Talat Hussan death: Tributes paid to Lollywood icon

11:08 AM | 26 May, 2024
Talat Hussan death: Tributes paid to Lollywood icon
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Tributes are being paid to the veteran Pakistani actor Talat Hussain who died after prolonged illness.

Talat rose to prominence with evergreen plays and TV and film projects. Following his death, showbiz members, politicians and activists remembered the legend, who was battling dementia from some time.

Shehbaz Sharif 

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed deep sorrow over the death of Hussain, noting his legendary status as an actor with remarkable dialogue delivery. He praised Hussain's contributions to Pakistani television, theatre, film, and radio, acknowledging the irreplaceable void left by his passing.

Yousuf Raza Gillani 

Acting President Yusuf Raza Gilani also conveyed his immense grief and praised Hussain's invaluable services. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah described Hussain as a shining star and prayed for his high ranks.

Punjab CM Maryam Nawaz

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz also expressed her grief, highlighting Hussain's unique acting talent. Former PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry called Hussain a legend and expressed sorrow over his departure.

Showbiz stars

Several showbiz stars shared their memories of working with Hussain, praising his dialogue delivery and his mastery of the Urdu and English languages. Actress Bushra Ansari called him the king of the voice world, while actor Adnan Siddiqui felt his passing deeply, considering him a guiding force in his early acting career. Filmmaker Furqan T. Siddiqui described Hussain as an actor par excellence and an institution, stating that he will be greatly missed.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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