Veteran TV actor Ghulab Chandio passed away today, 18th January after a prolonged illness. He has many iconic roles on his credit. The actor was recognized for his impeccable dialogue delivery. Despite villainous characters being his claim to fame, the actor also played the hero in several Sindhi serials.
As being reported he was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi two days ago and will be buried in Nawabshah tomorrow.
Ghulab Chandio is known for his flawless dialogue delivery and negative roles, he has a wide portfolio of his performances. Though his claim of fame is his villainous characters, the actor also played the roles of hero in several Sindhi drama serials.
Ghulab Chandio got his major breakthrough as a Sindhi actor in PTV but soon he started getting major roles in Urdu dramas as well. There was an era when Ghulab Chandio was the most popular villain in PTV dramas and it seems like he is ruling when it comes in doing negative roles.
His best performance to date was his role in drama serial “Chand Gheran”, in which he played the role of a Sindhi feudal lord. His other few notable works include Zeher Baad, Noori Jam Tamachi, Sachaiyyan including numerous other plays.
Condolence messeges are poring in on social media after his death news became public.
Deepest condolences on the sad demise of the legendary actor Gulab Chandio, I had the opportunity to meet him, he wanted to do so much for the downtrodden people of Pakistan, he lived a very simple life but made others feel special! May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/AgjA3CX4Ln
— Naz Baloch (@NazBaloch_) January 18, 2019
— Faiz Siddiqui (@faiz_siddiqui1) January 18, 2019
"Dilbar andar aa chuka hay, baithnay ko nahi kaho ge?"
To a generation of Pakistanis, Gulab Chandio sahab will always be Dilbar from Chand Grehan. RIP! #GulabChandio #PakistaniDrama https://t.co/EQi4U5jNGE
— SJ (@SumairaJajja) January 18, 2019
Deeply saddened on the demise of #GulabChandio
He was an incredibly fine actor and worked with me in mega hit Sindhi serial #MittiJaManhoon
May Allah grant him higher places in Jannah
— Shama Junejo (@ShamaJunejo) January 18, 2019
Legend #Sindhi actor Gulab Chandio passes away in Karachi private hospital today !💔 His acting was magic ! Legend Sindhi actor Gulab Chandio with PPP Lawmaker adi @NazBaloch_ & renowned writer Altaf Shaikh ! #GulabChandio @SassuiPalijo @NaziaMemon01 pic.twitter.com/JOJmbuVa5y
— Adv Rizwan Hajano (@RizwanHajano12) January 18, 2019