A man of many talents, Athar Shah Khan has passed away. He was a writer, comedian, actor and poet who contributed over 700 plays and played a vital role in PTV’s golden era.
Known for his character Jaidi, Athar Shah had begun his career from Radio Pakistan. His hits include Jedi Ki Sang and Intezar Farmaiye. His dramas like Lakhon mein teen, Ba adab ba mulahiza hoshiyar, haye jaidi are hits that cannot be forgotten.
As per reports, the artist had been ill for quite some time now and suffered a stroke. We extend our condolences to his family for this loss.
Lollywood’s Shaan Shahid also has paid his respects to the veteran on his passing as well.
Rest in peace Athar sb . You did so much for this nation through your craft ..my earliest memories of my childhood is of your character jaidi .. you are one of the people who’s work helped #ptv stand on its own feet . You will always be remembered sir.🇵🇰🎥♥️— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) May 10, 2020