ISLAMABAD: Renowned actor Sohail Asghar passed away in Lahore on Saturday after a protracted illness.
He was ill for a year and a half and was in hospital for the last one week.
The members of cultural departments including Pakistan National Council of the Arts and National Institute Folk and Traditional Heritage Lok Virsa expressed deep sorrow and grief over the loss of one of the oldest actor in today’s showbiz industry. Sohail Asghar was born in Lahore and completed his education from his hometown and then joined Radio Pakistan. He served as a radio jockey from 1978 to 1988 and started taking part in local theatre shows.