Renowned TV and film actor Abid Ali passed away in Karachi today after protracted illness.
He was sixty seven and was under treatment for a liver ailment at a private hospital in Karachi.
He was born in 1952 in Quetta. Abid Ali started his career at Radio Pakistan before going to Lahore to launch himself as a successful actor.
He worked in various dramas and movies after he rose to prominence with Amjad Islam Amjad’s play Waris. He recieved numerous awards and accolades during his career.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister's Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of renowned actor Abid Ali.
In her message, she said that Abid Ali's services in the field of art and entertainment will be remembered for long.
She prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and fortitude for the bereaved family in this hour of grief.