“April is the cruellest month” said TS Elliot in his poem ‘The Wasteland’ and this was never more true for Pakistan.
In the last one month Pakistan has lost four prominent entertainers and comedians. We lost Babu Baral, Liaquat Soldier, Mastana and now Pakistan has suffered the biggest loss of all with the death of Moin Akhtar. Akhar passed away on Friday evening after suffering a heart attack. He breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) where he was shifted for treatment.
His namaz-e-janaza will take place today (April 23) after Zuhr prayers at the Jama Masjid Malir, Phase 2. The deceased has left behind a widow, three daughters and two sons.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 23rd, 2011.