1950-2007: Actor Shafi Muhammad Passes Away

Posted on November 17, 2007
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Pakistan’s famous TV, Radio and Film artist Shafi Muhammad Shahpassed away on Saturday, November 17, 2007. He was 57. He was suffering from many ailments. After a severe pain attack on saturday he was rushed to the hospital but he couldn’t survive. Quoting the Daily Times:

Shafi featured in more than 50 drama serials and over 100 long plays on PTV and other channels.

Shafi started his career as a broadcaster at Radio Pakistan Karachi. Later he moved to Lahore and lived at the home of Mohammad Ali and Zeba for few years. There he started his movie career. He became famous after doing few leading roles in Ashfaq Ahmed‘s series ‘ek haqeeqat sau afsaane’. In early 80s Shafi worked in a very famous serial ‘deewareN’.

His other famous performances include those in ‘chand grahan’, ‘aanch’, ‘nasal’ and ‘jungle’. Shafi Muhammad also took part in many Sindhi plays at PTV. His movie career was not very long. He worked in 4 movies. Three of them were ‘talaash’, ‘Rubi’ and ‘biwi ho to aisi’.

Shafi also tried politics and contested the 2002 elections for the National Assembly from Karachi on the ticket of Pakistan Peoples Party but lost.

63 responses to “1950-2007: Actor Shafi Muhammad Passes Away”

  1. shiraz says:

    AOA

    its really sad sad to hear that… may he rest in peace.
    one more thing this person “farin” r u the one who played the rold of “nageen” in drama “aanch” ?

  2. shahzaib says:

    Shafi Muhammad was very talented actor with his unique voice. His drama serial “teesra kinara” is notable.

  3. ali says:

    AOA i am a big fan of shafi Muhammad Shah (Late).Any body who has his any dram plz upload it for me ,i will be thankful.Or you can send me the link of website on my email.
    Thanks again
    ALi

  4. farin says:

    i cant believe hes passed away i just found out and thought id check and its true :O
    so devastated! :(

  5. S M SIDDIQUI says:

    SHAFI MUHAMMED SHAH WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST
    ACTOR, PERFROMER AND ARTIST OF PAKISTAN SCREEN.
    I HAVE BEEN WATCHING HIS LATEST DRAMA SERIAL-
    MERI ADHURI MUHABBAT- AND WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION THAT HE IS STILL ALIVE- BUT IT IS SAD TO
    LEARN THAT HE DIED LAST NOVEMBER IN 2007- MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE AND MAY ALLAH GIVE SABR TO
    ALL HIS NEAR AND DEAR ONES- AAMEEN-

    S. M. SIDDIQUI

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