Tanveer Jamal, a veteran actor and prominent figure of the Pakistani entertainment industry, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 60. The actor had been first diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and had relocated to Japan for treatment.
He was later diagnosed with the disease for the second time last year while he was shooting for drama serial Mere Apne. It was then Jamal moved to Japan for the treatment of the treatment in May 2022 and even asked his fans to pray for his recovery.
The actor was renowned for his brilliant acting prowess and a career spanning over three decades. He has even received accolades for his amazing performance from PTV. In his fruitful career of 35 long years, Jamal has played key roles in prominent dramas including Godfather, Tasweer and Teri Raza.
Several fellow actors expressed their grief over Tanveer Jamal’s death.
Faysal Quraishi said Jamal was in the dramas Khalish and Zakham with him. “When I was doing Zakham, around the end of 2020, that’s when I learnt more about him. He may have been older than me but we were good friends,” he said. The actor said he last spoke to Jamal on June 20 and he wasn’t really able to speak. “His lungs had totally collapsed,” he said.
Actor Aijaz Aslam said whatever time they spent together, they had a wonderful time. He called theirs a very long association. “His father and my father were friends and played chess together. So because of that I used to meet him quite a bit.”
The entire social media was also full of messages praying for Jamal’s soul.
What a lovely person & talented actor. Saddened to hear this very sad news. May Allah SWT give him highest place in Jannatul Firdous Ameen. My deepest condolences to his family and fans #TanveerJamal pic.twitter.com/638K6K6hod
— Mishi khan (@mishilicious) July 14, 2022
— Faysal J Khan (@faisaljamalkhan) July 13, 2022
Some actors are born heroes by looks and attitudes Tanveer Jamal was one of those …
Verily we belong to Allah and verily to Him do we return."
Tanveer Jamal dies in Japan.. May Allah bless his soul… #tanveerjamal pic.twitter.com/Aqy5Tg3fml
— Atika Mirza (@atika_mirza) July 13, 2022
— Areej Idrees (@areejidreesjee) July 14, 2022