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Actor Firdous Jamal diagnosed with cancer

In a social media post, he requested prayers for his father. Firdous Jamal is currently undergoing treatment at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital.

Veteran actor Firdous Jamal is diagnosed with cancer says his son Hamza Firdous. The actor’s son took to social media to inform his fans and followers about his illness.

In a social media post, he requested prayers for his father. Firdous Jamal is currently undergoing treatment at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital.

“My father is going through a cancer recovery treatment at Shaukat Khanum Hospital,” he wrote.

“I know… it’s life! But nothing to worry about because we (his family) and you all (his dearest friends, work colleagues, fans, admirers, well-wishers) are here for him,” he added.

“He became an actor against all odds. Here’s to another battle, but luckily the odds are in his favor. He will come out stronger,” he wrote urging everyone to pray for his recovery. Please remember him and us in your prayers,” concluded Firdous Jamal.

The actor started acting in the Hindko drama Badnami Dey Toway in the mid-70s. Since then he has appeared in several serials and radio projects.

He has appeared in nearly 50 films. Some of his notable work includes Sayeeban Sheeshay ka, Man Chale Ka Sauda, Mehboob, Pagal Ahmeq Bewakoof, Saahil, Piyari, and Dhoop Deewar.

Firdous Jamal received the Pride of Performance Award from the President of Pakistan in 1986 in recognition of his work and performances.

 

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Firdous Jamal recently came into the spotlight due to his controversial remarks regarding present-day actors and actresses. Jamal said he is unimpressed with the work of the current performers. He had criticized Mahira Khan and Imran Ashraf Awan.

Jamal was in a discussion on the young talent in Pakistan’s entertainment in which he derided junior actors asserting that they are void of talent; hence he does not have any liking for them.

He added that actors of today are models and lacks articulation on the depth of the characters assigned them to play.