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President, PM express deep grief over sad demise of Qazi Wajid
February 12, 2018

Renowned television and radio artist Qazi Wajid passed away in Karachi on Sunday.

Sources said the 87-year-old veteran actor was admitted to a hospital on Saturday after his health deteriorated.

Wajid remained a popular face on TV, after joining the industry following his 25-year-stint in Radio Pakistan, where he launched his career.

His daughter, Fazila Wajid, is associated with the entertainment industry.

The versatile actor received several accolades throughout his career, including the Pride of Performance Award.

President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of legendary artist Qazi Wajid.

In their condolence messages, Qazi Wajid had a distinguished place in drama and films and the vacuum created after his death is hard to be filled.