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Veteran actor Anwar Iqbal’s family requests prayers as his health deteriorates

Anwar Iqbal became a household name for his role as ‘Nana ki Jan Qamru‘ in the drama serial Shama, PTV 1976 classic.

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Veteran actor Anwar Iqbal’s family requests prayers as his health deteriorate.

A number of photos of the 71-year-old veteran actor are doing rounds on social media showing him bedridden in fragile condition.

Born on December 25, 1949, Anwar Iqbal is the son of a well-known politician from Balochistan Mr. Haji Muhammed Iqbal Baloch, who played a prominent role in the independence of Pakistan.

Anwar Iqbal became a household name in Pakistan for his role as ‘Nana ki Jan Qamru‘ in the drama serial Shama, PTV 1976 classic.

Anwar Iqbal

He also stared in “Akhri Chattan” by Naseem Hijazi in the early 1980s.

Anwer Iqbal also has a number of Sindhi and Urdu dramas to his credit.

He also directed the  1984 drama serial, Ishq Pecha.

Not many knew, Anwar Iqbal, completed his Masters from University of Karachi and began his career in 1976 with the production of “Hammal o Mahganj” which he also acted, Pakistan’s first Balochi feature film,

He went on to produce the Sindhi drama “Dosten jo Piar” three years later.

Despite working in plenty of series; his actual breakthrough was with the popular family drama series Shama.

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.