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Iconic comedian Moin Akhtar passes away

Published Apr 22, 2011 09:24pm


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The man with a thousand disguises, pictured here in black and white. - Photo by White Star

KARACHI: He was a comedian par excellence, but his last act left an entire nation in tears. Iconic comedian and actor Moin Akhtar died of a heart attack on Friday.

He was 60. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and three sons.

Born in 1950, Moin Akhtar joined show business in the ’60s as a comedian. His remarkable impersonations and rib-tickling skits earned him recognition in no time. But it was in the ’70s that Moin Akhtar’s appearance on the Zia Mohyeddin Show as a standup act catapulted him to national fame.

This writer still remembers as a child listening to an audiocassette, which sold like hot cakes in the ’70s, in which Moin Akhtar presented a series of impersonations and sound-effects, along with a humorous sketch of a villager who tries to copy an urbanite and in the process behaves like a nincompoop.

The fame was soon followed by critical acclaim when Moin Akhtar joined hands with humourist Anwar Maqsood and did a host of shows with him.

Beginning with an episode of Angan Terha in which Moin Akhtar played the role of a poet looking for a place to live, the duo came up with one gem after another.

The combination resulted in classics like Studio 2½ and Studio Poney Teen in which Moin Akhtar did the part of one of the interviewees and Anwar Maqsood the interviewer.

Akhtar’s zany but meaningful answers to Anwar Maqsood’s ostensibly innocuous questions created a magic the kind of which was never witnessed on Pakistani television. Comedienne Bushra Ansari also became part of their group and they did some memorable shows together.

Moin Akhtar didn’t confine his talent to comedy acts. He proved his versatility by playing the protagonist in a long-play Rozy written by Imran Aslam and directed by Sahira Kazmi.

Moin Akhtar did the part of a man who assumes the garb of a woman in order to find employment. His performance was not only appreciated in Pakistan but even across the border it earned him a great many fans. Rozy was an adaptation of a successful Hollywood film Tootsie.

On his inevitable comparison with Tootsie’s star Dustin Hoffman, Moin Akhtar often claimed that he never saw the film until after he’d done the play.

The late actor’s another outstanding performance was witnessed in a play Half Plate, written by Anwar Maqsood and directed by Mohsin Ali.

He portrayed the personality of a self-obsessed poet who had a past (and a nagging wife) that he seldom liked to remember. The acting was right out of the top drawer and intelligently complemented the script.

Moin Akhtar and Anwar Maqsood’s duo had become so inseparable that even after the advent of satellite TV they were asked by different channels to work together.

Their last show as the writer-actor combo was Loose Talk which ran for many years and Moin Akhtar assumed hundreds of characters in it.

These days a drama serial featuring Moin Akhtar as the main character is on air on a local private channel.

Apart from a worthy body of work on television, Moin Akhtar acted in a few films, including Tum Sa Nahin Dekha and Mr Tabedar. His theatre performances alongside Umar Sharif in stage dramas like Buddha Ghar Pe Hai were also a commercial success.

In recognition of his talent and work the government had bestowed on Moin Akhtar the Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance award.

The actor’s namaz-i-janaza will be held on Saturday after Zohr at Masjid-i-Toheed in DHA Phase II, Malir Cantt.


