Arts Council holds condolence reference for seasoned actor Wakeel Farooqi


Asif Shaikh“Loss of a person I use to interact on daily basis is unbelievable indeed; late Wakeel Farooqi
was one of them. He was a loving person and I knew him from more than 40 years” said Mr. Ahmed
Shah, the president Arts Council. He addressing at the condolence reference held n the memory of
Wakeel Farooqi organized by Arts Council the other day. Further expressing his sorrow on the moment
Ahmed shah said that Wakeel Farooqi was very passionate about his work. Apart from his friends &
family members people from different fields of work joined his condolence. Refreshing his memories
actor Shahzad Raza said that people loved him and he will be missed. Senior Pakistani actor &member of
the governing body of Arts council Mr. Talat Hussain said that Wakeel Farooqi was my junior I spent a
long time with him. I witnessed his sincerity towards his work. Talking about late Wakeel Farroqi’s
personality his friend& colleague Tasneem rana said that he was a bold person he never used to afraid
of doing new things. “His character Joji in the famous drama of Pakistan television aakhri chatan has
given him massive praise” said by Actor Aslam Shaikh. Mr. Rauf Lala said that I used to call him the key
of Arts council as he used to spend a lot of his time at this place. Iqbal Lateef, member of governing
body said that I and Wakeel Farooqi have done many plays together. He was ambitious and wanted to
fulfill all his dreams. Recalling his memories Kashif Grami said that the last time I met him was the day
he passed away, he loved to travel & enjoy his life to the fullest. On the occasion Dr. Huma mir said that
when I was a child I often used to visit PTV and wakeel farooqi was an active member there his attitude
was very positive towards his junior. Asjad Bukhari said that it is hard to believe that Wakeel Farooqi is
no more with us. Late Farooqi’s siblings has also shared his memories with the audience and said that
we are very thankful to the Arts Council for organizing his condolence.