ISLAMABAD (APP): Renowned actor, broadcaster, producer, and head of the National Academy of Performing Arts Zia Mohyeddin passed away in Karachi at the age of 91 on Monday after a protracted illness.
Born in Faisalabad, on June 20, 1931, he graduated from Government College, Lahore, a private news channel reported.
Known for his excellent comparing, broadcasting, poetry and prose recitation, acting and theatre direction, Zia mentored hundreds of students.
He was the recipient of the Hilal-i-Imtiaz award for excellent services in Art in 2012.
His funeral prayers will be offered in Karachi today after the Zuhr prayer.