Renowned Pakistani Actor Qavi Khan passed away in Canada.
According to reports Qavi Khan was suffering from cancer and stayed in Canada for his treatment. In a statement, Arts Council President Muhammad Ahmed Shah confirmed the death of a senior Pakistani actor, saying that the actor had been unwell for some time and was undergoing treatment in Canada.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi offered condolences on the death of the veteran actor.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief and sorrow over the death of renowned artist Qavi Khan. He said Muhammad Qavi Khan performed in film, on TV, on stage, and on the radio and received great applause.
The PM said Qavi’s death was an irreparable loss to the art world of Pakistan. He prayed for the departed soul and patience for the bereaved family.
Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi extended heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the bereaved family. He said the golden age of acting ended with the death of the late Qavi Khan.
Qavi Khan was one of the first actors of Pakistan Television Corporation when it was launched in 1964 with its drama Nazrana.
Qavi khan was honoured with Sitara-e-Imtiaz, three Nigar Awards, and Lifetime Achievement Awards from Radio Pakistan and PTV.
About Qavi Khan
Qavi Khan is a Pakistani actor who has appeared in numerous films and television dramas. He was born on 13th November 1948, in Peshawar, Pakistan. He started his acting career in the 1960s and has acted in over 200 films and television dramas.
Qavi Khan is known for his versatile acting skills and has played a variety of roles throughout his career. He has won several awards for his performances, including the Best Actor Award at the Pakistan Television Awards, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lux Style Awards.
Some of his notable performances include his roles in the films “Khuda Ke Liye,” “Bol,” and “Manto,” and the television dramas “Dhoop Kinare,” “Dastaan,” and “Udaari.” Qavi Khan is considered one of the most respected and talented actors in Pakistan’s entertainment industry.