KARACHI: Veteran actor Abid Ali passed away in Karachi on Thursday, his daughter confirmed.
Abid Ali’s daughter confirmed the development in a post on Facebook.
The actor had been struggling with liver disease for some time for which he was being treated at a hospital in Karachi.
Ali was admitted in the intensive care unit at Karachi’s Liaquat National Hospital after being diagnosed with liver disease.
Hospital administration confirmed that he breathed his last at 9 pm.
Born in Quetta, the actor received the prestigious Presidential award, Pride of Performance. He has three daughters, including Rahma and model and actor Iman.
He was recently seen in the film Heer Maan Ja alongside Ali Rehman Khan and Hareem Farooq.
Abid worked in numerous dramas such as Mehendi, Diyar-e-Dil, Daldal, Moorat, Rukhsati, Baitiyaan, Bad Gumaan, Gushtakh Ishq, Naagin and others.
After news broke of his demise, tributes began pouring in from the acting fraternity.