks the end of a magnificent era of acting in Pakistan.

 

 

 

the authorSaman 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.