Veteran on-screen character, Farooq Zameer, passed away on Thursday at the Combined Military Hospital subsequent to being conceded for seven days because of an extended ailment
Eminent identities from various fields took to twitter to express sadness over the loss of the veteran performing artist:
Farooq Zameer saab, an epitome of acting who conveyed a wide range of versatile characters, passes away in Lahore. pic.twitter.com/sKeQ7o0FUQ
— Shafaat Ali (@shafaat_geo) February 23, 2017
Farooq Zameer passes away. Great actor, the epitome of desi class and elegance pic.twitter.com/Sz3SMd5DZQ
— Fasi Zaka (@fasi_zaka) February 23, 2017
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) February 23, 2017
One of the best TV actors Farooq Zameer sb passed away.May Allah bless his soul.Ameen pic.twitter.com/0zXX9eG7uj
— Dr Shahid Masood (@Shahidmasooddr) February 23, 2017
Zameer started his career in the 60s at PTV and rose to fame from his roles in serials and plays like Guriya, Shamail and ‘Suragh-i-Zindagi’. His most noticeable performance was in “Mukmala Aur Mahira”, which garnered amazing reviews for his acting making it a hit.
To name a few of his other hit serials would be ‘Tum Bhi Kaho’ aired on PTV and ‘Kaghaz Ki Nao’ aired on ATV. The actor was also acknowledged for his work through the Presidential Pride of Performance award in 2001.
His funeral prayers will be offered on Saturday. He lives on through his three sons, a daughter and his widow.