Wajid laid to rest amidst tears
KARACHI – Qazi Wajid , the senior radio and television artist was laid to rest at Milk Plant Qabrustan, a local grave yard Sunday evening.
Funeral prayers of the actor, who passed away early this morning, was offered at a Mosque in Gulshan e Iqbal and was attended by veteran actor Muhammad Qavi Khan, Shakeel, Behroze Sabzwari, Javed Shaikh, Ayaz Khan and others.
People from different walks of life also attended the funeral and the burial of the seasoned performer who passed away at the prime age of 87, leaving behind a widow, daughter and a large number of followers.
Known playwright Hasina Moin, versatile performer Bushra Ansari and several others reached Qazi Wajid’s residence as soon as they heard the news of his demise.
Wajid’s colleagues expressing their grief over the loss said the fraternity is deprived of a humble and selfless soul who was also a great performer.