- Moin Akhtar was born on December 24, 1950.
- The icon has interviewed several prominent Pakistani figures including Prime Minister Imran Khan.
- The legendary actor has mastered several languages
It’s been nine years since legendary comedians like Moin Akhtar left the world, but his great looks and witty jokes have kept him alive in the entertainment industry.
Born on December 24, 1950, this legendary actor entered the world of entertainment as a teenager in 1966.
The parody of the famous film actor Muhammad Ali at an awards ceremony is considered an event in which he attracted the attention of a large audience.
The icon, known for his spontaneity, has interviewed several well-known Pakistani personalities, but his interviews with Prime Minister Imran, during his recent cricket days, went viral on social media.
Akhtar, in his bizarre style, was seen asking questions from the prime minister about his growing fame.
“Defter mein Imran Khan, ghar mein Imran Khan, hotel mein Imran Khan, sarak par Imran Khan, baaghon mei Imran Khan, aap iss Imran Khan said pareshan nahi hogaye?” the comedian asked.
Shyly, Khan, who was in his mid-30s at the time, humbly replied that it was a matter of great honor for a sportsman or artist when people recognized him for his good work and rewarded them with love and respect.
“I thank God for this enormous award,” he shared.
The legendary actor has mastered several languages, including English, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Pashto, Balochi, Gujarati and Hindi.
Iconic Bollywood film stars Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan love it for its versatility. Akhtar worked on several films but returned to the smaller screen.
TV drama included ‘Rozi’, ‘Eid Train’, ‘Family 93’, ‘Half Plate’, ‘Sach Much’ are some of the many super hit programs he’s starred in. In addition, she has hosted many popular shows.
Akhtar also won the Pride of Performance award.
He died on April 22, 2011, at around 6:15 pm in Karachi after suffering a heart attack.