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ahmed chawla Apr 22, 2011 06:31pm
very sad to hear that.. Greatest of pakistani artisits indeed.
Hamza Apr 22, 2011 07:09pm
We will all miss him! Best comedian of his time
Agha Ata (USA) Apr 22, 2011 07:10pm
He was ONE of the few men in the country who made us laugh.
Khawar Saleem Aslam Apr 22, 2011 07:14pm
Very painful news. May Allah bless the departed soul. Hardly there is any Pakistani who does not know and admires him.
Razzaq Apr 22, 2011 07:18pm
A irreplaceable loss to the nation,country and fun loving people.May God rest him in peace and grant his fans and family a courage to bear this loss.
sunny, berlin Apr 22, 2011 07:18pm
utter shock, he was the best artist from Pakistan. Recently, we enjoyed his comedy show-loose talk.
Jam Apr 22, 2011 07:19pm
Ina lilah wa ina eleh raj'oon. a very sad news indeed.
Noaman Apr 22, 2011 07:19pm
This is really SAD...a great talent has departed....MAY ALLAH BLESS HIS DEPARTED SOUL AND PROVIDE HIM COMFORT IN HIS GRAVE !!!!! AMEEN !!!!
Ali Umair Jaffery Apr 22, 2011 07:20pm
INNA LILLAH E VA INNA ELAHE RAJEOON... what a tragedy it is for Pakistan.. legend.. a marvellous luving person he was.
imran saudi arabia Apr 22, 2011 07:23pm
He was Very good man- He was great entertainer and actor. Rozi was his one of best plays. I always keep him no. 1 actor in Pakistan. I place my heartiest condolences to his family.
Syed yaad ali Apr 22, 2011 07:25pm
It is very sad news for pakistan.God forgive him and rest in peace..
Shabbir Tapal Apr 22, 2011 07:29pm
Truly a legend and perhaps irreplaceable artist, May Allah rest his soul in peace.
tat Barbados Apr 22, 2011 07:32pm
Ina Lilah-e-wa Ina Ilayhe Rajioon... the greatest actor of Pakistan....
Syed Apr 22, 2011 07:32pm
May Allah rest his soul is peace and 'Jannah'. May Allah give his family the courage to bear his loss.I had watched Moin performing on stage while I was in Dow Medical College, he was GREAT. Those days were the begining days in his career but he was great from day 1 till his death. Till now I watched him on TV whenever I got chance and enjoyed his performance.He was a GREAT actor and left a big gap in show biz. I do not think anyone on his level in his field exists on screen till now. He will be remembered forever and will give inspiration to existing and new comers in the field of performance.
Amir Haque Apr 22, 2011 07:35pm
There is no replacement for him. His serious dramas were great too. These days you don't see legendary actors or comedians like him, production has long been halted! Allah Moin Akhter ki maghfirat Kare, aameen!
Ali Wali Apr 22, 2011 07:35pm
Very very sad news
Asif Adam Apr 22, 2011 07:37pm
May Allah send him to Janat and may Allah give his family and friends saber!
Omarr Apr 22, 2011 07:41pm
:( shocked!!
Adam Budhani Apr 22, 2011 07:44pm
May Allah S. T. blesses and rest in peace. He was blessed by Allah S. T. to give him day of Jumma Mubarak. He was a noble man with soft heart of helping thousands people with out boasting. May Allah S. T. forgive his since and grant him place in Jannat. Ammen
Khushbakht Vaka Apr 22, 2011 07:46pm
A legend! May his soul rest in peace!
Dr. Salaria, Aamir A Apr 22, 2011 07:51pm
INNA LILLA HAY WAA INNA ILLEHEY RAJAYOON. From Almighty God we come and to HIM we all have to return one day. Successful are only those in this mortal world who have endeavored hard to spend this transient life in-line with the teachings of the Holy Quran and the Great Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). May God Almighty grant the departed soul of Moin Akhtar a place in Jannatul Firdous and accord the courage and fortitude to his family, friends, peers, pals, associates, colleagues, community and neighborhood members as well as his fans and sponsors to bear this great loss. Aameen, Tsum Aameen.
Malik Apr 22, 2011 07:58pm
May Allah bless his soul. I am really sad today. I feel like part of my past is gone for ever.
WUM Apr 22, 2011 07:59pm
May Almighty rest his soul in peace, and bestow his family and his lovers with patience to bear their loss!
Unar (Bristol) Apr 22, 2011 08:00pm
I am very sad and shocked with the demise of our great legend, he was indeed a great actor, performer and more than anything a wonderful person who always spoke of humanity, and a devouted patriotic Pakistani, may he rests in peace. A great loss for pakistan.
Mohammad Khalid - Ca Apr 22, 2011 08:01pm
Moin Akhtar was the only good news coming from Pakistan. He brought smile to so many sad faces in Pakistan and abroad. We lost a great legend. May Allah rest his soul
Mansoor Qureshi Apr 22, 2011 08:02pm
What a loss: " Khatain hain aj Mir jahan' sy guzar gia Kia khoob admee tha Khuda maghfrat kray God bless his soul
FIZA mehar Apr 22, 2011 08:04pm
Nisar mengal Apr 22, 2011 08:06pm
inna lillahe wa inna elaihe rajioon. No one can take his palce.
Syed Faheem Akhtar Apr 22, 2011 08:06pm
A very sad news, may Allah give Him Jannate Firdous and give his family courage to bear this huge loss. We will miss him, he was a great legend.
T Peracha Apr 22, 2011 08:06pm
Ameen. He was a great human being.
Umer Hasan Apr 22, 2011 08:08pm
Surely we have lost a true legendary mujahid (struggler) who exposed corruption of the society via his shows (i.e loose talk).
Farzana (Texas) Apr 22, 2011 08:09pm
INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAIHI RAJI'UN May Allah bless his gentle soul. Such a kind mortal with a brilliant mind and a true Pakistani.
khusro mirza Apr 22, 2011 08:10pm
He was a famous person,I met him when i was 12 only at that time.he got his own personality and good ambitions in his good mind.May Allah for give him and straight send him to janat-UL-firdous.His soul went up when he was preparing for evening namaz prayer,between the shower he felt a pain in the middle,for a while he ignore it,but the pain went stronger,so his son took him to the hospital.but he died before he reach their.He died in the way.Sad very sad extremely sad.GOD please bless him,he was the main leader of a comedian player.Ameen.
XeM Apr 22, 2011 08:10pm
He was a great actor, a very good person and an all in all Pakistani. May Allah shower his mercy on him. Amen.
Bilal Awan Apr 22, 2011 08:12pm
INNA LILLA HAY WAA INNA ILLEHEY RAJAYOON. From Almighty God we come and to HIM we all have to return one day. Successful are only those in this mortal world who have endeavored hard to spend this transient life in-line with the teachings of the Holy Quran and the Great Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). May God Almighty grant the departed soul of Moin Akhtar a place in Jannatul Firdous and accord the courage and fortitude to his family, friends, peers, pals, associates, colleagues, community and neighborhood members as well as his fans and sponsors to bear this great loss. Aameen, Tsum Aameen.
javed mustafa Apr 22, 2011 08:12pm
He was great servant of Pakistan. Always he tried to high light problems of poor Pakistanis in professional manner. I like his all programms very much. God pardon all his mistakes and give him good place in jannat.
feroze Aftab Apr 22, 2011 08:15pm
I had known Moin and Jamshed Ansari from their earlier days in showbiz and used to meet with them often untill I migrated to USA. I still miss Jamshed and now the loss of a very fine human being, Moin Akhter, has been added to my grief. I had lost personal contact with him for the last so many years but just like millions of Pakistani's and Indians I always ejoyed watching his new and old shows. Moin you will be missed by millions of us and our prayers will be with you and your family. May Allah grant you eternal peace and give your family courage to bear their personal loss.
Adnan Khan Apr 22, 2011 08:20pm
Innalillah wa inna eleh raj’oon. Truly an irreplacable loss for Pakistan. May Allah bless his soul and grant him Jannah. Ameen.
Tariq H. Cheema Apr 22, 2011 08:21pm
Moin and Maqsood together served Pakistan and entertained Pakistanis in an unprecedented way. They diagnosed our ailments deep rooted both in our societal behavior or governance and while doing so they not only uplifted the public mood but put the wrong-doers to an ultimate shame. May Allah bless Moin's soul and grant Maqsood a very long healthy life. Amen.
errum Apr 22, 2011 08:22pm
its really shocking for me.......... he is such a great actor May God rest his soul
Salim Adam Apr 22, 2011 08:22pm
Great man,great nature and great personality, Pakistani people loss a Great Diamond in the show bizz industry, may allah give his family sabar for a great loss.
Nas Babar Apr 22, 2011 08:23pm
I am really sad to hear this news. I saw Moin around 3 years ago at Black Acadmey in Dallas, Texas. He was doing a show with Anwar Maqsood, Qazi Wajid, Behrooz Sabzwari and few others. Moin made us all laugh, not only in that show but from my childhood he has been putting smile on my face. Moin zindabad. May God give you highest place in heaven. We love you and will miss you. Naseer
Ghulam Hussain Apr 22, 2011 08:23pm
A great loss for Pakistan and the world, he was a genius. It is just not possible to pass by such a giant again.
Syed Tabish Rizvi Apr 22, 2011 08:24pm
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salim Apr 22, 2011 08:24pm
very sad news. May the departed soul rest in eternal peace. prayers that the family is granted strength and peace to bear this loss. hope the government and people will not forget him and provide his family moral and financial support and respect this hero deserve.
Charlene Apr 22, 2011 08:24pm
Really shocking news. No one can ever take his place. Guess we never realize the true worth of a person until he has gone. May his soul rest on peace. Amen.
Didar Ali Apr 22, 2011 08:24pm
Such a versatile artist lived a pure artistic life without any controversy. May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace and grant his family members the courage to bear this loss. its a loss to the Nation ....He was a source of happiness to many and he did his job until his last breath. We will never forget you Moin Akhtar
Aman Ullah Mir Apr 22, 2011 08:25pm
gia Apr 22, 2011 08:26pm
what a great loss for pakistan with no replacement ever.....
Taqi Hasan Apr 22, 2011 08:26pm
We specially Anwar Maqsood will miss him and may Allah forgive the departed soul Ameen.
Fkhan Apr 22, 2011 08:27pm
“Legend born once in a while in history”, he was man of giving a new horizon to humor and comedy in Pakistani media, his in-depth knowledge on subject issues with positive criticism led him to intellectual streamline. He is indispensable for his skills in innovating and branding the humor industry in Pakistan with always new ideas, he was indeed the best actor disguised in many faces that touched the hearts of many and will always be remembered in the hearts of many for many decades… They say, when time comes it comes…but 61 is not a age to die, 61 is not a age to go like that, 61 is not a age to die…No! is not a age to die ….Moin Akhtar you were my inspiration of nostalgia, If I had to go back in time would watch your shows from 80s …now you are gone, we are left with despicable, dreadful era of lacharpan and behodgi on media…I can’t show it to my kids nowadays what I used to watch as kid but thank you for all your work will keep it for our next generation for preserving old values… Allah Hafiz Moin Akhtar..May Allah keep your soul in peace and heaven forever…
Syed Zaidi Apr 22, 2011 08:27pm
Great Artist, great Entertainer, and Good person. This is a terrible news, Ina lilah wa ina eleh raj’oon.
Asim Rao Apr 22, 2011 08:27pm
Sorry to hear it - He was a great Pakistani entertainer. We will miss him for sure. May Allah grant his soul peace.
arooj ghaffari Apr 22, 2011 08:30pm
shocked.............. most talented legend of this world....AAhhh he left us alone.......HE WAS REALLY EVERYONE'S FAVORITE.......MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE AMIN SUM AMIN.......... SALAM MOIN AKHTER ........
