ISLAMABAD: Suhail Asghar, a veteran actor and senior artist in Pakistan’s dramatic industry, died on Saturday after a long illness.
The actor’s death has been confirmed by his family, Sohail Asghar’s wife said Sohail Asghar had been ill for the past year and a half.
Asghar underwent gastric surgery a year and a half ago due to which he fell seriously ill, he added.
His funeral prayers will be held Sunday in the city of Bahria, Karachi, his wife said, private news channels reported.
Suhail Asghar was born in Lahore and completed his education there, after which he became part of Radio Pakistan. From 1978 to 1988, Sohail Asghar worked as a radio jockey for 10 years, after which she began acting in plays.
He has acted in dramas like ‘Laag’, ‘Piyas’, ‘Chand Girhan’ and ‘Kajal Ghar’ in his career.
He made his debut in the film industry in 2003 with the film ‘Murad’. Another of his films ‘Mah e Noor’ was released in 2004 and the performance of Sohail Asghar was also much appreciated.
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