Published On: Sat, Jun 8th, 2019
Published in Category: Lahore

Funeral prayers for Dr Anwar Sajjad offered

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LAHORE : Funeral prayers of renowned playright Dr Anwar Sajjad have been offered.

He died on Thursday evening after a protracted illness.

Funeral prayers were offered for acclaimed playwright, author, actor and critic Dr Anwar Sajjad in Lahore on Friday.

He was born on May 27, 1935 in Lahore. He was 84.

He was awarded the Presidential Pride of Performance award in 1989. He did his MBBS from Lahore’s King Edward Medical College.

His creative works include fiction, including Chauraha, Janam Roop,Khushiyon Ka Bagh, Neeli Note Book, Talash-e-Wajood, ZardKunpal, Rasi ki zanjeer, Nigar Khana Saba, Sumandar, and others.

Dr Sajjad leaves behind a wife and a daughter.