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Renowned actor Qazi Wajid passed away

12 February, 2018

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Renowned actor Qazi Wajid passed away in a Karachi hospital on Sunday. The 87-year-old actor was admitted to a hospital with complaints of heart palpitations on Saturday night and he could not make a recovery.

The veteran actor was honoured with a Pride of Performance Award in 1988 by the government of Pakistan.

He was part of a number of Pakistan Television (PTV) classics, including Dhoop Kinaray, Khuda Ki Basti and Tanhaiyan. The role of Raja that Wajid played in Khuda ki Basti earned him fame on television.

Born in Lahore in the year 1930, Wajid completed his early education in Lahore and then shifted to the USA for a while. The veteran actor spent nearly 48 years in media, as a radio artist and a TV, stage and film actor.akistan can terminate the contract after 10 years if it so desires.

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