Latest Pakistan News > Islamabad News – First death anniversary of Moin Akhtar, one of the most beloved comics, hosts and actors ever to grace the stage and television screens of Pakistan, was being observed on Sunday across the country.
Moin Akhtar was born on December 24, 1950 in Karachi. Moin was highly dynamic and versatile performer, he made his debut for television on September 6, 1966, in a variety show held on PTV to celebrate the first defense day of Pakistan. Since then, he has performed several roles in TV plays/shows, later making a team with Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari.
Akhtar was fluent in several languages, including English, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memon, Pashto, Gujarati and Urdu. He performed not only in Pakistan but played in several stage shows like Bakra Qiston Pe and Buddha Ghar Pe Hai with Umer Sharif in India too.
Akhtar was awarded with honorary citizenship of Dallas in 1996 & Pride of Performance, Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the government of Pakistan.
Moin Akhtar died on April 22, 2011 in Karachi after suffering from a heart attack.