Renowned Pakistani actor and comedian Ismail Tara has passed away in Karachi.
The legendary TV star, who rose to prominence with his iconic role in drama Fifty Fifty.
He was admitted in a hospital of Karachi due to some health complications and put on ventilator after his health severely declined. Kidney failure is being said to be the cause of his death.
The funeral prayer for the actor will be offered at, Shaheed-e Millat Road Karachi after Friday prayers.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb expressed grief over the death of famous stage and TV actor Ismail Tara.
She said Ismail Tara presented great performances in many stage plays, TV dramas and films including Fifty Fifty, Rubber Band, One Way Wicket and others.
She prayed that Allah Al-Mighty may grant the departed soul high ranks in the heaven and patience to the bereaved family.