Motion Pictures Archive of Pakistan

Tariq Shah




Renowned Artist

Tariq Shah was born in 1952 in District Mardan of Pakhtonkhawa. He was son of Syed Abdul Kahliq from a famous political family. He started his film career as hero with Aasia in film April Fool which was released in 1977. Afterward he moved to Punjabi films as villain and hero in Pashto films.




Demise of the Artist

Renowned Pashto, Urdu and Punjabi film actor Tariq Shah died on 9 December 2011. Previously he was suffering with hepatitis and few weeks back he was advised for liver transplantation by the medical authorties. For huge expenditure to undergo this operation, his son Babrak Shah had requested Government sector for financial assistance but his demise didn’t allow him for this expensive medical operation. Mustafa Qureshi, Ghulam Mohiudin, Sangeeta, Rambo and many other personalities from film industry participated his funeral prayer.

(innaMay Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace)





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