Verstile comedian Moin Akhtar being remembered on 71st birthday
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The 71st birth anniversary of legendary comedian and actor Moin Akhtar is being celebrated today (Thursday).
Moin Akhtar 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.
He was not only the one of the most beloved host and actor, but a great kind human being too. He stepped into the show-business back in sixties and ruling the industry with his spontaneous performance and intelligent interaction with others.
Comedian Moin Akhtar was liked for providing humour for people of all ages, and with a style that remains unmatched. His attempts to avoid vulgarity in his humour rendered him a favourite among 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 Umar 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 in 2011. Moin Akhtar left his fans on April 22, 2011, at the age of 61.