|Born||26 May 1930|
|Died||February 11, 2018 87) (aged|
Qazi Wajid (Urdu : قاضی واجد) (26 May 1930 – 11 February 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.
An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance. The actor performs "in the flesh" in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television. The analogous Greek term is ὑποκριτής (hupokritḗs), literally "one who answers". The actor's interpretation of their role—the art of acting—pertains to the role played, whether based on a real person or fictional character. Interpretation occurs even when the actor is "playing themselves", as in some forms of experimental performance art.
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.
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.
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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."
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Lahore is the capital of 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 was the division of British India in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan. The Dominion of India is today the Republic of India and Dominion of Pakistan, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the People's Republic of Bangladesh. The partition involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and the Punjab, based on district-wise Hindu or Muslim majorities. 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, or Crown rule in India. The two self-governing countries of India and Pakistan legally came into existence at midnight on 14–15 August 1947.
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 87 years old. See also
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