There are characters that are loved by generations beyond time. Farooq Qaiser’s Uncle Sargam was one of them.
Kaiser died of a heart attack on Friday in Islamabad. His grandson Hasnain Qaiser Iqbal said the performer has suffered from heart disease for some time.
Qaiser, who won Sitara-i-Imtiaz on Pakistan Day this year, has three children, one son and two daughters alive.
Shortly after the news of his death, condolences poured out from many celebrities who paid homage to the deceased artist’s talent and the influence of his work.
Artists Fakhr-e-Alam, Shehzad Roy and Osman Khalid Butt were among those who respected his memory.
Prime Minister Imran Khan and other government officials expressed their grief over Kaiser’s destruction. The Prime Minister remembered him as an actor as well as a person who “continuously raises awareness of social injustices and issues”.
PML-N’s President Shehbaz Sharif, Vice President Maryam Nawaz, and the leadership of the PPP recognized him for his contributions to spreading smiles over generations.
“Thank you for the beautiful and unforgettable childhood memories like Uncle Sargam,” tweeted Maryam.
Columnist Nadeem Farooq Paracha called him “the nameless genius.”
“Developing a puppet show for children PTV It developed highly satirically in the 1970s. He created memorable characters, especially Uncle Sargam. Part of the show was’Science bari ya bhense’, which mocked pseudoscience and geeks. May the souls of the deceased refrain.”
Journalist Fahimeh Fifi Haroon wrote, “I’m sure Maasi Museebaten will be crying.”
team image Together with countless other Pakistanis, they are saying goodbye to this legend. Thanks for the memories.