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Veteran actor Rasheed Naz's funeral to be held in Peshawar

Updated 17 Jan, 2022
Born in 1948 in Peshawar, Rasheed Naz started his career in 1971 from Pashto dramas. @fahaddarya
Born in 1948 in Peshawar, Rasheed Naz started his career in 1971 from Pashto dramas. @fahaddarya

Renowned actor Rasheed Naz, who had worked in various Pakistani serials and movies, passed away in Peshawar on Monday at the age of 73.

His funeral will be held at 3pm on Peshawar's Charsadda road today (Monday).

Naz's daughter-in-law and actress Madiha Rizvi confirmed the death of the veteran actor in an Instagram post.

Tributes and condolences poured in on social media over Naz's death.

Hum TV's official instagram account expressed "deepest condolences" on the death of the legendary actor.

Sindhi actress Aqsa Kinjhar Leela Jamali said his death was "a great loss to Pakistani drama industry".

Actors Marwa Hocaine, Hira Mani and Omar Rana were effusive in their tribute to the senior late actor.

Born in 1948 in Peshawar, Naz started his career in 1971 from Pashto dramas. His acting career spanned decades and across mediums and languages including serials and films in Pashto, Hindku and Urdu languages.