Comedian, Poet Athar Shah Jaidi passes away at over 100


KARACHI (ENNS) Athar Shah Khan, the writer, poet and comedian has passed away on Sunday morning in Karachi, Sindh province.

As per details he died due to stroke and was ill since long time.
Athar Khan commonly known as Jaidi has entertained television audience for decades both as artist, poet and writer. He played the famous character of Jaidi on PTV and NTM which was popular in both elders and youngers.
Athar Khan started his career as a writer from the Radio Pakistan and wrote around 700 plays during twenty years; ‘Jedi ke sang’ being his hit serial.
Athar Khan has provided many famous dramas through out 70’s,80’s and 90’s including Intezar Farmaiay, Lakhon mein teen, Ba adab ba mulahiza hoshiyar, haye jaidi and others.
He hailed from Indian city Rampur and moved to Pakistan in 1947.
He was over 100 years and left behind widow and four sons.

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