Pakistan's acting legend Talat Hussain passes away at 83

09:59 AM | 26 May, 2024
Pakistan's acting legend Talat Hussain passes away at 83
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Veteran Pakistani actor Talat Hussain has passed away in Karachi after a prolonged illness.

Talat Hussain, one of the pioneering voices of Radio Pakistan, breathed his last at the age of 83 after remaining in intensive care at a private hospital in port city, Karachi Art Council president confirmed on Sunday. The last rites will be held on Sunday.

The demise of Family Pride star left showbiz industry shocked and grieving. Condolence messages poured in after the news broke on Sunday morning.

Talat was a legend actor known for a glittering career spanning decades, and he remained one of most beloved showbiz star.

In January 2024, Talat's daughter Tazeen Hussain revealed his father's battle with dementia. She discussed challenges with declining mental and physical health and even sheds light on memory loss, noting that he was finding it difficult to remember people and their names.

Talat Hussain 

Talat Hussain Warsi appeared in several hit films, TV dramas, and plays, including Channel Four's serials "Traffik" and "Family Pride." Pakistani star also appeared in Indian film Sautan Ki Beti and made a guest appearance in the film Jinnah.

He was a faculty member at the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) in Karachi in 2012.

Some of the iconic work of versatile actor includes Chiragh Jalta Raha, Mohabbat Mar Nahi Sakti. He also appeared in Actor in Law and even contributed to Turkish cinema with his role in Malkoçoğlu Ölüm Fedaileri. 

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 21 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 21, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.75
Euro EUR 297  299.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5  354 
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80  75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.75 73.5
Australian Dollar AUD 181.2 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.91 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.11 40.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.62 916.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 28.83 29.13
Omani Riyal OMR 723.62 731.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.08 317.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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