LAHORE: Actor Ejaz Durrani, ex-husband of late Madam Noor Jehan and father of three of her kids, handed away right here on Monday. He was 85.
His funeral prayers have been held after Zuhar prayers in Backyard City on Monday which was participated by a lot of individuals and his followers and he was laid to relaxation right here in Lahore. Individuals from completely different walks of life, together with Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, expressed their grief over his demise and prolonged heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the bereaved household.
Ejaz Durrani had been sick for fairly a very long time. He was a movie actor, director and producer who remained lively from 1956 to 1984.He was one of the outstanding stars of the Pakistani movie trade and recognized for hits corresponding to Heer Ranjha during which he performed the titular Ranjha in 1970. His first movie was Hameeda in 1956 but it surely wasn’t till 1957 that he bought a break with the lead function in Bara Admi, directed by Humayun Mirza.
He additionally carried out in movie Mirza Sahiban. After a really profitable profession as an actor, Durrani turned to distribution and likewise remained concerned in filmmaking. He was one of many producers Sholay and Dosti.
The actor was born in a village in Jalalpur Jattan in Gujrat district in 1935. He remained married to singing icon Madam Noor Jehan from 1959 to 1971 and the couple had three daughters Hina, Shazia and Nazia.
They parted and he later married famous person Firdous who had additionally been his lead co-star within the epic ‘Heer-Ranjah’. Their marriage didn’t final lengthy both.