Sajid Apr 22, 2011 08:30pm
i am feeling like to crying... he is the legend... we always used to like his comedy instead of Umar sharif as some times umar sharife use vulgar humor but he never... definelty we all were miss Moin akhtar a lot
Tanveer Imam, M.D. Apr 22, 2011 08:31pm
Extremely shocking and sad. With passing away of the great Moin Akhtar an epic era of Pakistan TV and stage has folded. The vaccum will not be easy to fill. He was just great!! May his soul rest in eternal peace. May his family have courage and patience to bear his loss. He will always be missed. What a great talent!
Fareed Apr 22, 2011 08:31pm
INA LILLAH HE WA INA ALE HE RAJEOUN He was truely a legend. The only thing that does not click with me is that when I was a BSc student he was known to be already a Masters. And I am nearly 60 so how could he be 61 when he died. Still it was a shock to find out about his untimely passing away. May Allah give sabr and strength to his family to cope with it (Ameen)
Akhtar Khan Apr 22, 2011 08:32pm
He kept nation happy and hopeful in saddest times. Did not hurt feelings by his comments.May ALLAH bless him for being good to humanity and his other good deeds. Ameen
Sheikh Junaid Apr 22, 2011 08:32pm
REally its very shoking news :(
Saud Sultan Apr 22, 2011 08:33pm
I feel like as if I have lost my close family member. I grew up watching and hearing him. I'm heart broken to read this horrific news. He was a great man. May Allah bless his soul as he brought lots of smilies to millions of faces, that itself is an act of kindness and a good reason for salvation.
summaiya iqbal Apr 22, 2011 08:33pm
he was a true legend..... he was the only comedian who didnt used to do vulger comedy may his soul rest in peace amaan
Mumtaz Alam Apr 22, 2011 08:34pm
Shocked indeed. May Allah(ST)bless him a place in Jannat.Moin Akhtar was a remarkable comedian as he played so well with Anwar Maqsood in "Loose Talk: Woh Pakistan ki pahchan they aur qaum o mulk ka nam dunyia may raushan kia jis per hamey fakhr hai. Mumtaz Alam USA
Sheryar Tareen Apr 22, 2011 08:35pm
He will be dearly missed....
Nida Apr 22, 2011 08:35pm
Moin Akhtar..what a truly lucky and blessed man he was. What more of a blessing could one ask from Allah swt that when you go, the entire nation plus other fans all over the world grieve for you and pray for you. He was loved by ppl of all ages and will be missed and remembered by all for rest of their lives. He went early but what a truly fulfilling life he lived. His shows, his dramas are part of everyone's memories, the better part, the better memories of Pakistan. No matter how severe and depressing the outside world became, one was sure to watch his dramas, his shows and block out everything else and just laugh and smile. His comedy was such that you never got tired of watching it, and re-watching it again and again, years after years. His drama Rozi is part of those blurry childhood memories...but i still remember clearly, how much everyone at home waited for it, enjoyed it and made sure never to miss any episode. Amazing how, when i think about it, all i could think of is praises for him by everyone...just praises and praises alone. :) MAY ALLAH swt GRANT HIM THE HIGHEST PLACE IN JANNAH...Ameen suma Ameen. It is a hadith that "Smile for your brother is a charity" and if you look at it that way...this man had nothing but given charity all his life.
Naveed Apr 22, 2011 08:36pm
the greatest actor of Pakistan. May his soul rest in eternal peace. Ameen
Ejaz Mustafa Apr 22, 2011 08:38pm
feel so sad. he was not a comedian and not just an actor. he was pride of Pakistan. he was patriot a true lover of Pakistan. he was institution in himself. May Allah bless his soul. the very reality is we all have to go one day. so may Allah be pleased with us.
Haroon Apr 22, 2011 08:38pm
Just cant believe the news...... here in Canada its holiday today was sleeping and recieve the text message from sister about the news and just utter shocked cant sleep jumped on internet for the news .... this is biggest loss for the nation.. wot a person he was..... lucky to meet him twice he was so polite and down to earth.. never understand why Allah takes away gud ppl from us so early......... may his soul rest in peace... Aameeen
Munawar Jatoi, USA Apr 22, 2011 08:47pm
It is the big loss of nation from a very group of good artists. This is death of Moin and right arm of Anwar Maqsood; both are two sides of a coin, incomplete without each other. Heart disease can steal from Pakistan such treasures at young age of 61, when will this nation fix infrastructure and health issues to save lives during first 20 minutes of attack.
Sahibzada Humayun Af Apr 22, 2011 08:47pm
What a great actor...Moin Akhtar and Anwar Maqsood shows were such a thrill!!! May Allah grant him eternal peace Ameen.
SYED WARIS SHERE, CA Apr 22, 2011 08:51pm
My family and I were a great fan of Pakistani legend Moin Akhtar. May God Almighty grant his immediate family, friends and associates courage to bear this big loss. He will be greatly missed. May his soul rest in peace.
Memon Point by Ghaff Apr 22, 2011 08:51pm
We the Memons around the globe with profound sorrow and deep regrets have learnt of sad demise of a Great Actor, Performer and Comedian of Pakistan Moin Akhtar. ? ?????? ??????? ???????? ??????? ????????? To Allah we belong and to Him is our return. We express our heartfelt condolences to the entire family and children and all other members of the family on this sad demise. May Allah Subhanahu rest the departed soul in eternal peace, forgive his short comings, have mercy on him and bless him a place in Jannatul Firdous Aameen! That was Allah's wish and we all have to submit to His will. May Allah grant Moin Akhtar family and other family members courage, patience, strength and solace to bear the irreparable loss. Ameen!
Taimur Imran Apr 22, 2011 08:51pm
Shocking . A void to the nation which will never be fulfilled. The 1 actor that I could have proudly compared with the best in the world and come out with trumps in Moin Akhter . May allah grant him jannah .
ishtiaq Apr 22, 2011 08:51pm
Ina Lilah-e-wa Ina Ilayhe Rajioon...
Sheraz Chandio(usa) Apr 22, 2011 08:52pm
Alas a great loss in Pakistani laughter industry,may ALLAH give you highest place in firdous-Al-aala ,aamin.
saran chawla Apr 22, 2011 08:52pm
may Allah bless him nd Inshallah nw he was in Heaven may Allah rest his soul is peace
Rehan Zahoor Apr 22, 2011 08:52pm
Very sad to hear about Moin Akhtar he was a true gentleman, a proud Pakistani and above all a great human being. He was the last celebrity I photographed before leaving Pakistan. May Allah grant him jannat al firdous ameen
Furqan Apr 22, 2011 08:54pm
Badar Samejo Apr 22, 2011 08:55pm
He was legend, he was great, and he was phenomenal, what else can be said for him.
Murali Apr 22, 2011 08:56pm
I am shocked ! Let me tell you i was not aware of Moin Akhtar , Last week i saw one video of him acting as Banladeshi cricketer on youtube. Man !!! he was outstanding , let me tell you he was class apart from comedians in subcontinent. Its been seven days i know him , and now this sad news ! I am sure almighty have a special place for him in his abode. I will always remember you Moin ! RIP.
Shakeel Apr 22, 2011 08:56pm
Very Sad News. He was the greatest comedian artist we produced. Very graceful and respected by everyone. Sadly there will be no other Moin Akhtar. True Legend. May God Bless his Soul...
saran chawla Apr 22, 2011 08:56pm
i salute him because when he started his darma or comdey thn everybudy forget his worries nd tashions nd every budy enjoyed it nd its darma nd i also like ittt Allah send him in jannat nd we are shocked we lose our gud comdien and nice actor nd hiz cmdy iz nice nd enjoyful
sultan ladiwalla Apr 22, 2011 08:56pm
Kamal Apr 22, 2011 08:57pm
He was a man with a modern outlook and was a very good/funny actor. Represented Pakistan well. This is a huge huge loss.
Trq Apr 22, 2011 08:57pm
Shocked, the best comedian ever produce by Pakistan.The legend cannot be replaced forever
Ashakali Apr 22, 2011 09:04pm
Always natural and spontaneous.Never went crude.May almighty place him in jannat.
Salman Apr 22, 2011 09:04pm
This is a huge demise to the nation. The person who entertained the people of Pakistan for decades, has left us today. Not only he enriched the lives of fellow Pakistani's but also served the people in his own ways. The vacuum relinquished by inimitable soul of Moin Akhtar may not be filled. May Allah rest his soul in peace (Ameen).
Akbar Kanji Apr 22, 2011 09:05pm
The biggest lost in history of Pakistan show biz industry Moin Akhtar Sahab is alive in our heart forever and no one can ever replace him. May his soul rest in eternal peace, AMEEN AK
saran chawla Apr 22, 2011 09:06pm
i like this person because when he starts his comedy or drama thn every body forget his tension and upset nd every buddy enjoying all over the world are shocked because we lose him and we remain him in our parers and in his dramas may Allah send him a in jannat
Zeshan Apr 22, 2011 09:07pm
Great loss!!! May Allah blessed his soul Ameen. Besides his legendary performances, I recently watched one of his interview and he really touched me by not only speaking about his acting but also talking about Islam and following the footsteps of our Prophet(PBUH).
Najam Apr 22, 2011 09:20pm
What a great loss to the world of entertainment. I watched his performances live and on TV from beginning of his career and was always impressed with his wit, talent and great humour. May God bless his soul.
shazeen shamim Apr 22, 2011 09:23pm
inalilallahe wainallahe ra jeoon.may ALLAH bless him. ameen!
Ayesha rana Apr 22, 2011 09:24pm
May his soul rest in peace.....huge loss for the whole nation.
Usman Jawaid Apr 22, 2011 09:34pm
May Allah have mercy on him and give courage to his family to bear the loss. Moin Akhtar will always be remembered as a great entertainer, he mixed subtle comedy and slap stick with such ease. He brought smiles to our faces, when we had so many woes.
kashif Apr 22, 2011 09:51pm
iqbal hussain Apr 22, 2011 09:53pm
i am very sad for this great actor and person.please pray for him.Allah bless him with paradise.ameen
Rizwan Nasar Apr 22, 2011 10:01pm
From the Lord we come and on to him we return in peace... When things had been dark and sad... He had us smiling. May Allah grant him great rewards for putting those smiles on our facaes!
Usman Apr 22, 2011 10:03pm
He was the iconic personality in Pskistan's showbiz. He was a trendmaker! A legend. May his soul rest in Peace. Aamin.
Malik Siraj Akbar Apr 22, 2011 10:04pm
Only people who can make you laugh can make you cry as they depart. What an extraordinary loss of talent. R.I.P
Mohammad Mobin Apr 22, 2011 10:06pm
Inna Lilla Hay Waa Inna Illehey Rajayoon. He was the best entertainer in the south east Asia. He was a simple man. The nation of pakistan has lost a great artist. May Allah give his family and loved ones saber. He has gone to a better place and Allah will reward him in Jannat.
Mirza Masood S. Baig Apr 22, 2011 10:08pm
"Inna Lillahe wa Inna Ilihey Rajeon" May Allah give his family patience to bear this great loss. We are proud of him. He was an asset to our coutry. He and his brilliant performances will be living in our memories for ever. I recommend regular and compulsory check ups for such artists to be made by the government free of cost. Mirza Masood S Baib April 22,2011.
Ihsan Ul Haq Apr 22, 2011 10:08pm
Moeen Akhtar was a greatest entertainer of this century and i do not see any one who can fill this gap in the performing arts paradigm. He was not only a great actor but even greatest human being.May Allah shower his blessing on him and rest his soul in peace. Amin. I will request everyone to pray for him because he has given us laughter for many years.
Muhammad Asghar Apr 22, 2011 10:10pm
it is a very sad news, i was brought up under his personality, it is depressing to think that he no more with us. Muhammad Asghar Gwadar
