On his 71st birthday, Google created a doodle to honour Pakistani icon artist Moin Akhtar. On December 24, 1950, the well-known actor and comedian was born in Karachi. Starting in theatre at the age of 16, Moin Akhtar moved onto television in the 1960s and quickly became a household figure, consolidating his reputation as one of Pakistan’s finest ever artists.
‘Rozi,’ ‘Intezar Farmaiye,’ ‘Bund Road,’ ‘Aangan Terha,’ ‘Studio Dhai,’ ‘Studio Ponay Teen,’ ‘Yes Sir, No Sir,’ and ‘Eid Train’ are some of Moin Akhtar’s most well-known TV dramas.
Moin has acted in a variety of languages throughout his career, including English, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memon, Pashto, Gujarati, and Bengali. He also enjoyed singing.
His collaborations with comedian Anwar Maqsood and actress Bushra Ansari on unforgettable stage dramas and television shows earned him widespread acclaim. Moin Akhtar was also given the Presidential Pride of Performance and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz for his artistic contributions. Moin Akhtar died of a heart attack in Karachi on April 22, 2011.