Veteran TV actor Farooq Zameer passed away last night, following a prolonged illness. The actor passed away at CMH Lahore, where he was admitted after encountering breathing problems.
A prominent actor of yesteryear, Zameer started his career with PTV in the 90s. He has starred in various dramas including ‘Rani’, ‘Gadaya’ and ‘Suraagh Zindagi’ among others. Known for his serious acting and unique delivery, Zameer was popular among various strata of viewers.
Family sources said the actor will be laid to rest in the Punjab capital on Friday.
Several prominent personalities and celebrities tweeted their grief over this loss:
Farooq Zameer passes away. Great actor, the epitome of desi class and elegance pic.twitter.com/Sz3SMd5DZQ
— Fasi Zaka (@fasi_zaka) February 23, 2017
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) February 23, 2017
One of the best TV actors Farooq Zameer sb passed away.May Allah bless his soul.Ameen pic.twitter.com/0zXX9eG7uj
— Dr Shahid Masood (@Shahidmasooddr) February 23, 2017
A legend passes away. Veteran actor Farooq Zameer RIP.
— Babar Awan (@BabarAwanPK) February 23, 2017
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