Majester Ludi Apr 22, 2011 10:12pm
I am deeply and truly saddened. An immeasurable loss indeed! My most sincere condolences to the family. My heart is literally drowned in a sea of sorrow. A most profound loss not only to the family and a nation but to the arts.
UH@HOTMA.COM Apr 22, 2011 10:15pm
Kharbindersingh Apr 22, 2011 10:15pm
I am very very saddened to know the news about the demise of the actor Mr Moin Akhtar. He would be remembered by his fans around the world for a very long period of time. He ruled the hearts of many Indians alongwith Pakistanis and like many others I will miss him.
Haseeb Talal Khan Apr 22, 2011 10:17pm
INNA LILLAHE WA INNAH ALAIHAI RAJEOUN.... May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace....He was certainly the best of the best in entertainment industry and done many Pakistanis proud...
Syed rehman Apr 22, 2011 10:18pm
Great actor and true legend! Insha'Allah Allah SWT will award him high ranks in Jannat e Firdoos! Ameen pls recite Surat e Fathia
Nasr KiKi Apr 22, 2011 10:18pm
With a very heavy heart I have to say that we have lost a evershining star. A versatile actor and a very good person is now not among us. I pray with my heart for the departed soul that May Allah Jalle-Shan-Nahoo bless him with the best for him in the life hereafter and May give the family and friends of Moin Akhtar the courage and patience to bear this loss. He will sure be missed.
Samina Apr 22, 2011 10:20pm
Inna Lillahay waa inna illehay Rajayon!!A Great Tradedy for all Pakistanis around the world ..May Allah Bless his departed Soul and grant him a place in Jannat Firdous Amen!!
Fahad Mughal Apr 22, 2011 10:20pm
Gr8 loss for the whole nation as a gr8 man with gr8 thoughts and gr8 performing arts passed away today
Naghza Apr 22, 2011 10:22pm
Such a sad day.A huge loss for his family and Pakistani,s living around the globe. May Allah rest his soul in Heaven. Ameen.
faizan Apr 22, 2011 10:26pm
it was very shocking that the great actor of his calibre is no longer with us. he was a model human being we pray to God Almighty that his soul be rest in peace.
Nasir Apr 22, 2011 10:28pm
God bless him and rest in peace. we grow up watching his ultra decent and in dept comedy not like todays sluggish with no sense. really really a greay loss..but everyone has to go
Amjad Pervez Apr 22, 2011 10:28pm
Very sad news! One of my favorite comedians and actors and he will be sorely missed.
Ayaz Khan Apr 22, 2011 10:30pm
INNA LILLA HAY WAA INNA ILLEHEY RAJAYOON May Allah give him Janat ul Firdus. The one who amuse all. We all will pass through this life but People like Moen will live for ever in the hearts. May Allah bless his soul. Ameen Ayaz
Sohail Ahmed - Canad Apr 22, 2011 10:35pm
May Allah rest his soul in peace and give strength to his family to bear the loss. Moin will be remembered as an all time legend. A natural performer.
Hamid Hussain Apr 22, 2011 10:37pm
?????? ?????? ????????? ???????? ????????? 'Jaane Waale Nahin Aatey Jaane Walon Ki Yaad Aati Hai' Aur Bohut Rulatii Hai. Moin Akhtar's sad parting from this world has made already sad and terrible world slightly worse. Moin Akhtar spread laughter in the way no one could and has taken away that unique style with him. May Allah bestow upon Moin Akhtar his choicest blessings and give strength to his family in particuler and all his fans in general to bear this collossal loss. Amen
Shahid Naqshbandi Apr 22, 2011 10:39pm
My entire family is sad to hear the sad demise of the man whom we know from almost more than two decades......though we have seen him on TV shows etc in Jammu and Kashmir, though many people don't know him in Kashmir, but for those who live in Jammu in Indian Admn J&K know him very well and his artistic skills.. May Allah grant him Jannat.......
Shehryar Apr 22, 2011 10:42pm
Moin Akhtar was a true LEGEND and a comedy GENIUS. A great performer who brought laughs and joy to millions. I had been watching him for almost 4 decades. May Allah rest his soul in heaven. AMEEN!
HASAN NASIR Apr 22, 2011 10:42pm
Taj Muhammad Apr 22, 2011 10:43pm
This is great loss of our country, and this gap can't be filled. And I am sure he will be among good people at the day of judgement. May Allah send him in Jannat.
Moin Apr 22, 2011 10:46pm
Pakistan just lost a part of its history. RIP
Adanir Hussain Apr 22, 2011 10:47pm
Tonight you make the angels laugh in heaven. Thank you for bringing a smile upon 170 million faces back home. Rest In Peace Moin Akhtar...
Gul Apr 22, 2011 10:50pm
A great actor and nobody will ever take his place. I loved him from day 1 till now. May Allah give him Jannat and sabar to his family and friends.
nayyar Yousuf Apr 22, 2011 10:51pm
indeed Syed Saheb Every word of your comments about Moin Akhtar is true . we are unable to find any comedian matching his performance level not even in Hollywood or Hollywood May Allah SWT rest his soul in peace and give sabar to his family,friends and fans world over, a Ameen
Zia Apr 22, 2011 10:52pm
He is a legend.May Allah bless him with heaven..Ameen.
Akbar Kanji Apr 22, 2011 10:54pm
I am deeply saddened by the sad demise of Mr. Moin Akhter. He was a very great actor and comedian and was one of my favorite celebrities. He will always be remembered as great personality of Pakistan. May Almighty Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. Ameen.
Jeddy Apr 22, 2011 10:55pm
A great entertainer, a great performer bows out. He will be greatly missed.
ahmad zia Apr 22, 2011 10:55pm
a legend has gone....
Ahmed Y Apr 22, 2011 10:59pm
May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace, Aameen.
Navroz Surani Apr 22, 2011 11:00pm
Very shocking .huge loss. May allah grant him eternal peace.
Razi Apr 22, 2011 11:07pm
He was trully a legend and his work will be alive forever and will leave truly a smile on every generation and generation. May Allah bless his soul.Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioun.
rehan basra Apr 22, 2011 11:07pm
May his soul rest in is a great loss for stag and comedy..
Kamran Maknojia Apr 22, 2011 11:09pm
One of the greatest comedian. I liked all his shows and he made me laugh so many time. I hope he rest in peace and god forgive all of his sin's.
nauman azmi Apr 22, 2011 11:13pm
Muhammad Waqas Apr 22, 2011 11:14pm
Pakistan lost yet another pillar in entertainment. A God-gifted asset of Pakistan television, film and stage; left his fans with their eyes flooding with tears. Pakistan lost four main comedians in this month, Babu Baral, Mastana, Liaquat Soldier and now the LEGEND himself. (May Allah bless them all in the life here after. Ameen) This everlasting vacuum will always make us remember him through his characters as Rozie and such other marvelous acts in dramas like SUCH MUCH, EID TRAIN etc. May Allah Pak escalate him to the highest pedestals of Jannah and give his love ones courage to bear the great loss. We love you Moin.... and we always will.
Nadeem, USA, AZ Apr 22, 2011 11:20pm
I am deeply saddened by the passing of the Great MR. Moin Akhtar. I am having difficult time holding back my tears. When I was growing up in Hyderabad, Pakistan, I remember listening to his jokes and laughing. His comedy was clean and family oriented. At the same time he was able to capture many other communities with different languages in Pakistan. He was an institute in himself and words cannot justify the sadness of his loss. May Allah bless his soul and give his loved ones the strength to deal with this great loss in their lives. We will not have another Moin Akhtar; the great one has gone to a better life.
surinder Apr 22, 2011 11:23pm
Very sad to hear about the sad demise of versatile Moin Akhtar.He was equally popular and respected in India for his talent.May God bless his soul.
Shaukat Apr 22, 2011 11:24pm
May his soul rest in peace,, He's truly a legend.
ALI ABBAS Apr 22, 2011 11:32pm
Pakistan has indeed lost a legend, greatest actor of all times. I don't think his gap can be filled by anybody but one thing for sure that he will always be remembered. May Allah bless the departed soul.
Salman Shafique Apr 22, 2011 11:34pm
INNA LILLA HAY WAA INNA ILLEHEY RAJAYOON. Pakistan has lost such a great talent...He will be missed by millions and millions...May the Almighty give his soul place in Jannah and AND PROVIDE HIM COMFORT IN HIS GRAVE.
S.F.Hasan Apr 22, 2011 11:45pm
An end to the era that was....Moin Akhter.. Am glad that I was born in that era...where I could see the man he was......from the Black and White the modern day plethora of channels...his prominence never faded...the way he was able to transform the ordinary life situations into lighter perspective with cutting edge satire...yet giving smiles to many..... He would be remembered by everyone who lived to see his work.... Then man, the writer, the comedian, the compere, the disguises he had.....remind me of nothing....but that time consumes everyone and everything is as the passing day and night.... May he rest in peace as he left for the heavenly abode...
Fatima Apr 22, 2011 11:46pm
I would have preferred not to hear this news in my life time Sad is a small word to describe the feeling of loss, and great is an understatement for his talent...
mati babar Apr 22, 2011 11:48pm
although every soul has to depart but there are some people who always remain in the heart of people. Moin Akhtar was a person, whenever he used to come on the screen people automatically started smiling by expecting him that he will make them laugh and which he did always. he was the man who put smiles on many faces and i hope Allah will also make him happy by giving him place in Jannat-ul-firdus. being a human being i think he would also be happy by getting space in Allah's paradise. which is the greatest success. lets pray for him. O Allah plz have mercy on Moin Akhtar's soul and plz give him space in ur paradise. ameen..........
Mahpoor khan Apr 22, 2011 11:48pm
He was a great person.he will always remember in our heart.Allah gives him place in Janatul furdious
Mubashir Apr 22, 2011 11:49pm
A huge loss for Pakistan,there are very few personalities to whom people have attachment in Pakistan, Moin Akhtar was one of that.
Javeria Younus Apr 22, 2011 11:53pm
A very shocking news.A great loss indeed.May Allah rest his soul in peace and enter him in Jannat.Amen
Taimoor Apr 22, 2011 11:54pm
May Allah bless him.He was a legend and will always live in the hearts of millions of fans all over the world.His performances on tv and stage shows will be remembered for ever.
nasiha khan Apr 22, 2011 11:56pm
Shocking. What should I say,he was a great and fine actor,and I heard that he was a very nice man ,Allah give him a special space in Jannat e Firdos .amin
Asim Ismail Apr 23, 2011 12:04am
Inna lillahe wainah ilehe rajeuon, Allah Ta,alah Moin bhai ko jantul Firdos may bheter muqaam ata,a farmai, Ye na sirf Pakistan bul kay poori duniya ka nuqsan hay,q k Moin bhai ek world classs great acter thay
Kaiser Lashkari Apr 23, 2011 12:06am
Moin Saheb was truly a legend in his own might. He excelled at his craft and was a great humanitarian who helped millions financially (without pubilicising his charity). He will be dearly missed. May his soul rest in peace.
Hasnain Rizvi Apr 23, 2011 12:06am
Inna Lillah Wa Inna Ilahi Ra jioon. “Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.” Bill Crosby
chicago123 Apr 23, 2011 12:07am
Very sad news! I watched him all my childhood, specially talk shows and other drams. He will be remember always in very good words. I'm sitting in my office just remembering his work, he was so great!
Raju Apr 23, 2011 12:07am
legend, who make us laugh for his whole life, now make us cry for our whole life.
Javed Apr 23, 2011 12:10am
A huge loss to Pakistan and its People. Huge name, non-comparable. One in trillion, a personality and an ambassador of whole Planet. He was not artist of Pakistan, an artist of the world. He will always be in our hearts, for ever and ever. He left his legacy behind, and the now the memories begin. HE WAS A BLESSED PERSON. ( MAY ALLAH, SHOWER HIS ENDLESS BLESSING ON HIM FOREVER. )
