Veteran Pakistani actor Firdous Jamal diagnosed with cancer

10:14 AM | 11 Dec, 2022
Veteran Pakistani actor Firdous Jamal diagnosed with cancer
Source: Firdous Jamal Official/Facebook

KARACHI – Pakistani actor Firdous Jamal has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing medical treatment, his son confirmed in a social media post.

Hamza Firdous, the son of the Waris actor, shared a heartfelt note on his Instagram. Sharing a picture with his father from good times, Hamza wrote “My father is going into a Cancer recovery treatment at Shaukat Khanum Hospital…I know it’s life! but nothing to worry because we (his family) and you all (his dearest friends, work colleagues, fans, admirers, well-wisher’s) are here for him.”

His son added that Firdous became an actor against all odds. “Here’s to another battle but luckily the odds are in his favor inshallah he will come out stronger”, he wrote, while urging everyone to pray for the ailing actor.

As his son’s post went viral, social media users flocked to the comment section and share their best for the 68-year-old for a speedy recovery.

Firdous started acting with a Hindko drama Badnami Dey Toway in mid-70s, and he has since then appeared in hundreds of television, stage and radio projects.

The star actor appeared in nearly 50 films, some of his notable work includes Sayeeban Sheeshay ka, Man Chale Ka Sauda, Mehboob, Pagal Ahmeq Bewakoof, Saahil, Piyari, Dhoop Deewar, and Ruswaiyan.

The actor was conferred the Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 1986 for his notable achievements in showbiz.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 24 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 24, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.4 74.15
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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