ISLAMABAD: Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) here Wednesday arranged a condolence meeting to pay rich tributes to the services and life time achievements of late comedian Moin Akhtar.
Director General PNCA Tauqeer Nasir, officials and all the staff of PNCA prayed for the departed soul and also remembered other comedians who died recently including Mastana and Babu Baral.
They said that such artists of God gifted abilities are born in centuries and their death caused a loss that can never be filled and no one can take their place.
DG PNCA said the PNCA will soon hold a condolence reference at national level and invite leading actors and directors to speak about the lives of these comedians and acknowledge their services.
Tauqeer Nasir said that Moin Akhtar was known for his comedy at international level while Mastana and Babu Baral mostly served the rural masses and entertained the whole nation with their comic acts.
Paying tributed to Moin Akhtar, PNCA's staff said that he will remain alive in the hearts of people with his life time achievements and remarkable skills which made him popular among the audience of every age.
The comedians were not only the characters that brought life in comedy but they were real assets for maintaining the identity of comic life in Pakistani stage and TV.
Such artists are the academies of performing arts and specially the comedy who also become the source of inspiration for generations to come, they said.