I'm a huge fan of Moin Akhtar: Aamir Khan

Published: May 16, 2019
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Bollywood’s most bankable superstar Aamir Khan is currently in China for the Asia Film and TV Week Festival.

Fizza Ali Meerza and Nabeel Qureshi’s Load Wedding is among the 60 films from 30 Asian countries that will be screened in different Chinese cities between May 16 and May 23. The producer-director duo met the Dangal star there. However, Qureshi and Meerza weren’t the only Pakistanis to have met Khan.

It was then that the Taare Zameen Par actor revealed he has always admired late Pakistani legend Moin Akhtar. The famed actor disclosed this in a brief meeting with Senator Mushahid Hussain in Beijing.

In a tweet published on Wednesday, Hussain wrote: “Good meeting with legendary Indian movie icon, Aamir Khan, who is also in Beijing for the first Asian Civilisations Dialogue, hosted by President Xi Jinping.”

Khan further praised the Loose Talk artist, calling him an amazing and talented actor. “Amir Khan’s movie Dangal is a big hit in China. He says ‘I am a huge fan of late Moin Akhtar, an amazing and talented actor’!” continued Hussain.

The legendary actor became a household name in Pakistan as he ruled the hearts of millions for over four decades. He is still fondly remembered as a versatile artist and a noble being by his fans and colleagues.

PHOTO:FILE

PHOTO:FILE

Considered to be a one-of-a-kind parodist and the king of Urdu comedy, Akhtar had a million identities. But, the one thing that he was widely popular for was having the power to turn anybody’s frown into a smile.

A force to be reckoned with, Akhtar stepped into showbiz in the 1960s and was involved in various fields of performing arts for over half a century.

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