Moin Akhter (Artist)

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Moin Akhtar, Comedians is famous for Acting, Comedy, Pakistani celebrity. Born on 24 December, 1950Moin Akhtar was a Pakistani television, film and stage actor, as well as a humorist, comedian, impersonator, and a host. He was also a play writer, singer, film director and a producer.Akhtar was born in Karachi to Urdu speaking parents migrated from Mumbai India, was highly dynamic and versatile performer, he made his debut for television on 6 September 1966, in a variety show held on PTV to celebrate the first defense day of Pakistan?. Since then, he has performed several roles in TV plays/shows, later making a team with Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari.He was beloved for providing humor for people of all ages, and with an etiquette that remains unmatched. His attempts to avoid vulgarity in his humor rendered him a favorite amongst family audiences. Akhtar was fluent in several languages, including English, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memon, Pashto, Gujarati and Urdu. He performed not only in Pakistan but played in several stage shows like Bakra Qiston Pe and Buddha Ghar Pe Hai with Umer Sharif in India too.[1]Moin Akhter info
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Moin Akhter

  • In Urdu:

    مُعین اَختر

  • Nick Name:

    Moni

  • Famous As:

    Actor

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    TV Actor, TV Host, writer, singer, film director, film producer

  • Awards :

    Pride of Performance Sitara-e-Imtiaz

  • Moin Akhtar was the recipient of the Pride of Performance Award 1996 Presented by:

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

  • Moin Akhtar was the recipient of the Pride of Performance Award 1996 Date:

    14-08-1996

  • Moin Akhtar was the recipient of the Pride of Performance Award 1996 Country:

    Islamic Republic of Pakistan

  • Born
  • Date:

    24 December 195

  • Place:

    Karachi, Pakistan

  • Family
  • Children:

    Sharjeel Akhtar, Nusheen Akhtar, Mansoor Akhtar

  • Movies:

    Kalay Chor

  • Siblings :

    Shafiq Anwar, Muhammad Aslam

  • Died
  • Date:

    22 April 2011

  • Rest Place:

    Karachi, Pakistan

  • Career
  • Occupation(s):

    Film director, Film producer

  • Host:

    He hosted shows in which the following dignitaries were invited : King Husain of Jordan was invited. The Prime Minister of Gambia, Dawoodi Al-Joza, was invited. President Zia-ul-Haq was invited. Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was invited. President General Yahya Khan was invited. President Ghulam Ishaq Khan was invited. President Pervez Musharaf was invited and he mimicked the president in his presence. Legendary Indian film actor Dilip Kumar was invited.

  • Rosy:

    Akhtar rose to the national spotlight and gathered critical acclaim for his performance in the drama Rosy, in which he played the role of a female TV artist. Rozy was an Urdu adaptation of Hollywood movie Tootsie starring Dustin Hoffman. He called it one of his favorite onscreen characters that he played

Profile

Moin Akhter was famous for Acting
Moin Akhter was famous for Acting

Early life

Moin Akhter is polite and a strong personality
Moin Akhter is polite and a strong personality
Akhter was born in Karachi, Pakistan. His family had migrated to Pakistan after partition of India in 1947. He usually avoided vulgarity in his humor. Akhter was fluent in several languages, including English, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memoni, Pashto, Gujarati and Urdu.

Career

Moin Akhter has a successful life
Moin Akhter has a successful life
Akhtar started his acting career as child actor at the age of 13, he played the character of Shylock in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice in theater.Akhtar's sense of humor was highly dynamic and versatile, he made his debut for television on 6 September 1966, in a variety show held on PTV to celebrate the first defense day of Pakistan. He started off as a stand-up comedian in 1966 by impersonating Hollywood actor Anthony Quinn and one of John F Kennedy’s speeches, in that he also mimicked the voice of the former president. Since then, he had performed several roles in TV stage shows, later teamed up with Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari.[2] Career of Moin Akhter

Moin Akhter Wedding

Moin Akhter made his debut for television
Moin Akhter made his debut for television
Moin is polite and a strong personality oriented person. He has a successful life with no scandal or mishaps in his marriage life. He married in his early ages and successfully has three children’s. He has two sons and one daughter. He loved his family very much and gives proper time to each and every member of his family. His marriage life was a very successful marriage life.

