Pakistani Celebrities Remember Legendary TV Artist Qazi Wajid

Qazi Wajid, a renowned TV actor and showbiz veteran recently passed away. He was admitted to a hospital after contracting high fever, shortly passing away while undergoing treatment for the same. He was 87 years old at the time of his death.

According to personnel from the hospital where he was admitted, Qazi Wajid suffered chest pain and had a serious fever. On his way to the hospital, he was administered first aid which, unfortunately, did not help his deteriorating condition.

His funeral prayers were held yesterday and he was laid to rest at the Esa Nagri Graveyard in Karachi.

Tributes poured in for Qazi Wajid over and off social media. He was universally loved for the roles he played during his lifetime, with many people recalling his legendary performances in some of the best shows aired on Pakistani television such as the cult-classic Tanhaiyan and Ankahi. His six decade media related career has earned him accolades from all across the globe.


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There are only so many artists who’ve been around for generations and could still actively perform.

Even new artists appreciated the Qazi Wajid’s dedication.

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Two losses, one day.

Some well-known sports celebrities honored him with their tributes too:

Qazi Wajid will continue to live on in the hearts of Pakistani artists in the film industry and his fans. He received the Pride of Performance award in 1988 by the Government of Pakistan, an award that is only reserved for citizens who are exceptionally excellent in their fields.

Some of his most famous evergreen TV dramas that made him a legend were Dhoop Kinare, Ankahi, Marvi, Tanhaiyan, Mehdni Khala Khairan, and Khuda Ki Basti.


  • Abdul Mannan Nasir

    RIP Qazi Wajid Sahab.. A lot of childhood memories are associated with the remarkable performances of your dramas.. May Allah SWT grant you highest places in Jannah….