Veteran actor Abid Ali passes away after prolonged illness
This was confirmed by the wife of the deceased.
Abid Ali was admitted to Karachi’s Liaquat Hospital on Monday due to a deteriorating liver disease.
Born in Quetta, Abid Ali is the recipient of the prestigious Pride of Performance. He has three daughters.
A couple of days earlier, fake news of death of the veteran actor were making rounds on social media.
Iman Aly, and her sister singer Rahma Ali had lashed out at people for spreading rumours about their father’s death.
Iman took to her Instagram on Wednesday to clarify that Abid Ali was very much alive and the whole family was praying for him. She slammed news outlets, social media and bloggers for spreading fake news of his death.
“Our family has been through turmoil all in the name of breaking news. I hope such bloggers are brought to justice in public eye,” wrote Iman.