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Moin Akhtar remembered on 9th death anniversary

KARACHI: Legendary actor Moin Akhtar is being remembered on his 9th death anniversary today.
Moin Akhtar, who was born on 24th December 1950, in Karachi, rose to the national spotlight and received critical acclaim for his performance in the classic play ‘Rozy’.
Akhtar was fluent in several languages, including English, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Pashto, Gujarati and Urdu. He started his acting career as a child actor at the age of 13 and played the character of Shylock in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice in theatre.
Akhtar’s sense of humour was highly dynamic and versatile. Together with the television scriptwriter Anwar Maqsood, he went on to produce a number of critically and commercially successful hits including Loose Talk.
Akhtar also acted in a few films, including ‘Tum Sa Nahin Dekha’ and ‘Mr. Tabedar’. His theatre performances alongside famous comedian Umar Sharif in stage dramas like ‘Buddha Ghar Pe Hai’. 
Moin Akhtar died on 22nd April 2011 in Karachi after suffering from a heart attack. He was 61 years old when he passed away. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and two sons.
He was awarded Pride of Performance in 1996 by the Government of Pakistan and Sitara-e-Imtiaz awarded in 2011.

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