LAHORE: Renowned actor, Jamil Fakhri, who was admitted into the Mayo Hospital on the May 31 has passed away on Thursday, Media reports said.
According to officials of Meo hospital, the actor who has been suffering from multiple diseases for a long time, died Thursday evening.
Known for his famed role of a police inspector in the TV play “Andhera Ujala”, Fakhri had played so many roles in various dramas and theaters plays.
He was deeply disheartened after the mysterious death of his son who had been killed in United States.
President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Film, TV and Stage Community have expressed their grief and sorrow on the sad demise of famous TV / Film Artist Mr Jamil Fakhri.
They prayed to Almighty Allah to shower His Blessings upon the departed soul and grant courage to his family members to bear this immense loss with equanimity.
The Prime Minister in his message paid rich tribute to famous TV / Film Artist Mr Jamil Fakhri for his invaluable contribution spanning on decades towards promotion of performing art in the country. He said that late Jamil Fakhri was a versatile artist of high caliber whose various popular PTV plays and stage dramas would always remain alive in the hearts of his millions of fans in the country and abroad.