Abeer Khan Apr 23, 2011 12:14am
A very unique, amazing and talented actor! A perfectionist in his art! A great family man! He was an unbelievably superb in any thing he did! We will miss you, Mr. Moin Aktar! Allah unhay Janat neseeb kare! Ameen
Benish Apr 23, 2011 12:14am
inalilahi wainailaihi rajiun.......what a great personality..may Allah Bless his soul!
paul.bhutto Apr 23, 2011 12:17am
I am very sorry for this sad news. May his soul rest in peace. really he was a great Pakistani actor, who played a very legend role in the history of Pakistan.
Humera Apr 23, 2011 12:18am
Inna Lillah Wa inna Ilayhi Raa'jioon
Muhammad Alam Apr 23, 2011 12:18am
"Hazaron saal Nargis apni benoori pe roti hai" An irrepairable loss. May God place his soul in peace eternally
Usman Sharif Malik ( Apr 23, 2011 12:19am
Of course, It’s a great tragedy. May God Almighty rest his soul in peace and also grant the strength to his family to bear this huge loss.
ali masood Apr 23, 2011 12:20am
we all depart from this life to start another journey but those who make a difference matter and leave a gap that is never filled. He was a talented man and indeed a great person. may allah bless his soul.
Ayub Aulia Apr 23, 2011 12:23am
I am shocked and saddened by his untimely demise. I knew him well. He was a great comedian, actor and a great soul, very humane, witty and full of life. May Allah rest his soul in peace. " Kullu man aleha fann... "( Al quraan e hakeem) Ayub Aulia, London
fahad Apr 23, 2011 12:24am
i m really very sad by hearing this shocking news...may his soul rest in peace...................................................
Mrs Danish Apr 23, 2011 12:29am
I am speechless at this very moment.. again we lost the man who brought smiles to our lives.. lit the candle of happiness in dark moments of our lives.. I pay tribute to him!! may his soul rest in peace.. ameen.. Sir Moin Ahkatar you will always be living in our hearts forever! love you lots!
Dr. Faisal Yusuf Apr 23, 2011 12:33am
He was certainly amongst the best stage and screen performers produced by Pakistan. What made him special was is great passion for his nation, his distancing from vulgar form of humor and his role as an ambassador for Pakistan. May Allah bless him and his family with the best in this world and in the hereafter. Aamin.
Danish Apr 23, 2011 12:36am
May allah bless this man with eternal bliss, for everything that he has done for millions in this country.
Yousaf Jamal Apr 23, 2011 12:48am
A very sad moment for all of Pakistan....! We have lost A Great Living Legend..... May His Soul Rest in Peace....!
Wajid Ali Khan Apr 23, 2011 12:49am
Great Person, Great Thinker, Great teacher to give the lessons through his comedian activities on Tv, Stage,newspaper and through the media to build a strong nation, good society for living through Islamic values. He is alive in our minds through good thoughts.He was such a nice person. He feels every problem from inside not from outside for Muslim people of pakistan and Muslim people of the world. Allah Tallah give his soul with peace in "Jannah". May Allah give his family the courage to bear his loss. (Ameen) Great loss for Pakistan and the people of Pakistan.
Nadeem Ahmed Bhatti Apr 23, 2011 12:50am
Very Sad and shocking day for pakistan. We have lost a legend and valuable comedian. We would never forget you, Moin Akhter. May God bless you, Ameen. He brought smiles on the faces of Millions of people. He was equally known in India also.
Atif K. - JC Apr 23, 2011 12:52am
I usually dont comment alot on websites. But after hearing about Moin Akhar's death, i could not resist, but to say blessings for him. Insha-Allah he will be in Janna, he passed away on a Friday. Verily a true Legend, he will never be replaced. May Allah(swt) give him Jannah and give sabar to his entire family. This is a shock to me.
mk Apr 23, 2011 12:54am
I am glad that we are born in his era and saw his performance. but surely the next generation will missed a great artist and a very humble person. May Allah blessed him
umer ch Apr 23, 2011 12:55am
aik shakhs pora mulk ko veran kr gya ;(
Sarfaraz Apr 23, 2011 12:59am
A true legend and a great actor.He made us laugh many a thousand times but sad only once on his death today.May God bless him and rest his soul in peace.Ameen.We all share with his family this great moment of personal loss.
jass Apr 23, 2011 01:06am
very, very sad , first mastana then babbu baral and now moin akhatar
zubi afghani Apr 23, 2011 01:07am
So sad, so young. One thing always struck me about Moin - his comedy could be enjoyed by the entire family sitting together. It was very respectable. He made it an art.
Shiraz Ramji Apr 23, 2011 01:07am
He was truly great.
Saim Jafri Apr 23, 2011 01:08am
It is always sad to see an icon leave this earth specially someone who has done so much for so many in his entire life. People will remember him for being a great actor, a great philanhropist, a great person and so on. I would remember him as a great human being who loved his people, cared for them, who had love of humanity in his heart. He made us laugh and he made us cry, he was one of a kind and how kind he was!. Humanity has lost a great human being.
Anis Apr 23, 2011 01:10am
I don't have words to express my sorrow. He was a legend, person who brought life and laughter. He will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless his soul. Amen
Muhammad Ahmed Apr 23, 2011 01:14am
May ALLAH bring peace to his soul and bring sabr to his relatives. He was indeed a legend and brought beautiful moments of joy for the whole country.
faraz Apr 23, 2011 01:22am
well said people , he was a legend and will always be , we should be proud to have this worthy man by our side who contributed his wisdom and worth to brick our motherland , he is an irreplaceable personality with unprecedented skills , if some of u are unaware of his stunning performances then they should look for his tv programs consisting drama and sarcasm , believe it or not , today Pakistan lost one of its profounders and saviors may peace be to him and his adorable family
Fakhre Alam, MD Apr 23, 2011 01:30am
Indeed a great loss. He will always be remembered as the King of Versatile Comedy. No other artist in Pakistan had ever performed so many characters with so much ease. May Allah rest his soul in peace.
Muhammad Usman Zafar Apr 23, 2011 01:38am
I don't know what to say as my heart comes to my mouth. I never met him, I never knew him much but today I feel as if a part of mine just died. I don't know if we will miss him more as an actor or comedian or philanthropist or writer or singer or producer or a patriot. He was in my point of view our national asset, an icon, a hero, a role model, a man with a pure heart, a comedian with god gifted wittiness, a patriot who had un-parallel commitment towards his country, a human being who was loved by billions. He lives in our hearts and I hope he lives in the history books of our nation. May his soul rest in piece. Amin
Safdar cheema Apr 23, 2011 01:40am
God bless him we are really sad to listen this news. He will be rememberd for ever. God give patience to his family safdar USA
Kashif Bawany Apr 23, 2011 01:48am
Thanks for making us laugh all these years. You are a true gentleman who always remained true to you spirit and human decency. You will sure be missed!
Sohaib Apr 23, 2011 01:49am
Cant believe it!!! We have lost an asset from our limited industry.. GOD rest his soul in peace Ameen..
Bughio Ghulam Muhamm Apr 23, 2011 01:57am
May Allah Almighty rest departing soul in eternal bliss and give courage and fortitude to the family to bear this catastrophe amicably. Undoubtedly he was a legend, veterian and such a wonderful actor that the charisma he had in his towering personality knew no bounds.
AHMAD ZAHIR KHAN Apr 23, 2011 02:03am
It was very shocking ,an exit not expected but WE ALL SURRENDER TO THE WISHES OF CREATOR and pray for his SOUL MAY REST IN PEACE (AAMEEN)He was not only great performer but he was a fine specimen of a human being.INNA LILLAHE WA INNA ILEHE RAJEOON.
Syed Jaffary Apr 23, 2011 02:11am
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. A great era has ended!
Nashib Hashmi Apr 23, 2011 02:16am
Illustrious artist who cannot be replaced. A sad day indeed. Thank you Moeen for bringing smile on the faces of millions of Pakistanis. You were a class act.
Taher Hamid Apr 23, 2011 02:19am
allah Subhanahu bestow sabre jameel to Moin Ahtar family. A great star of sub-continent leaving a vacuum in our lives. May Allah Ta'aala rest his soul in peace. Amin.
mrs shafique Apr 23, 2011 02:21am
An absolutley wonderful man who will be sorely missed. May allah bless his soul and help his family through this difficult time.
Kamal Apr 23, 2011 02:23am
MAY GOD BLESS HIS SOUL. A true legend and KING of Comedy. WHO IS GOING TO REPLACE such a legend. All others try to mimic him or copy him. A true and clean comedy king who was enjoyed by entire family sitting for fun. MISS YOU MUCH. NEW ZEALAND
Zahir Apr 23, 2011 02:24am
The best comedian Pakistan has ever produced, and a good person. May Allah give him jannah
Atif Iqbal Apr 23, 2011 02:29am
We have lost another great asset. May God rest his soul in peace. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun Moin Akhtar at his best: Roozi Dollar Man ( AIMS Production ) Makaan no 47 Half Plate Family-93 Eid Train bandar road se kemari SUCH MUCH AANGEN TEHRA ( Guest appear )
Farhan Ahmed Apr 23, 2011 02:40am
I am deeply deeply heartbroken and sadend after reading this shocking news! It is an unforgetable loss which cannot be filled in by anyone in generations to come. May Allah rest his soul and grants him a place in Jannat. Aameen wa sum Aameen. We lost some of the greatest names in the world of entertainment within this month..A Huge loss for us.
DR abbas Apr 23, 2011 02:42am
Mohid Apr 23, 2011 02:43am
This tragedy has created a vacuum which cannot be filled. A great loss for Pakistan and his fans all over the world. I was lucky that i saw his live show in DC few years back. Moin Akhtar you will be missed dearly. May Allah give him a place in heaven.
Tasneem Ahmed Apr 23, 2011 02:43am
It is really sad news I know Moin Akhtar personally when he visited Los Angeles with Imran Khan and I spent 3 days with him for Shaukat Khanum cancer fund raiser he is very nice person he will be remember all over the world and no one can fill the gap whcih he left with his comedy and acting May Allah give strength to his family and friend and mafghira for him and give him Jannah. Ameen Ahmed(Los Angeles)
zahoor jatoi Apr 23, 2011 02:51am
ina lillah wa inna elahe rajeon..May Allah forgive his sins& depart his soul 2 eternal peace & paradise..
Nomi from Italy Apr 23, 2011 02:58am
He used to be such a good actor, and a real legend. Hats off to his great contribution in verstyle comedy in Pakistan. Our thoughts are with him Cherish the life he lived They're at peace now Never to be forgotten Loved always May Allah almighty Bless his soul.(Amin)
Kamran Roghay Apr 23, 2011 03:00am
Its a great loss to Pakistan . He was a legent in Comedy and hosting plays in sub-continent. May God almighty rest his soul in peace and grant his family to bear this huge loss
farah qureshi Apr 23, 2011 03:07am
Being a UK citizen from 3g, I hav learnt many jokes from his was an honour to watch a human who could impersonate a variety of personalities. not only creative but ambitious to create new ideas for the viewers to enjoy. highly respectable for his performance that will never be forgotten. very shocked and sad to hear as never expect good people to leave us so soon. A legend for his family,a legend for the nation...may Allah talla rest his soul in peace..ameen
Haider Apr 23, 2011 03:08am
We all in US as his fans are in shocked with this news. He will be truly missed. May Allah bless his soul~Ameen
Najm Siddiqui Apr 23, 2011 03:13am
Inna lillahe wa Inna Alehe rajion The Pride of Pakistan, The true Legend !! I don't think that any one can reach up to his talent, his Charisma will always remind us and he will stay in our hearts forever.
Qazi Naimullah Apr 23, 2011 03:15am
Nobody had surpassed his talent as yet. He did every show with great perfection. We lost a man who may not be replaced in hundreds of years. It is a great loss.
Amer Rao Apr 23, 2011 03:24am
Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioon, He was Great!
shazia Qaisar Apr 23, 2011 03:30am
He was the most talented person and the legend of pakistan. I feel very sad and there is no comedian and person like him in this world
fruitforbidden Apr 23, 2011 03:35am
Moin Akhter has left a void that would never be filled! The man was a LEGEND! And you'd be missed by a whole nation, a lot.
farooq a khan Apr 23, 2011 03:39am
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. I remember him when he was invited by me to Kuwait and he came with a full strong team and performed a thrilled packed show at Garnata Cinema, Khyetan in 1980's A great era has ended! May Allah bestow His thundering showers on the departed soul. Ameen. Farooq from Canada
Ishtiaq Hussain Apr 23, 2011 03:43am
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. Indeed a great loss. He will always be remembered as the King of Versatile Comedy. No other artist in Pakistan had ever performed so many characters with so much ease. May Allah rest his soul in peace ameen
Rafi Hamid Apr 23, 2011 03:45am
He was a great comedian and a lovely person. May Allah grant him the highest placein jannat Ameen
farrukh Apr 23, 2011 03:45am
We were able to sit with our sisters, mothers and fathers and enjoy his performance without any fear of vulgarity. A decent chap who maintained the decency till the end. RIP.
DILSHAD KHAN Apr 23, 2011 03:46am
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. A great era has ended! Very Sad and shocking day for pakistan. We have lost a legend and valuable comedian. We would never forget you, Moin Akhter. May God bless you, Ameen. He brought smiles on the faces of Millions of people. DILSHAD KHAN FROM CANADA
Javaria Nauman Apr 23, 2011 03:47am
vvvv sad news...still can't believe it happened!!!!don't have words to express my feelings//...we all r very sad and still shocked on his so early was not the time for him to go but Allah knows well aur hur ek nay maut ka zaiqa chukhna hai...may his soul rest in peace..Ameen... Javaria Nauman from dubai
S.A Seehar Apr 23, 2011 03:49am
Jab tum aae jagat mein jag hansa tum roay, Esi karni kar chalo tum hanso jag roay.
Ishtiaq Hussain Apr 23, 2011 03:49am
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. very sad news,very big loss A true legend and a great actor passed.He made us laugh many a thousand times but sad only once on his death today.May God bless him and rest his soul in peace.Ameen.We all share with his family this great moment of personal loss.
Shuja Apr 23, 2011 03:52am
Salam Alaikum I learnt one of th most important lessons from Moin Akhtar Marhoom. He always use to recite "Vato Izzo mun tasha Vato zillo mantasha" Honor and Dishonor is from Allah. And I can never thank him enough. A deeply humble, soft hearted and a polite individual who belonged to Allah and to Allah he returned. May Allah grant Sabr and Imaan to his family and bring ease to the late individual in the Realm of the Real. JazakAllah Khair
Muhammad Apr 23, 2011 03:55am
Great loss. A great actor and a comedian is no more with us today. May Allah bless his sould in eternal peace. Amen
Tasawar ul Karim Bai Apr 23, 2011 03:56am
May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace. Today we lost a great artist from our society. His contribution will never forgive. He was icon in the industry.
Bhupinder Singh Apr 23, 2011 03:57am
A genius and a fine artist of highest class, known to us humans. He has fans across the globe, who will always cherish and admire his command over comedy. Just a brilliant star of excellence. Moin sahib, we will always miss you.
mrs Irfan Apr 23, 2011 04:04am
Hussain Apr 23, 2011 04:07am
Ina llilah wa ina allehi rajaun. It is very sad news for all in Pakistan and abroad. He always be missed by all.
Dr M N Sheikh - Leic Apr 23, 2011 04:14am
It's a great loss. True family entertainment that was a welcome distraction from the social injustices of everyday life in Pakistan. May his soul R.I.P. InshaAllah
raza Apr 23, 2011 04:19am
we are going to hope and wish saber for a great legends family i was watching his show a week ago and i am shocked may he rest in peace and allah grants him janatul firdaus
farzana Apr 23, 2011 04:20am
very very sad new,s.big lose for all the pakistani people ALLAH strength to his family.
syed qasim ali Apr 23, 2011 04:25am
inallah-e- wa inallah-e ra-je oon (ameen) i dont have any words to my dearest moin akhter aaj aap ham main nahi hain allah aap ko jannat ul firdous main jaga dai ameen syed qasim ali with family condolence of greatest and keep minded person moin akhter from syed qasim ali hoofddorp holland
Aditya Apr 23, 2011 04:26am
A great performer who made us laugh and brought us to tears many a times. May god bless his soul and grant peace to his family.
Abid Mehmood Apr 23, 2011 04:28am
So sad, so young. One thing always struck me about Moin – his comedy could be enjoyed by the entire family sitting together. It was very respectable. He made it an art.
shani mirza Apr 23, 2011 04:28am
INA LILLAHE WAINA ALAIHE RAJEOON...Very Sad And Shocking NEWs ALLAH TA'ALA un ko janatUl Firdous mai jage dy Ameen Sab Ghar Waloo ko SABAR Ata Kry AMEEN SUMA AMEEN Shni mirza ..from ,NEWYORK
Sher Azam Khan Apr 23, 2011 04:28am
real loss to our country we have lost a decent person who was always successful in making people smile and happy which is the favorite and liked act by ALLAH SWT MAY ALLAH ALMIGHTY rest his soul in peace. AMEEN
Irfan Khan Apr 23, 2011 04:33am
Moin Akhter was a National Treasure. He will be dearly missed and will always be present in our hearts and thoughts :) I loved the show where he became an Education Minister in Studio 2 1/2 and he said: Baba we Believe in Fareee education'! Na Pharnay Walay say Paisay liyaa jain gay Na Phrhanay walay koe Paisay diya gain gaa. Baba FAree 4 All Baba Education FAREE FOR ALL !!
Razak Latif Apr 23, 2011 04:50am
Moin was magic. He was an outstanding artiste and the world of Pakistan entertainment is poorer by his passing away. May Allah bless his soul. Ameen.
Danish M.Sheikh Apr 23, 2011 05:04am
Not express feeling great legend and actor.God bless him and rest his soul in peace.Share with his family this great great personal loss. LA USA.
Bilal Khan Apr 23, 2011 05:13am
R.I.P Moin. You will live in our hearts forever. We are losing our legends one by one and the soil isn't fertile any more, I wonder why??
Arshad Khan Apr 23, 2011 05:25am
Look at his face in the picture above--a complete incarnation of the phrase--"most often I laugh so that I may not cry". Indeed, such a great loss to the television industry and to humanity. It's beyond just saying that he'll be remembered as long there remain memories.
Bilal Apr 23, 2011 05:28am
Its indeed very sad news. He brought so much happiness to people world over and specially in Pakistan. May God rest his soul in peace.
Zakaria Billoo Apr 23, 2011 05:32am
I don’t have words to express my Sorrow. He was a legend person & my Good Friend, May Allah Al-Mighty Rest his Soul in Peace & Grant the Strenght to His Family... Yesterday I was talk to my Wife Had we haven't Spoke to Moin for a while & Today is not with Us, but he will Always live in Our Hearts for Ever....
Qadir from Dallas, T Apr 23, 2011 05:33am
SIR MOIN AKHTAR. A true iconic legend, the pride of Pakistan, a multi-talented artist and a super star of entertainment industry will be missed dearly. I request the government of Pakistan, the ministry of Arts & culture and as well the Artist Association of Pakistan to honor Moin Akhtar with the title of "SIR". By doing this we would not only honor this great legend but also the people of Pakistan to whom this iconic legend has entertained for 5 decades. We should be proud of honournig him with the title of SIR MOIN AKHTAR. He was the founder of standup commedy in Pakistan, and has recieved numerous recognition & awards for his talent & versatality all over the world........ We will miss you SIR.
Saad Salman Zia Apr 23, 2011 05:34am
Today we lose one of the greatest people to grace our screens. His works have brought us happiness all over the will be missed..May God bless you!
Haathi Apr 23, 2011 05:35am
I remember a Radio Pakistan interview with him once where he didn't do comedy or characters, just himself. Increased my respect for him by leaps and bounds. We'll miss him!
ed (usa) Apr 23, 2011 05:35am
A man who makes people laugh and was such a good human being must be an angel. RIP Mr Moeen Akthar - I will retain all the memories of you since my childhood in the 1970s
naveed Apr 23, 2011 05:37am
Cannot believe death of such great person. May Allah give him a place in Jannat (ameen)
Ozair Apr 23, 2011 05:43am
Truly a legend. I don't think we will have such a versatle actor anytime soon in Pakisan. He was relly great and will be dearly missed. May God bless his soul and give his family comfort for their loss, ameen.
Zareen Apr 23, 2011 05:48am
Moin Akhtar was certainly Pakistan's pride and as Pakistanis, gave us very good reasons to be proud of him. Will be missed for a very long time and may not be replaced by anyone forever. His style, humor, classy delivery and versatility will be very hard to match. Wish he was still alive!! Pakistan needs people like him - they are so rare!!
ZIA Apr 23, 2011 06:24am
A man with unmatched talents.. Marney waley thujhe roya ga zamana barsoon
Sher Alam Shinwari Apr 23, 2011 06:24am
The fact is that no adjective can discribe Moen Akhtar's personality. He was simply greay
Ahmed Apr 23, 2011 06:38am
It's really a sad news. May Allah rest his soul in peace.
Fuad Qureshi (Toront Apr 23, 2011 06:54am
He was an ultimate in comedy and a great tragedy for the nation to loose such a legendary artist. He was a God gifted talent and hard to replace even in centuries as he was unique. May Allah forgive him for all the smiles that he gave to his nation and reward him with a place in Jannat blessings for his wife and childern in this world.
asif saleem Apr 23, 2011 07:03am
great tragedy... you surely will be missed. you were a legend and have represented Pakistan in and out of the country!
rashid zaidi Apr 23, 2011 07:20am
He truly was a great entertainer Pakistan has lost a true star today. May Allah SWT grant him eternal peace and his family to carry without his presence
Samsoor khan Achack Apr 23, 2011 07:22am
A great legent in this world may Allah make him legend in other world also.we pray for him on behalf of whole achackzai nation.
Impala Apr 23, 2011 07:43am
He made us laugh uncontrollably. Now he has left us with tears in our eyes. He was a giant among performers not only in Pakistan but globally! I know of none better than him. Absolutely The Best.
Moin Akhtar's f Apr 23, 2011 07:43am
An era has come to an end today. Thank you Moin Akhtar for giving us so many laughs.
Maheen Apr 23, 2011 07:44am
Moin Akther: a man of elegance, classy comedy, and diversity of character. These are only a few qualities that describe this legend. All the Pakistanis in United States will truly miss him. May God Rest His Soul in Peace.
Syed Salman Haider Apr 23, 2011 07:47am
Moin Akhtar no more is simply hard to believe.Legend and a matchless actor and gem of a person.Allah give his family and all of us to bear this loss which can never ever be replaced.Sir Moin wee all love you and salute you.
Maheen Apr 23, 2011 07:48am
Moin Akhtar: a man of elegance, classy comedy, and diversity of character. These are only a few qualities that describe this legend. All the Pakistanis in United States will truly miss him. May God Rest His Soul in Peace.
MOHAMMAD FARID UDDIN Apr 23, 2011 07:57am
There is no more actor such Moin Akhter he did all kind of comedy his class is very higher, when he spoke everybody silent & felt like in a deep water. Always going to miss. Mohammad Farid Uddin (South Carolina - USA)
ayesha Apr 23, 2011 08:03am
The words cannot begin to describe the sadness and loss and all these years of his amazing work cannot sop the tears .May Allah grant him Jannat-ul-Firdous inshallah and give saber to his family .Moin Akhtar's demise is huge a loss which can never be replaced.
mustafa Apr 23, 2011 08:10am
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
mujahid malik Apr 23, 2011 08:13am
Al fatiha... bismillah hirakmah niraheem....alhamdolillah lillah e rabil ul alamun...
Mirza Hasnat Ahmed Apr 23, 2011 08:34am
Great comedian and a great human being. So sad that he died so early. May God bless his soul. R.I.P
Rizwan Mansoor MD Apr 23, 2011 09:00am
He was more of aconcien of our nation, then we ever realized, he enabled us to reflect on our shortcomings. May our conscience not die with him. Today is truly a day of national mourning. He will be missed so much.
Sikander Apr 23, 2011 09:06am
Death of hero, a great loss of Pakistan. May God bless his soul, and patience to all family members on this great loss. Moin we will miss you always, you were part of our heart our soul.
Fahad ghous Apr 23, 2011 09:07am
I am saddened by the sudden demise of this amazing person. I saw him last with anwer maqsood in their comedy show loose talk a couple of yrs ago here in Houston. His comdeic prowess was enthralling to say the least. He was also a thinker and felt strongly for the betterment of his country. All in all a very gifted and luvd who will be sorely missed. We luvd him as a nation and MOin akhter is the true son of Pakistan. God BLess his soul and may he rest in peace
Desi Baba Apr 23, 2011 09:11am
Moin Akther will be remembered for his great legacy. I am very sad today to hear about his passing away. May Allah bless his soul.
Raji Apr 23, 2011 09:14am
Undoubtedly, the greatest loss of a true legend in Pakistan's media history. I do not believe that there has been, or will be, such a versatile actor of so many talents as the late Moin Akhtar! I believe he was the finest and most accomplished comedian of the sub-continent since creation of India and Pakistan. His greatest accomplishment to me, is that he made millions of sorrow souls smile, laugh and forget their miseries for a short while - and am convinced that just this one accomplishment would be enough for Allah SWT to grant him Jannat-ul-Firdous, Insha-Allah. Lets all pray for the departed soul; and ask Allah to grant Sabr-e-Jameel to his wife and children, Ameen.
M.UMER Apr 23, 2011 09:22am
Great Moin Akhtar! we can't forget you as there will be no body else after you. Nations can indeed nurture politicians, Generals and economists but can't give birth to people like you, because people like you are made in heavens not in foundries.You were a gift of God, taken back by HIM and we stand with empty hands.Our all love and respect is only for you. May Allah rest your soul in eternal peace,Amen.
Syed Osama Kadri Apr 23, 2011 09:23am
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. Moin Akhter, a person with diverse personality, did a lot to amuse and make his country men, women & children laugh. In the face of him Pakistan has lost a most charismatic, soft spoken & a humble legend whose place will not be & cannot be taken by any one. May Allah forgive him & rest him in heaven & give his family the strength to bear this irreparable loss. Ameen
roshan butt Apr 23, 2011 09:24am
moin u made r eyes run! dead r those who hav 4gotton .... who said u passed away ....u r alive in r hearts.... ur memories r enshrined in r minds .. as long as da sun is ..ur name is ...!!
hassan Apr 23, 2011 09:29am
he was one of the greatest ! ... its a VERY BIG LOSS to PAK ! ... ALLAH un ko kush rkhay ! ...
sumaira suleman Apr 23, 2011 09:31am
Great loose for Pakistan..
Munawar Hameed Manga Apr 23, 2011 09:44am
He did not work at all ! He loved his work !
Asad Ali Apr 23, 2011 09:52am
Inalilah-e-Wa-Ina-illahy Rajioon, great loss, can't be fill.
Samar Apr 23, 2011 09:54am
May his soul rest in peace. He's left a whole nation in mourning!
Shams Apr 23, 2011 09:55am
Ahhh!!! We lost a gem in you, Moeen Akhtar. I am sure that the stage and TV will go on, but it will never be like before, when you were among us, filling the TV with colors of your splendid performances. Your performances were meaningful and full of lessons. You made a point to convey a message through your performances. Your talent combined with purpose makes you an exceptional figure in the showbiz. For all the smiles you spread around you and for all the heartening performances on TV and stage, the nation thanks you! May your soul rest in peace!
Salim Apr 23, 2011 09:56am
A truly great person. Pakistan has lost one of its jewels. May Allah Subhanhu Taala give him the best place in Jannat.Aameen.
Masood Hussain Apr 23, 2011 09:57am
Indeed this is a monumental tragedy for Pakistan. Words are not enough to describe the greatness of Moin Akhtar who will be missed and remembered forever.
Naim Chishti Apr 23, 2011 10:01am
A great loss. He was a legend and legends do not die. Their names are always remembered and quoted as reference. May Allah rest his soul in peace and give courage to the survivors to bear this great loss.
Faisal Munir Apr 23, 2011 10:12am
I feel like crying as if lost someone very own...he is a huge loss as he was one of the very few decent humorists of our country having fans across the shores... Bichra Kuch Is Ada Se Ke Rut Hi Badal Gai Ik Shakhs Saare Shehar Ko Veeran Kargaya.! May Allah Almighty rest his soul in peace!...Ameen
Arshad Apr 23, 2011 10:19am
Realy we are not going to forget you, will be lived in our hearts forever, impossible to find someone who could replace you. May Allah bless you.
ARK Apr 23, 2011 10:28am
Jass you forget Liaquat Soldier also
Muhammad Waqas Arsha Apr 23, 2011 10:40am
Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Ra'ji'oon Silence!!! death is solid reality! He was a legend in real word. He was nice and master skill actor. Every one should pray for him. May his soul live in peace.
Maqbool Rana Apr 23, 2011 10:45am
I met him in Montreal. He has a lasting impression on me. Great man ... Allah may bless his soul and give courage to his family to bear this great loss.
Conspiracy Tehreek Apr 23, 2011 10:50am
RIP MR. Moin Akhtar.You have left me with many undying memories.
Imran Apr 23, 2011 11:05am
A very dignified artist. A gentleman and never a 3rd rate comedian. Last I saw him was in a live performance and will always remember it. May Allah bless his soul.
Zaman Khan Apr 23, 2011 11:43am
Indeed, a very sad news. Moin Akhtar's comedy, acting and comparing was world class with full of wit and wisdom. He was an institution and inspiration for the new comers but there will always be one and only one Moin Akhtar. The following verse from “Allama Iqbal” that describe the characteristics of a Insanay Kamal that I find very appropriate for a legendary personality like Moin Akhter. Hazaroon sal nargis apni bay noorey paay rooti haeH Badri mushkil saey hoota haeH chaman maeN deedawar piada May Allah bless his soul. Zaman Khan, Chicago, USA
pervin Apr 23, 2011 11:46am
Moin Akhtar was a person who lit the screen with his beautiful and jolly personality. He is gone , and in the near future it is hard to fill up the gap created by him. May God rest his soul in peace.there is all sadness around us with out him.
Nikhat Riaz Apr 23, 2011 11:51am
He was suchhhhhhh a nice fellow that it shows in his work and in his personality. Pakistan's first stand-up comedian full with decency and sophistacted sarcasm.even today when we look @ his face smile comes to face. So sad......we will miss him forever
aalahazrat Apr 23, 2011 11:54am
May god rest his soul in peace and give his family strength. A name has passed away from amongst us, and his presence in our lives can never be replaced. A good show. A very good show!
sqamar Apr 23, 2011 11:58am
No words exists to lament the tragic loss of one of the greatest artist and impressionist in the history of television. An actor never dies; Moin Akhter will live in our hearts and in the recorded media forever as an icon of acting and comedy. So natural, so pure and so articulate in his acting that filling the gap him would be next to impossible. No where in the world of stage an example exists like "Studio 2 1/2, 2 3/4, Loose Talk" where an actor has impressioned more than 300 roles with equal perfection. God bless his soul
Abrar A. Khan Apr 23, 2011 12:01pm
It's really sad, MOIN AKTAR is not just a name it is a name with which Pakistan was represented.....a grave loss. He was a comedian par excellence and highlight of his comedy was that he did meaningful comedy. Actor's like him are born once a while and I am sure there cannot be another Moin Aktar for a very very very long time to come. May his soul rest in peace.
Nabiha Ansari Apr 23, 2011 12:01pm
RIP Moin Akhtar ;( thank you so much for bringing laughter in our lives ... You will be missed tremendously ... What a great loss for Pakistan ;( May Allah ( SWT) forgive all his sins and grant him the highest place in jannat ( ameen)
Sikandar Apr 23, 2011 12:29pm
Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. His absence will be felt not only in the sub-continent but across the world. He was an iconic figure, his work is enjoyed and appreciated by millions and millions of viewers. He kept vulgarity away from comedy and made people think long and hard on certain prevailing situations. He was a larger than life figure and will live-on through his sheer quality of work.
Ajay Nair Apr 23, 2011 12:30pm
My condolonces to the Akthar family. The subcontinent has lost a artiste that not only took comedy to a new high, but importantly inspired a generation to embrace the same. On behalf of every Indian who has immense enjoyed a moment of joy-courtesy Moin Akthar, we offer our sincere Shradhanjali... Ajay Nair
Fan Of The Man Apr 23, 2011 12:36pm
Assalamoalaikum fans and admirers, i was watching a replay of his interview on “Meena Bazaar” this morning, where he mentioned that he is writing his “memoirs”. If and when they get published, i would request everyone to purchase these in great numbers and pass them on to family and friends and cherish them as lessons in life. He went to college with my dad. May Allah rest his soul in eternal Peace Aameen.
Zubair Khan Apr 23, 2011 12:38pm
The man who kept us laughing despite the havoc of terrorist bombing and day-to-day demonstrations in home land. Of course, with his death the whole happiness of Pakistan has drowned in sadness. He always made us happy in our abroad-life. Moeen R.I.P. “Ameen”.
naeem Apr 23, 2011 12:40pm
Very sad, we missed a person who will never comeback, the loss we got is unbearable, the legend has gone. may allah bless him, nd he will be remembered always.
Indian_sadhu Apr 23, 2011 12:43pm
Who was he by the way, never heard of him - a local comedian in Pakistan?
abbas Apr 23, 2011 12:55pm
Inalillah wa ina alihay rajaoun!!!! end of an era, great, versitle indeed. abbas
P Sehgal, Delhi Apr 23, 2011 12:58pm
My Condolences. The sub continent has lost a great comedian.
Minhaj Apr 23, 2011 01:10pm
My All Mighty Allah will give him place in Jannat ul firdos he is the greatest Pakistani Proud and will remain in histry of Pakistan
Mansoor Farooqui Apr 23, 2011 01:28pm
Inalillah wa ina alihay rajaoun!!!! We will miss you Dear Moin Bhai....
waseem baig Apr 23, 2011 01:29pm
moin akhter my friend, is probably the greatest versatile actor produced by Pakistan.
abid Apr 23, 2011 01:52pm
im shattered may Allah bless him with his bounties in the next world.
