Veteran film, TV and stage actor Ali Ejaz has passed away in Lahore due to cardiac arrest. He was 77.
Ejaz started his career in 1967 and was well known for his role in a popular television comedy drama series Khawaja and Son.
He was honoured with the prestigious Presidential Pride of Performance on August 14, 1993.
Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of the famed actor.
In his condolence message, he prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and fortitude for the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Provincial Information Minister Punjab Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family and prayed to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to his family to bear the loss.
They said that artistic services of late Ali Ejaz will never be forgotten.
He acted in 106 movies, 84 of which were Punjabi, 22 Urdu, and 1 Pashto.