Renowned comedian 'Nanha' remembered on his death anniversary

Renowned comedian 'Nanha' remembered on his death anniversary

Lahore (Web Desk/Agencies): The 37th death anniversary of famous film, TV actor, and comedian Rafi Khawar known as ‘Nanha’ was observed on Friday.

Born on August 3, 1942, Rafi Khawar started his career in 1966 by featuring in the Urdu film `Watan Ka Sipahi.’

He played a lead role in the film ‘Tehka Pehlwan’ in 1979, and in the same year his film ‘Dubai Chalo’ went well at the box office.

Nanha worked in many super hit films and TV dramas including ‘Alif Noon’.

His PTV drama 'Alif-Noon' became a mega-hit and people started recognizing Rafi Khawar as Nanha and his partner Kamal Ahmed Rizvi who was also the writer of the super hit play as Alan.

The play continued to entertain Pakistanis for more than two decades.

He got two Nigar Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Comedian in 1977 and 1983.

On June 2, 1986, Nanha committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

His services to the film industry and TV would always be remembered.