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Actor, TV writer and comedian Athar Shah Khan ‘Jedi’ passes away

Actor, TV writer and comedian Athar Shah Khan ‘Jedi’ passes away
May 10, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – Renowned comedian artist, writer and poet Athar Shah Khan who was known as Jedi has passed away in Karachi on Sunday morning after prolonged illness. Athar Shah Khan has passed at the age of 77. He had been unwell for a while now and his death occurred after suffering from a severe stroke. He is survived by his wife and four sons. Known popularly for his role as Jedi, Khan entertained the small screen audience for decades, as an actor, poet, writer and comedian. He played the famous character of Jedi on PTV and NTM which rose him to among both youngers and elders. He began his career at Radio Pakistan as a writer following which he wrote 700 plays over the course of 20 years. His iconic portrayal of Jedi with hit serial Jedi Ke Sang, is marked as a turning point in his career. It was during this time that he began to be known as Jedi. Khan provided many other famous dramas through out the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s including Intezar Farmaiay, Lakhon mein teen, Ba adab ba mulahiza hoshiyar, haye jaidi among others.
Twitter is currently mourning his death