Veteran actor Khalid Butt passes away

10:47 PM | 11 Jan, 2024
Veteran actor Khalid Butt passes away
Source: Instagram

Esteemed Pakistani television, film, and theatre icon, Khalid Butt passed away today.

Hailing from Multan, Butt embarked on his illustrious career in the world of cinema in 1970, initially serving as an assistant director. In 1978, destiny bestowed upon him the opportunity to step into the limelight as an actor, marking the genesis of a prolific acting journey.

Butt's inaugural role as the protagonist in his debut serial catapulted him into the spotlight, swiftly establishing him as a recognizable face in the industry. Over the years, he graced numerous hit PTV serials, leaving an indelible mark on viewers' hearts. In a triumphant return to the small screen, he recently captivated audiences with his stellar performances in the acclaimed dramas "Jeevan Nagar" and "Khaie." Noteworthy among his recent roles was his portrayal of an emotionally charged father in the drama serial "GT Road," earning him accolades from devoted fans.

The sombre news was shared by his colleague, the venerable PTV actor Mohsin Gillani, through a heartfelt Instagram post. Gillani posted a poignant caption alongside a picture of Butt, conveying the profound loss to the entertainment industry. Similarly, Noor Ul Hassan shared the sorrowful news on his Instagram platform, amplifying the collective mourning of fans.

The passing of this veteran actor has left fans grief-stricken, with an outpouring of condolences and prayers flooding social media. Admirers are expressing their heartfelt sympathies and offering prayers for the departed soul and the bereaved family during this difficult time.

In remembrance of the iconic star, the Pakistani entertainment industry bids farewell to a performer whose contributions will forever be etched in the annals of its rich history.


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 14 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 14, 2024 (Sunday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25  303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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