Legendary Actor Abid Ali passed away on Thursday, 5th September 2019 at the age of 67 in a private hospital in Karachi. He was suffering from liver disease.
Abid Ali was born in Quetta, he started his acting career from PTV and he has worked in numerous hit drama serials including Waris.
He was also awarded the Prestigious Presidential Award, Pride of Performance. His career is stretched into decades, his recent hit dramas include Mehndi, Diyaar e Dil, Daldal, Anghan. He was also seen in the film Heer Maan Ja.
As the sad news of Abid Ali demise broke, Pakistani celebrities, bloggers, people from entertainment fraternity, and fans from all over the world started to pay their respects and condolences.
Renowned writer and poet Amjad Islam Aslam shares his grief while talking to the media he said, “We worked together in so many dramas and he was one of my closest friends in the industry.” He further added, “He was one of the pioneers in the drama industry despite not having any formal acting training.”
Veteran actress Bushra Ansari said, “Abid Ali was a fatherly figure for me in the industry and will be sorely missed.”
#AbidAli was the top trend on social media as people shared their condolences through Instagram posts and Tweets. Saba Qamar, Maya Khan, Osman Khalid Butt, Humayun Saeed, Fahad Mustafa, Mehwish Hayat, and many others have expressed their grief over the demise of the legendary actor.
It is with great sadness,I heard of the passing of Abid Ali Sahib. A great actor, a great director &above all a wonderful human being. Many fond memories of working with him. His presence in the industry will be sorely missed. May Allah grant him the highest place in Jannat.Ameen
— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat) September 5, 2019
R.I.P #AbidAli sir. You were a legend, you are a legend and you will forever be a shining star of the industry. 💫
— Armeena 🦋 (@ArmeenaRK) September 5, 2019
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون
There will never be anyone like you. Your loss is unfathomable. Allah aap ko jannat-ul-firdaus mai muqam ataa farmaye.
Khuda hafiz, Agha jaan.
May you rest in peace. https://t.co/Wvaj0CxWuQ
— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) September 5, 2019
Our industry lost a Legend today. #AbidAli Sir , May you rest in eternal peace. Your talent shall live on!
Deepest condolences to the entire family.
Inna lillah wa inna eleyhe rajioon.
— MAWRA HOCANE (Hussain) (@MawraHocane) September 5, 2019
Deeply saddened to hear about Abid Ali sahab’s death. A legendary actor and a man with a heart of gold. May Allah bless him with jannat and give his family, fans and our industry the strength to bear this tremendous loss. We will miss you sir and your work will never be forgotten pic.twitter.com/nEKr3HYDO8
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) September 5, 2019
Our very dear and senior actor and friend ABID ALI sahab has passed away. Inna lillahe wa inna ilaehe rajioon.
May Allah bless his soul and reward him a place in jannat, aameen
This is a sad moment for us.
— Faysal Quraishi (@faysalquraishi) September 5, 2019
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Huge loss to our industry today. Deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Sir Abid Ali. It was an absolute pleasure to work with him in Diyar e Dil and will cherish that experience forever. Truly we have lost a legend today, someone who can never be replaced. May ALLAH bless him the highest rank in Jannah and give his family the strength to bear this tremendous loss, Ameen. Gone but never forgotten…😞
Pakistan’s pride & legendary actor #AbidAli is no more with us.We offer our sincere condolences to his family. It has been our honour to have worked with him, a memory that we will cherish forever.May Allah grant him the highest place in heaven
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un pic.twitter.com/yoZscRrXec
— Heer Maan Ja (@HeerMaanJa) September 5, 2019
— Dr. Muzna Ebrahim (@MuznaEbrahim) September 5, 2019