Senior actor Rashid Naz passes away

PESHAWAR: Renowned actor Rashid Naz has passed away at the age of 73 years.

Rasheed Naz was born on September 9, 1948, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He has acted in countless films and dramas.

In 1971, he started his television career as an actor in Pashto drama.

Rashid Naz has acted in several Pashto, Hindko and Urdu language dramas. His first Urdu drama was ‘Ek Tha Gaon’ which was aired in 1973. His first popular play was Namos. He also acted in Pakistan’s first private television drama ‘Dasht’.

He has won the hearts of the audience with his lively performances in other dramas including ‘God has not left the earth’, ‘Ankar’, ‘Anukhi’, ‘Apne Hoye Praye’, ‘Ghulam Gardesh’, ‘Doosra Asman’, ‘Namos’, ‘Pathar’ and ‘Aan’.

This morning, Rasheed Naz’s daughter-in-law and actress Madiha Naqvi shared a post on her Instagram in which she reported that actor Rasheed Naz is no longer with us.

He said in his post that “Our dear Baba Rashid Naz passed away this morning. Please recite Surah Al-Fatihah for the soul of the deceased.”

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