|Died||February 11, 2018 73–74) (aged|
|Relatives|| Fazila Kaiser (daugther)|
Kaiser Khan Nizamani (son-in-law)
Qazi Wajid (Urdu : قاضی واجد May 26, 1930 – February 11, 2018) was a Pakistani actor. Some of his famous works include Tanhaiyaan , Dhoop Kinare , Mehndi , Khuda Ki Basti and Ankahi . He died in Karachi on 11 February 2018.
Tanhaiyaan is a 1986 Pakistani drama serial which is now considered a cult classic. Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay teletcast in 2012 is the sequel of 27-year-old serial Tanhaiyaan.
Dhoop Kinare meaning "at the edge of the sunshine" in Urdu was a 1987 Pakistani television series presented by Pakistan Television Corporation. The show centers on a team of doctors in a hospital in Karachi and revolves around their routines at the hospital and their private lives at home. The show starred Rahat Kazmi and Marina Khan in lead roles, was directed by Sahira Kazmi and written by Haseena Moin.
Mehndi is a 2003 Pakistani television series which revolves around the life of four young women, all with their own set of marital problems.
After 25 years on radio, he resigned and performed as an actor, joining television in 1966, and for his contributions in the field, he was eventually awarded the Pride of Performance Award in 1988 by the Government of Pakistan.
The Government of Pakistan is a federal government established by the Constitution of Pakistan as a constituted governing authority of the four provinces of a proclaimed and established by the parliamentary democratic republic, constitutionally called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
In a career spanning more than 50 years, he did "more than 1,200 dramas as a staff artist for Radio Pakistan since 1977, and more than 500 dramas for TV."
Radio Pakistan is a Pakistani radio broadcast network. It started with an announcement of independence of Pakistan from British India on 14 August 1947. It succeeded All India Radio in Pakistan. As of 20 December 1972, it is under Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation headquartered in Islamabad.
Born Qazi Abdul Wajid Ansari, even if it's generally assumed that he was born in Lahore in 1930, his birthplace is actually the Gwalior state and the year is 1944, as he himself stated in one of his last interviews.His family, including five siblings (three brothers and two sisters), moved to Pakistan at the partition of 1947.
Ansari is a surname found mainly in Arab states of the Persian Gulf and South Asian countries as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal etc.. Generally, the people with surname Ansari or Al-Ansari are considered to have an Arab lineage originating from modern day Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Lahore is a city in the Pakistani province of Punjab. Lahore is the country's second-most populous city after Karachi, and is one of Pakistan's wealthiest cities with an estimated GDP of $58.14 billion (PPP) as of 2015. Lahore is the largest city, and historic cultural centre of the Punjab region, and one of Pakistan's most socially liberal, progressive, and cosmopolitan cities.
The partition of India in 1947 eventually accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan. The Dominion of India became, as of 1950, the Republic of India (India), and the Dominion of Pakistan became, as of 1956, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Pakistan). In 1971, the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Bangladesh) came into being after Bangladesh Liberation War. The partition involved the division of three provinces, Assam, Bengal and Punjab, based on district-wide Hindu or Muslim majorities. The boundary demarcating India and Pakistan came to be known as the Radcliffe Line. It also involved the division of the British Indian Army, the Royal Indian Navy, the Indian Civil Service, the railways, and the central treasury, between the two new dominions. The partition was set forth in the Indian Independence Act 1947 and resulted in the dissolution of the British Raj, as the British government there was called. The two self-governing countries of Pakistan and India legally came into existence at midnight on 14–15 August 1947.
His daughter, Fazila Kaiser,was a famous fashion model and actress during the 90s and, through her, his son-in-law is actor, director and producer Kaiser Khan Nizamani.
Fazila Kaiser, is a Pakistani television actress, producer, writer, chef who appeared in television dramas. Since then, she has been a major television personality for over four decades. Once noted as the epitome of Pakistan's traditional "girl next door", Kazi established her reputation in 1988 as a fashion model and entered into the drama industry in 1991.
He began his career by joining Radio Pakistan as a child artiste in 1956.
Qazi Wajid died of a heart attack on February 11, 2018 in Karachi.He was 74 years old.
Shahid Masood Khan, is a Pakistani journalist, columnist, surgeon, and a political analyst who used to host a talk show, namely Live with Dr. Shahid Masood on News One. Currently, he is in prison on accusations of corruption in PTV.
Humayun Saeed is a Pakistani actor and producer. Saeed is also a co-founder of the media production house Six Sigma Entertainment Plus which produces television drama serials and commercial movies. He has appeared in dozens of Pakistani television dramas and limited number of films, and earned numerous accolades, including Lux Style Awards and ARY Film Awards Saeed Enjoys substantial fan following in Pakistan since the beginning of his career and was often ranked amongst the highest paid TV actors of his time.
Moin Akhter, was a Pakistani television, film and stage artist, humorist, comedian, impersonator, host, writer, singer, director and producer who rose to fame in era of Radio Pakistan along with his co-actors Anwer Maqsood and Bushra Ansari. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "Rosy" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry of the sub continent. His career spanned more than 45 years, from childhood in the Radio Pakistan era of modern film making until a year before his death in 2011.
