Pakistan's legendary actor Talat Hussain passes away

Pakistan's legendary actor Talat Hussain passes away

He was 83.
Pakistan's legendary actor Talat Hussain passes away

Web Desk


26 May 2024

Pakistan's legendary actor Talat Hussain, 83, passed away on Sunday at Karachi's private hospital after porlong illness. 

The death of famous actor was confirmed by the president of Arts Council of Pakistan, Ahmed Shah. 

Earlier, Tazeen, the daughter of the actor requested prayers for her ailing father as his mental and physical health deteriorated further.

In conversation with a private news channel, actor Tazeen Hussain, the eldest daughter of Pakistani TV and cinema’s legend Talat Hussain, shared that his mental health deteriorated further, taking a hit on his physical condition as well.

Tazeen shared that the veteran had memory issues and is not able to recognize anyone.

Talat Hussain, 83, had been part of numerous Pakistani and foreign films, dramas and stage plays throughout his illustrious career, spanning over six decades.

His acting credits also include the British titles ‘Traffik’ and ‘Family Pride’ as well as the Norwegian film ‘Import-export’, for which he bagged the Amanda Award at the Norwegian International Film Festival. He was also a part of the Indian film ‘Sautan Ki Beti’ and had a guest appearance in the biographical epic ‘Jinnah’.

Hussain was the recipient of multiple top awards in the country, including Nigar Award, Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance.


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