Pakistan’s greatest orator, producer, actor, broadcaster, and author Zia Mohyeddin passes away and left us in deep mourning.
Earlier today in Karachi, he was admitted to a hospital and as per his family members Mohyeddin was on life support and passed away at 6:30 am.
On June 30, 1931, Mohyeddin was born and he spent his early days in Kasur and Lahore. He’s known for various things in the industry, as an author, broadcaster, and even as an actor as well.
He has lived up to the Urdu literature to its core in his several Urdu sessions and he’s one of those speakers that people spend hours listening to his Urdu delegacy.
Zia Mohyeddin Passes Away – A Look At His Career
For the new generation, Zia Mohyeddin might be just an author but for the 90’s kid, he has been an inspiration in every manner.
Talking about his career, Zia Mohyeddin was a Pakistani actor, producer, and director who worked in film, television, and theater.
He has acted in numerous Pakistani and international productions, including the British television series “The Jewel in the Crown” and the film “Lawrence of Arabia”. He has also directed several plays and films and is known for his contributions to Pakistani theater.
Under the heavy censorship under the regime of General Zia-ul-Haq, he returned to the UK and produced Central Television’s (now ITV Central’s) flagship multicultural program.
Here and Now – a weekly magazine series highlighting the culture and lifestyle of various minority communities. The program ran from 1986 to 1989.
Celebrities & Public Figures Mourn On Maestros Death
Many celebrities, politicians, and other public figures couldn’t hold their tears. They have paid tribute to the maestro Mohyeddin Sahab.
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan described Mohyeddin as a highly cultured individual and a fixture in the world of entertainment.
Saddened to learn of the passing of Zia Mohyeddin. I knew him for decades. He was a highly cultured person, extremely well read esp in Urdu literature and an institution in the world of entertainment. He will be missed. My condolences & prayers go to his family.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) February 13, 2023
Faisal Javed member of PTI wrote, “Distinguished Zia Mohyeddin-Pakistan’s iconic talent, Intl star is no more with us. Had the privilege of working with him.Truly an inspiration in hosting. He was a great host, actor, director, producer & voice-over artist.
May ALLAH bless his soul & give patience to Azra Bhabi. Ameen.”
ضیا محی الدین خدا حافظ! انکے ساتھ کام کرنے اور سیکھنے کا شرف حاصل ہوا- وہ پاکستان کے انٹرنیشنل سٹار تھے-بہترین میزبان، صداکار، اداکار، ڈاریکٹر، پروڈیوسر اور وائس اوور آرٹسٹ ایک کمال ٹیلنٹڈ شخصیت ہم میں نہیں رہی-— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) February 13, 2023
اللّٰہ جنت عطا فرمائے- عذرا بھابھی اور فیملی کو صبر عطا فرمائے-آمین pic.twitter.com/Y8KkQ81Bz0
One of the Pakistani journalists shared a clip of Zia Sahab’s session and prayed for his soul. “Consider myself fortunate to have this live recording of the great #ZiaMohyeddin sb during a reading session from four years ago at the 2019 Karachi Literature Festival. May his soul rest in peace!”
Consider myself fortunate to have this live recording of the great #ZiaMohyeddin sb during a reading session from four years ago at the 2019 Karachi Literature Festival. May his soul rest in peace! pic.twitter.com/X6h8oOC9pb— Umer Bin Ajmal (@umerbinajmal) February 13, 2023
A few days ago, poet icon Amjad Islam Amjad passed away and left the world. Zia Mohyeddin’s death is surely heartbreaking for everyone and will be remembered forever.
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