List of TV Dramas

The most popular shows of Moin Akhtar include Rozi, Loose Talk and Eid Train. Here is a list of serials, sitcoms and talk-shows Moin Akhtar has done.[3]Selected television serials
  • Rozi
  • Hello Hello
  • Intezar Farmaye
  • Dollar Man
  • Makaan No 47
  • Half Plate
  • Family-93
  • Eid Train
  • Bandar Road Se Kemari
  • Such Much
  • Aangan Tehra
  • Baby
  • Rafta Rafta
  • Loose Talk
  • Guum
  • Studio 2 1/2
  • Studio 2 3/4
  • Hariyale Banney
  • Show Time
  • Such Much
  • Such Much Part 2
  • Kuch Kuch Such Much
  • Such Much Ki Eid
  • Such Much Ka Election
  • Char Bees
  • Nokar Key Agey Chaaker
  • Yes Sir No Sir

Moin Akhtar Greatest loss to laughter

Moin Akhter
Moin Akhter
Moin Akhter
Moin Akhter
  Master parodist and king of Urdu comedy, the man of a million characters but one identity and that of a true showman, Moin Akhtar was someone who could bring a smile to your face no matter how bad your circumstances.Born on December 24, 1950, Akhtar managed to achieve in the six dynamic decades of his life all one could imagine in such a small time span. He started off as a stand-up comedian in 1966-67 by impersonating Hollywood actor Anthony Quinn and John F Kennedy’s speech in which he also mimicked the voice of the former president. Akhtar was more than just a class act and that is why at a young age of 13, he played the character of Shylock in Shakespeare’sThe Merchant of Venice. Be it theatre, TV, film, stand-up comedy, hosting and even singing Moin was the master of all crafts. It was his love for art and dedication to acting that made him famous not just within Pakistan but also across the border and the Middle East.His plays like “Bakra Qiston pae “ and “Buddha Ghar Pae Hae” which he performed alongside Umer Sharif are still watched across the world on DVDs and YouTube. Akhtar was a proud recipient of the Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance but apart from that he hosted shows involving major dignitaries and has performed on stage alongside the likes of Indian legends Dilip Kumar, Lata Mangeshker and Madhuri Dixit to name a few.[4]Moin Akhter greatest loss to laughter

Host

He hosted shows in which the following dignitaries were invited : King Husain of Jordan was invited. The Prime Minister of Gambia, Dawoodi Al-Joza, was invited. President Zia-ul-Haq was invited. Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was invited. President General Yahya Khan was invited. President Ghulam Ishaq Khan was invited. President Pervez Musharaf was invited and he mimicked the president in his presence. Legendary Indian film actor Dilip Kumar was invited.

Rosy

Moin Akhter live on stage
Moin Akhter live on stage
Akhtar rose to the national spotlight and gathered critical acclaim for his performance in the drama Rosy, in which he played the role of a female TV artist. Rozy was an Urdu adaptation of Hollywood movie Tootsie starring Dustin Hoffman. He called it one of his favorite onscreen characters that he played

Moin Akhter News Stories

Moin was the legend of Pakistan; he also got the Pride of performance Sitara-e-Imtiaz from the President of Pakistan. He has a successful talk show with Anwer Maqsood which was full of comic but focusing the social issues also. He has also done much comedy theater with Umer Sharif and makes them successful by his versatile acting. He is versatile in speaking Urdu, Punjabi, English, and Bengali, Memoni, Pashto and many others. He also got an award for honorary citizenship of Dallas in 1966 which was really a big achievement of Pakistan.[5]Moin Akhter new stories

List of TV shows

  1. Fifty Fifty (Ptv)
  2. Show Sha (Ptv)
  3. Showtime (Ptv)
  4. Studio Dhhai (Ptv)
  5. Studio Pone Teen (Ptv)
  6. Yes Sir No Sir (Ptv)
  7. Moin Akhter Show (Ptv)
  8. Char Bees (NTM)
  9. Loose Talk (ARY Digital)
  10. Choun Chan Ahoo (Ptv)

Talk shows

In a talk-show namely Loose Talk, which began in 1995 on ARY Digital, he appeared as a different character in each and every episode with a total of over 400 episodes interviewed by the TV host Anwar Maqsood, who was also the writer of the program. Akhter also briefly hosted the game show Kya Aap Banaingay Crorepati. the Pakistani version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. He hosted shows involving major personalities and had performed on stage alongside the Indian legends Dilip Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Madhuri Dixit to name a few.

Death

He died on 22 April 2011 at about 6:15pm in Karachi after suffering from a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and two sons. The funeral prayers of Moin Akhtar were offered in Tauheed Masjid near his residence. Thousands of people attended the funeral prayer which was led by Junaid Jamshed.[6]Death of Moin akhter

Awards and nominations

  1. Honorary Citizenship of Dallas in 1996 for his achievements.
  2. Special Award for Comedy in The 1st Indus Drama Awards 2005.
  3. Pride of Performance was awarded in 1996 by the Government of Pakistan.
  4. Sitara-i-Imtiaz was awarded in 2011.


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