Veteran actor Ali Ejaz, known for his performance in many iconic family and comedy films and TV serials, passed away after suffering cardiac arrest in Lahore today, reports Radio Pakistan. He was 77
Perhaps best known for his role as a disciplinarian father with several no-good children in the TV comedy Khawaja & Sons, Mr Ejaz has also starred in numerous films, including FBI Operation Pakistanand Wehshi Jatt.
In his later life, Mr Ejaz was involved in philanthropic work under the umbrella of his eponymous charity Ali Ejaz Foundation. One of his notable projects was the ‘The Homes for the Welfare of the Old People’, which involved the construction of 132 old homes over an area of 17.5 kanals in Gol village, Kala Khatai, near Ferozewala.
His fans remembered his legacy fondly: