A Wave of Sorrow Passes Through Social Media On the Death of Qavi Khan

At the age of 80, Qavi Khan recently died in Canada while receiving treatment for a kidney condition. Several stars paid their respects to the legend.

At the age of 80, veteran actor Qavi Khan died suddenly on Sunday in Canada while undergoing care for a kidney-related condition.

As soon as word of the death of the Pride of Performance and Sitara-i-Imtiaz winner, Qavi Khan, spread online, there was a huge wave of sorrow.

Mohsin Naqvi, the interim chief minister of Punjab, released a statement in which he expressed his sorrow for Qavi Khan passing.

Imran Khan, a former prime minister, also sent his sympathies on learning of his passing. He claimed he was shocked to read about the death of renowned actor Qavi Khan. After learning of the actor’s passing, the PTI chief tweeted, “My prayers and condolences go to his family.”

Senior theatre producer Qaiser Javed claimed that Khan’s passing left a hole that could not be replaced.

The iconic artist, Qavi Khan, was honoured by several stars including Farhan Saeed and Ali Zafar.


According to actor Adnan Siddiqui, no one will ever be like him.


Imran Ashraf also took to Instagram to pay tribute to the actor by posting a picture with a caption saying “Qavi Khan Sahib chalay gaya. I love you sir.”

Presenter Shaista Lodhi spoke about the “wonderful personalities from our childhood” leaving the globe. She mentioned Khan as the most distinguished, seasoned and respected actor in Pakistan.

Former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar also posted on Twitter talking about Qavi Khan sahab.

Adnan Sami, an Indian artist, too paid homage to Qavi Khan and sent his sympathies to his family.


Several other actors like Yasir Hussain, Usman Mukhtar, Urwa Hocane, Emmad Irfani and Arsalan Naseer also paid respects to Qavi Khan on social media.

Moreover, arts councils have indicated that they will be hosting memorial services for Khan.

From Peshawar, where he was born, Radio Pakistan, Khan launched his career as a child star. He began working for Pakistan Television in 1964, where he quickly rose to fame.

Lakhon Mein Aik was the play he performed in to begin his professional career, but it was Andhera Ujala that brought him great renown in Pakistan. Fishaar, Muthi Bhar Matti, Cinderella, Baityaan, Lahori Gate, and Durr-i-Shahwar are a few of his other TV dramas.

Qavi Khan entered the film business in 1965. Mohabbat Zindagi Hai, Sarfarosh, Kalay Chor, Chand Suraj, and Zameen Asman are a few of his movies.

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