Today on the 10th anniversary of his death, we remember and pay homage to the great man Moin Akhtar Sahib was! Born in 1950 in Karachi, this star started his career in 1963, at the age of 13 – and won the hearts of countless people worldwide.
Moin Akhtar Sahib was a man with wit and had a style for satirical comedy. However, even with that – he understood art; in all its form. It can’t be any coincidence that he started his career by playing the role of Shylock in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, in a theatrical play. This play is perhaps one of the most profound and profoundly intricate plays, which touches the hearts of everyone watching or reading it.
And it went on from there. He had his television debut in September 1966 in a variety show. . He surprised everyone by impersonating the speech of John F. Kennedy. It was then that he started his own comedy show, for which he paired up with Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari. He also awed the world with his fantastic comedy the same year
He also starred in a show Rosy, for which he played a female Tv artist. This drama was the Urdu adaptation of the Hollywood movie Tootsie. Later in 2005, Moin Akhtar started his own comedy show, Loose Talk, with Anwar Maqsood.
Loose Talk was loved by all. Here are a few memes from this fantastic show:
Moin Akhtar Sahib died in 2011, on April 22. He suffered a heart attack and left the world mourning for him. He was a star loved by the people of Pakistan and by everyone worldwide who had a knack for fantastic comedy.
This year, 10 years later, Google is paying homage to this great man with a Google Doodle animation.
Moin Akhtar Sahib, we know you can’t read this. But we hope that you have found peace. We still remember you, and on days when we feel down, we watch your shows and crack up all over again. Thank you for leaving a legacy like this. We remember you today and forever!