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KARACHI: Renowned TV actor Qazi Wajid passed away on Sunday in Karachi after being admitted to the hospital previous evening. He was 87.
The actor was admitted to the hospital in Karachi yesterday due to cardiac pain.
The veteran actor was also awarded with a Pride of Performance Award in 1988 by the Government of Pakistan.
Twitter was abuzz after the news of his passing away broke and many called his death an end of an era for drama industry:
— Hasan Arshad (@hasanarshad610) February 11, 2018
— Saad Subzwari ☪️ (@saadsubzwari) February 11, 2018
— Usman M Syed (@usmansm) February 11, 2018
Another legendary actor #QaziWajid passed away May Allah bless his soul rest in peace & give patience to family.
Such dykes in the industry, however grave, and the losses inconsolable must not halt the success flooding in #RIP pic.twitter.com/Xz7JI2v6GO
— wajiha siddiqi (@Wajiha_siddiqi) February 11, 2018