Mazhar Abbas is a Pakistani journalist. He was the deputy director of ARY News Television, the bilingual news channel in Pakistan, and the secretary general of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists. He is the brother of former Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General (retired) Athar Abbas of Pakistan Armed Forces.
Safirullah Siddiqui, commonly known as Lehri, was a comedian and actor in the Urdu film industry of Pakistan. He is still considered as one of the most acclaimed comedians of South Asia. Lehri is also known as the comedy king in the Pakistan film industry. He won 11 Nigar Awards in Lollywood.
Waqar Zaka is a Pakistani VJ-turned-television host.
Fahad Mustafa is a Pakistani film and television actor, producer and host, known for hosting the game show Jeeto Pakistan, which airs on ARY Digital.
Hamza Ali Abbasi is a Pakistani theatre, film and television actor and director. He is known for his roles as Afzal in the drama serial Pyarey Afzal, and as Salahuddin in the drama serial Mann Mayal. Abbasi began his acting career in 2006 in the play Dally in the Dark, which was produced by Shah Shahrahbeel. He made his film debut in a short film, The Glorious Resolve (2010), directed by Bilal Lashari. In 2013, he appeared in two feature films, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi and Waar, for which he received the Best Star Debut Male and Best Supporting Actor awards at the 1st ARY Film Awards. He received praise for playing the parallel lead in the romantic comedy Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015).
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, sometimes abbreviated as JPNA is a 2015 Pakistani adventure comedy film directed by Nadeem Baig. It was co-produced by Humayun Saeed, Salman Iqbal and Shahzad Nasib at Saeed's production house, Six Sigma Plus. The film stars Humayun Saeed, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Ahmad Ali Butt, Vasay Chaudhry, Mehwish Hayat and Sohai Ali Abro. The supporting cast includes Jawed Sheikh, Ismail Tara, Bushra Ansari, Ayesha Khan, Sarwat Gillani and Uzma Khan. The film is about a single man who is a divorce lawyer. He takes his three married friends on a trip to help them escape their wives.
Salman Iqbal is a Pakistani media businessman. He became the CEO of ARY Digital Network in 2014 after the death of Abdul Razzak Yaqoob. In addition, Iqbal is the owner of the ARY Group, that was started by his Uncle Abdul Razzak Yaqoob and publisher of the Newsweek Middle East.
Karachi KingsKK is a Pakistani professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in the Pakistan Super League. The team is based in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh, Pakistan. The team was formed in 2015, as a result of the formation of the Pakistan Super League by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The team's home ground is National Stadium. The team is currently captained by Imad Wasim, and coached by Mickey Arthur, a former South African cricketer. In April 2017, Wasim Akram became the president of the team.
Lahore Se Aagey is a 2016 Pakistani road-comedy romantic film directed by Wajahat Rauf, written by Yasir Hussain and Produced by Asfand Faruok, Salman Iqbal, Jarjees Seja and Wajahat Rauf. The film is a spin-off to 2015 comedy film Karachi Se Lahore and second installment in Karachi Lahore film series. It features an all star cast, including Hussain along with Saba Qamar, Behroze Sabzwari, Abdullah Farhatullah, Mubashir Malik, Atiqa Odho, Rubina Ashraf and Noor ul Hasan. The film was released worldwide on 11 November 2016 under the production banner of AN Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Upon release, it received criticism from critics and became a moderate box office success.
Actor in Law is a 2016 Pakistani socio-comedy film directed by Nabeel Qureshi, co-written and produced by Fizza Ali Meerza along with Mehdi Ali. The film was released on Eid-ul-Adha 2016. by Urdu 1 Pictures. The film stars Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat in lead roles. It also stars veteran Indian actor Om Puri in his first Pakistani film, who died on 6 January 2017 suffering Cardiac arrest. On 19 April 2017, it received the Best Film award at the 16th Lux Style Awards.
Faizan Khawaja, is a Pakistani actor and producer from Karachi.
Zahid Iftikhar Ahmed is a Pakistani television actor and former RJ. Ahmed worked as a creative manager for PTV World, and later became an RJ. Although successful, he left it to pursue a career in acting, and made his broadway debut with a leading role in the play It Runs in the Family (2006). He received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Anwar Maqsood's, Sawa 14 August and its sequel Pawnay 14 August. That same year, he made his television debut with the Hum TV romantic series Mehram. His breakout role in the Hum TV series Alvida (2015), garnered him the Hum Award for Best Villain, and a nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Subsequently, he received wide recognition for his portrayal of leading roles in several of the successful series, including Jugnoo (2015), Tum Mere Paas Raho (2015), Sangat (2015), Zara Yaad Kar (2016) and Besharam (2016).
Events in the year 2018 in Pakistan.
Muneeb Butt is a Pakistani actor who works in Urdu cinema and television. He is currently playing the leading roles in romantic drama Koi Chand Rakh and social dramas Baandi and Kaisa and Naseeban.
Roohi Bano was a Pakistani actress.
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