Veteran actor Farooq Zamir passes away

He was admitted to CMH, Lahore after encountering breathing problems

News Desk February 23, 2017
Farooq Zameer. SCREEN GRAB

Veteran TV actor Farooq Zamir has passed away following a prolonged illness.

According to Express News, Zamir was admitted to CMH, Lahore after encountering breathing problems. However, he could not recover and passed away Thursday evening.

Starting his career with Pakistan Television in the 90s, his famous drama serials include ‘Rani’, ‘Gadaya’ and ‘Suraagh Zindagi’ among others. Known for his serious acting and unique delivery, Zamir was popular among various strata of viewers.

Family sources said the actor will be laid to rest in the Punjab capital on Friday.


Amin Lalani | 5 years ago | Reply Innalillahe W Inna Illehi Rajeyoon. A Decent Human Being always projected Decency & Soberness in his Acting Career. May his Soul rest in eternal peace. Aamen. Kindly correct the Data, Late Farooq Zameer had started his career in 60's and not in 90's as mentioned incorrectly in your note. Regards, Amin Lalani.
Abduljabbar | 5 years ago | Reply RIP. He was a w/ful actor. Remember his work in Andhra Uhalal. and several dramas.
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