Moin Akhtar remembered on his 11th death anniversary


Iconic Moin Akhtar was remembered on his 11th death anniversary yesterday (Friday).
He was not only the one of the most beloved host and actor, but a great kind human being too. Moin Akhtar stepped into the show-business back in sixties and ruling the industry with his spontaneous performance and intelligent interaction with others.
He was born on December 24, 1950, and was considered as a comedian of extremely high standard in Pakistan with experience of entertaining his audience for a long time. From theater to silver screen, Moin Akhtar’s work introduced nonstop laughter for everyone and became popular among the entertainment loving audience.
Moin was liked for providing humor for people of all ages, and with a style that remains unmatched. His attempts to avoid vulgarity in his humor rendered him a favorite amongst family audiences. He was fluent in several languages, including English, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memon, Pashto, Gujarati and Urdu. He performed not only in Pakistan but played in several stage shows like Bakra Qiston Pe and Buddha Ghar Pe Hai with Umer Sharif in India too.
In recognition of his work, he was awarded Pride of Performance in 1996 by the Government of Pakistan and Sitara-i-Imtiaz awarded in 2011.
He left his fans on April 22, 2011, at the age of 61. He was survived by his wife, two daughters and three sons.