ISLAMABAD: Renowned television writer-director and actor, Abdul Rauf Khalid, was killed in a road accident on Thursday, while travelling to Islamabad from Sheikhupura.
Reportedly, the accident occurred when one of the tyres on Khalid’s car burst, fatally overturning his car.
Khalid, a painter, lyricist, speaker and an educationist, was best known for his television screenplays which include Guest House, Angaarwadi, Laaj, as well as a Lollywood film called Laaj.
Rauf Khalid also served as the President and Chancellor of National Institute of Cultural Studies, Lok Virsa in Islamabad.
He had received several awards recognising his work, including the prestigious Pride of Performance award.