LAHORE – Veteran Punjabi actor Ladla passed away on Thursday after his body was reportedly left lying outside the emergency room at Lahore’s Mayo hospital for hours, Geo News reported.

Ladla started his film career in 1956 and played title roles in several movies to make a mark as a comedian.

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Also working alongside legendary actor Sultan Rahi, some of Ladla’s leading films include Sher-e-Lahore, Wehshi Gujjar, Kaalu, Shagird Maula Jutt Da, and Charda Sooraj.