Kamal Haider Apr 23, 2011 01:54pm
Moin Akhtar was legend who will remain alive in the hearts of millions of Pakistani and International fans.
Qamar Apr 23, 2011 02:36pm
Moin Akhtar was truely a funny character naturally as well as on stage. And i didnt know he was a practising muslim, which has made me even more sade today because another good ummati of Muhammed (PBUH) has been lost, and with great regret. Altough we know as muslims everyone has to go and has gone since Adam (AS) and Hawa (AS)until the day of judgement, but when a good muslim goes it is something you can be sad about with a big heart. May Allah SWT grant him jannah and give his whole family sabar un jamila. Inalillah hey wa inah alley hai rajaioouhn. Salaam
Hassan Bhutta Apr 23, 2011 02:51pm
come out of your well dear the world is big infact very big then your well.
Azeez Apr 23, 2011 02:57pm
An actor of immense stature and ability. He was not only poplar in Pakistan, but had a huge following internationally. I had to stop everything I was doing and watch him whenever he was on air. May the Almighty be kind to him. Ameen.
S khan Apr 23, 2011 03:06pm
It doesn't matter whether he was ummati or saleebi.He was a pakistani who made other people happy and made them laught out their sadness all his life. what any one does is between him and god we are no judge and we should care for all pakistanis exactly the same irrespective of their religious background. May god bless his soul
mahmood kamal Apr 23, 2011 03:14pm
Sadu-ju, please watch any of his skits on youtube "moin akhtar" and you will appreciate his talent. He should be in the guiness book of world records for the different roles and the number of roles performed by one artist especially the ones he played on tv show "Loose Talk"
mahmood kamal Apr 23, 2011 03:16pm
I meant to say Sadu-ji in your respect. thanks
Basharat Hussain Apr 23, 2011 03:30pm
Moin Akhtar is legend we cannot forget his work and laughter i really miss Moin Bhai
SAF Apr 23, 2011 03:34pm
May great Allah keep his soul in peace! FRom: KBL-AFG
talat jabeen Apr 23, 2011 04:22pm
MOIN AKHTAR was a great artist , everybody know this ,but now he needs our prayers for his MAGHFIRAT.I request to his lovers to remember him in your prayers. JZK
maryam Apr 23, 2011 05:49pm
we love him.he was a great human .may ALLAH rest his soul in peace.ameen
Obaid Qureshi Apr 23, 2011 06:26pm
A sad day for all Pakistanis and all those who Moin Akhtar made to laugh with his comedy, jokes and performance. Truly a legend. You will be missed by millions of fans Moin. You made us laugh all your life and your last act made us cry! I hope now you are laughing up there! Obaid Qureshi, Calgary, Canada
Obaid Qureshi Apr 23, 2011 06:29pm
He was a HUMAN BEING! A great human being who made millions happy. That is more important than one's religion.
m azam Apr 23, 2011 06:50pm
moin akhtar was very funy we all will miss him alot. may allah bless him and his family.
Nizar Budhwani Apr 23, 2011 06:57pm
I enjoyed great talent of Moin in his every act since my childhood in Pakistan. I moved to Canada in 1989 and his shows always brought to me memories of my home land. Today I feel as one of my own family member is lost. May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace. Ameen. Life is very short and let us be united and live by examples of such a great legend...Moin will always live in our hearts and forvever..
shakir Apr 23, 2011 10:31pm
sir we salute you.
syed Atiq Apr 23, 2011 10:42pm
He was legend personality, no body can fill his place Allah give him nice place in JUNNAT. aMMIN. aLLAH bLESS HIS FAMILY. We can not forget him whole life Syed
Moiz Khan Apr 23, 2011 10:44pm
ohhh i m still in shock after listening this sad news.Moin Akhtar gone
syed Atiq Apr 23, 2011 10:46pm
He was legend personality & actor, no body can replace him Allah gives him nice place in JUNNAT. AMMIN. ALLAH BLESS HIS FAMILY. We can not forget him whole life
Muhammad Ashfaq Apr 23, 2011 10:55pm
Pawan Khanna Apr 24, 2011 01:44am
Great Actor.
Asif Muhammad Apr 24, 2011 01:59am
A great Actor. A great Person. It is a very big loss. I will remember him forever. May Allah Bless His Soul. Ammin.
haya usman Apr 24, 2011 03:00am
moin akhtar we will miss u alot ... cant stop my tears
Zakia Apr 24, 2011 03:45am
Innalillah-e-wainna-ilaih-e-rajeoon. Ah! Moin Akhtar. What a shock and what a loss. He was an international fame actor, a compassionate human being and a sincere friend. May Allah bless his soul.
muhammad Yousuf Balo Apr 24, 2011 05:49am
It was really very shocking news for us when we heard about our Beloved and Legend Comedian Actor "Moin Akhtar Bhai's" death, God Blessed you forever and Inshallah you will be in the paradise by the grace of Allah Almighty. We will miss you "Moin Bhai"......
ashraf wadiwala Apr 24, 2011 08:09am
Mahtab Qaiser Apr 24, 2011 10:55am
A good muslim. A good person. A good entertainer. Inna lillahe wa inna alehe rajeoon.
abeera Apr 24, 2011 11:35am
moin akhter ko main nay bachpan se dekha or in ka hansanay ka style sub se munfarid tha kion k wo ikhlakhiyat ka daman kabhi bhi nhi chortay thay hamaisha hi tehzeeb k dairay main reh ker behtreen tanz o miza hum nay sirf or sirf do logon k pass dekha jin main se aik moin akhter thay in ki khidmaat ko kbhi faramosh nhi kia jasakta kion k wo apna aik munfarid andaz rakhtay thay or kbhi koi dill dukhanay wali bat main nay nhi suni allah pak unhain jannat k aala darajat ata fer mai aameen summa ameen
DAMAN Apr 24, 2011 12:38pm
Amer Khan Apr 24, 2011 02:13pm
A Great Artist A Great Person A Great Loss, Left excellent memories .... Moin Bhai thousands Salams on you.
Kamran Laeeq Apr 24, 2011 02:24pm
Dear Moin Bhai, You will remain in the hearts of Pakistanis forever... Miss you a lot May Allah rest his soul in peace.
haya usman Apr 24, 2011 02:30pm
great human being great actor words to explain no words to explain my sorrow .... we will miss him always ....
Rajesh Pandit Apr 24, 2011 04:19pm
We people from india will miss Moin Akhtar ji. We still don't believe he left us. I can't stop my tear. Bhagwan unke aatma ko shanti de or unko swarg (heaven) mein jagah de. 1985 ptv award performance........... "ye jo PTV award hai ooper se to ye narrow hai… aur neechay se ye broad hai…… jo mil jaye to theek hai….. aur na milay to fraud hai….."
imran Apr 24, 2011 06:00pm
esay log bohat kam log janam lete hain Allah Moin sahab jo jannat main jaga day ameen we love u moin sahab
imran Apr 24, 2011 06:18pm
Excellent Person
Omer Farook Apr 24, 2011 07:49pm
May Allah Grant you Jannat Al Firdous. You brought smiles to millions of people. Ameen
Pritam Apr 24, 2011 09:50pm
He will be missed by millions around the Globe as he was not only a great actor but a very nice gentleman, I remember how he was proud of all the Indian Actors and was never hesitate to addmit that he respect and admire Indian Artist. May God REST HIS SOUL IN ETERNAL PEACE. AMEN.
Aman Apr 25, 2011 10:02am
A great actor. A great person! A great Pakistani! Better known and better respected than almost all Pakistani politicians. May he rest in peace! Amen
Kamal Khan Apr 25, 2011 11:51am
An actor who lived long in our hearts.Till now we do not any body to replace his style. I saw him on stage when he was participating in Loose Musha era in Toronto Canada. Allah blees him peace in heaven. It will difficult to forget him for long time
Royalee Apr 25, 2011 12:57pm
May Allah Bless his soul .,
anum Apr 25, 2011 06:25pm
o God! please take care of moin. (ameen)
Asif Khan Apr 25, 2011 08:29pm
I remember running into him at a shopping mall in Washington, DC about 10yrs ago. He was so down to earth person, I wanted his autograph and he was open to chit chat.. asking me about my family back home. He was a very generous person, he helped a lot of unfortunate people, we need more humans like him in Pakistan and in world. May God bless his soul, and provide comfort to his wife and kids. I still have the autograph.
Saud Alam Apr 26, 2011 09:51am
I have no words to praise him.He is all in one.He was such a person never found on earth anymore.Like we miss Diana ....He will be missed more than Diana. May Allah keep his soul in PEACE. God loves those who loves thier fellow men. Saud Alam
Tazeen Apr 26, 2011 09:55am
Moin Akhtar was a great man........he will be missed my millions around the globe.....may his soul rest in peace and may Allah give his family the strength to bear this great loss!!!
Tahir Saeed Apr 26, 2011 11:51am
And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but Death who comes at last. May Allah gives the family and all his admirers courage to bear this loss. Moin, we will always miss you. You were indeed a grat ARTIST and a good human being.
Shariq Jamal Apr 26, 2011 05:04pm
A icon in every sense of the word. We from India pay our homage to a genius..
Fazal Hussain Apr 26, 2011 05:27pm
GREAT loss of pakistan Showbizz industry...GREAT loss of Pakistani peoples.....RIP....he was a great Comedian, Great Philospher (Humanities), Great Person. RIP RIP RIP Moin Akhter...
Syed Ali Ashraf Shah Apr 26, 2011 07:08pm
Moin Akhter Sahib Pride of Pakistan..Irreparable loss
KHALIDA HANIF Apr 26, 2011 08:19pm
May Allah keep his soul in rest and keep him in the highest leverl of Jannah(ameen) and give strength to his family to bear the sad demise of him.
Ruby Apr 26, 2011 09:20pm
great shock to know about his death. May his soul rest in peace. I have many many happy memories of watching the Moin Akhtar Show on PTV in the 70's. Very classy man.
taimoor Apr 27, 2011 09:20am
I find the title very inappropriate, Moin was much more than a 'comedian'. Its a huge loss
Humera Apr 27, 2011 06:02pm
Inna Lillahi Wa inna Ilayhi Raa'jioon. May Allah (SWT) forgive all of his sins and have mercy upon him, and may He make his grave wide and spacious and give him comfort with the promise of re-uniting with his family in Jannah. May Allah (SWT) grant him entry into the highest level of His Gardens and place him in the honored company of His most dearest servants. May Allah (SWT) make him children to be a source of Sadaqa Jariya for him. May Allah (SWT) make the grief of this passing easy upon his family, his friends and may He grant them all the strength, resolve, and the will to keep going strong. Allahumma Ameen Thumma Ameen
Faisal Durrani Apr 27, 2011 08:48pm
We will miss him a lot. May his soul rest in peace!!!
rauf chaudhry Apr 28, 2011 06:17am
May allah give him place in heaven.
Fatima Apr 28, 2011 12:41pm
Definitely a big loss !! and i think nobody can compensate .. Infact now their is a dearth of good talent. Without making fun of others he use to make all of us cheerful and glad. I wish all his fans to recite surah al hamd for his eternal peace. Thanks
Nawab Hussain Apr 28, 2011 04:34pm
An excellent entertainer,a great human being ,his sad and sudden death shocked every one.People like Moin Akhtar born once.Moin Bhai we always remember you in our prays,when ever we offer surah-e-Fateha to our dears ,will also take your name.May God bless your soul and place in heaven.Ameen.
Asad Amir Apr 29, 2011 06:54am
I am deepley sadened by the demise if this icon of theater, comedy and acting. This world will not be the sane without. This is an unbelievable loss ----he was an institution in acting and was widely respected, acknowledged and admired for his unmatched wit, comedy and artistry. There will not be another Moin Akhtar and I will always miss him
syed ahmed Apr 30, 2011 12:05pm
u r right Pandit Ji, i could not believe it yet and can not stop crying when ever there is programme for him on TV. i do not know why?
Fan Apr 30, 2011 08:55pm
Loss of an intelligent human being. Yes I feel he should be remembered as a satire critic of the society (a mouthpiece of Anwar Maqsood and also through his independent work). Pakistan really lacks now such people. May Allah Bless him with Jannat ul Firdous, Aamin. And Amin to all our Indian brothers/sisters prayers aswell.