Veteran actor Abid Ali, currently seen in drama serial Ramz-e-Ishq, has passed away in Karachi, it has been confirmed by his daughter Rahma Ali, in a social media post.
Abid Ali had been battling lung cancer, according to sources close to the actor, though other sources have reported he died from liver failure.
Abid Ali, born in 1952 in Quetta, was 67 and with his death, Pakistan’s television industry has indeed lost an icon.
He has been survived by three daughters, including model-turned-actor Iman Ali and singer Rahma Ali. His family had already flown in from Lahore to Karachi and were with him in his last hours.