Renowned actor, intellectual, playwright and professor Shoaib Hashmi has passed away.
Actor Adeel Hashmi has confirmed the death of his father Shoaib Hashmi.
According to Shoaib Hashmi’s wife Salima Hashmi, her husband was confined to the bed suffering from paralysis for the last 15 years. They could neither speak nor walk on their own.
In the early days of television in Pakistan, Shoaib Hashmi’s programs became very popular, he was the creator of the famous TV programs Akarbakar, Sach Gup, Tal Matol and Bow Train.
Shoaib Hashmi was also associated with teaching at Government College Lahore for many years.