29 Jan, 2022

Veteran film, TV and stage actor and director Masood Akhtar was admitted to hospital after his health deteriorated on Friday.

One of the country’s famous actor, Masood Akhtar has been facing multiple medical complications.

His close circles told Dawn that Akhtar had been admitted to a private hospital in Model Town, hoping that he would recover soon.

Akhtar has made huge contribution to the art of acting by performing in many movies, TV plays and theatre productions. He had had a long association with Alhamra Art Center, The Mall and was a regular feature at Alhamra café every evening. One of his early plays, Paisa Bolta Hai was staged at Alhamra in the 1970s and it earned him immense popularity.

His family has appealed to the people to pray for his early recovery.

Originally published in Dawn, January 29th, 2022