Ahad Malik passes away
LAHORE, March 30: Ahad Malik, a film producer for over 40 years and twice elected member of the Punjab Assembly, died here after a protracted illness on Saturday morning and was buried the same evening.
He had been bed-ridden for the last two years after suffering a paralysis attack. He suffered brain hemorrhage on Thursday and was taken to a hospital where he breathed his last on Saturday.
Born in 1940 in Lahore, Ahad obtained a degree in law. He also served as chairman of Nefdac, Film Producers Association and the Film Distribution Association before joining politics and the PPP. He later switched to the PML-N and finally to the PML-Q.
His uncle, Malik Barkat Ali (late), was a member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly during 1937-46 and 1946-47; his cousin, Akhtar Malik, was elected MNA and later became federal law minister.
His qul will be held on Monday (tomorrow) at his Gulberg residence at 5pm.