Veteran Actor Qazi Wajid Passes Away in Karachi
Karachi: Renowned TV and radio artist Qazi Wajid passed away here on Sunday.
The deceased’s family said the 87-year-old veteran actor was admitted to a hospital on
Saturday night after his wellbeing disintegrated.
According by Wajid’s brother, he had a high fever the previous nigh after which he was taken to a hospital.
Hospital officials said Wajid had pain in his chest and fever and was sent back the previous night in the wake administered aid. Wajid was being taken to the hospital after his condition deteriorated today yet he passed away en route.
Wajid’s family said his funeral prayers will be held today after Asr prayers at the Eesanagri Graveyard in Karachi.
Wajid remained a well known face on TV, in the wake of joining the business in 1966 after his 25-year-stint in Radio Pakistan, where he launched his career. He leaves behind his wife, and daughter, Fazila Wajid, who is related with with the entertainment industry also.
Big loss for the industry
Actor and chief Javed Sheik expressed grief at Qazi’s death. Conversing with Geo News, Sheikh said individuals like him are rare in the entertainment industry. It is a major oss for the industry, he said, including that the two worked together on several projects.
Sheik informed that two weeks prior he had gone to Riyadh for a show and performed the Umrah.
Qazi Abdul Wajid Ansari 1944 To 2018
Born in 1944 in Gwalior, India as Qazi Abdul Wajid Ansari, his family, including five siblings three brothers and two sisters relocated to Pakistan after parcel and settled in Karachi, as indicated by a media report.
At Radio Pakistan, Wajid performed in Naunihal, a week after week show for youngsters, and also Hamid Mian Kay Yahan and Qazi Ji Waghera.
After his spell in radio, Wajid turned towards TV and acted in scores of serials, for example, Khuda ki Basti, Tanhaaiyan, Unkahi Dhoop Kinaray, Taleem-I-Balighan Cassette Kahaniyan Hawwa Ki Baiti and plays, for example, Taleem-I-Balighan, Mirza Ghalib Bunder Road, Wadi-I-Kashmir, Lal Qila Say Lalukhet.
He likewise acted in a play Rishtay or Rastay in 1986, which was a joint venture of Pakistani and Chinese governments in view of the Silk Route.
The adaptable on-screen character got a few honors all through his profession, including the Pride of Performance Award.