Leading actor Masood Akhtar has passed away.

Actor Masood Akhtar was suffering from lung disease and has been undergoing treatment in the hospital for some time now. Them funeral prayers will be offered after Asr.

Masood Akhtar was hospitalized intermittently for the last several years due to old age and various medical complications and the last time he was admitted to the hospital was in January 2022. He became more ill after October last year because last year he was alone. The son also died of a heart attack.

Born in September 1940 in Sahiwal, Punjab, before the formation of Pakistan, Masood Akhtar began his artistic career in the 1960s and also acted in several films and television dramas.

He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Excellence by the Government of Pakistan on August 14, 2005. Masood Akhtar has twice won the Pride of Performance Award.

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