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Veteran actor Sohail Asghar dies in Lahore

The legendary celebrity was a TV, film, and theater actor(File)

Veteran actor Sohail Asghar has passed away in Lahore. 

The legendary celebrity was a TV, film, and theater actor. Born in Lahore, he also worked as Radio Jockey from 1978 to 1988. Last year, the veteran actor requested fans on social media for prayers as he had undergo stomach surgery.

Taking to Facebook, Sohail Asghar wrote: “Fans, friends and family, Allah Almighty is with me always. I strongly believe in miracles. I believe in the power of love and prayers,” the Khuda Ki Basti star wrote on Facebook. “Today I need your prayers as I have to undergo a stomach surgery tomorrow. Pray for my successful surgery and speedy recovery.”

He was introduced in the TV drama Raat. He appeared in his first movie named ‘Murad’ in 2003. He got an award for Outstanding Performance at The 1st Indus Drama Awards for this film. He got the best actor award for the year 2002 at the 12th PTV Awards shows organized to mark 40 years of Pakistan Television.