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Veteran actor Shaukat Zaidi passes away at 72

03:40 PM | 14 Jan, 2024
Shaukat Zaidi

In a shocking turn of events, celebrated Pakistani actor Shaukat Zaidi breathed his last on Saturday.

Zaidi had been battling a protracted illness and succumbed to death at the age of 72. The Wafa Ka Mausam star had been recieving healthcare for kidney treatment at a private hospital in Lahore.

Zaidi's prowess wasn't limited to the screen only, he was also an acclaimed journalist and was a seasoned member of the journalism community who was active from 1970 to 1998. Zaidi also wrote plays for theater for over a decade. 

Despite leaving behind a legacy with a broad spectrum of characters and television serials leaving an inedible mark on the audience, Zaidi's most notable work to date remains his excellence par portrayal of the lowest class character in the television programme Hum Sub Umeed Se Hain.

The writer is a staff member.

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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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