Farhan Saeed pays tribute to Pakistani legends who inspire him

In the wake of the death of Tariq Aziz, Farhan Saeed took to Twitter to express his desire to pay tribute to the living legends of Pakistan. He then paid a rich tribute to Umar Sharif, Qavi Khan, Javed Miandad and Abida Parveen.

Farhan Saeed legends tribute

After the death of the legendary artists, Tariq Aziz, singer Farhan Saeed has initiated a campaign to pay tribute to the living legends of Pakistan.

Hence, in the wake of the death of Tariq Aziz, Farhan Saeed took to Twitter to express his desire to pay tribute to the living legends of Pakistan. He wrote, “Please support me in my humble attempt to celebrate Pakistan’s #LivingLegends – those who have selflessly served our country. I invite you to be part of my ode to their excellence and unmatched dedication and join me in saying thank you to them for all they have done.”

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Please support me in my humble attempt to celebrate Pakistan's #LivingLegends – those who have selflessly served our country. I invite you to be part of my ode to their excellence and unmatched dedication and join me in saying thank you to them for all they have done #PakistaniHeroes

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Farhan Saeed pays tribute to living legends of Pakistan

Later on, the actor-cum-singer posted a series of messages featuring various legends of Pakistan from various fields including cricketing and entertainment legends.

Saeed started the trend with veteran actor Qavi Khan. He said, “Anyone who has worked with Qavi Sahab would know his demeanor only commands the utmost respect. He is an institution. For his exemplary body of work he has recently been decorated with a Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan.”

The Tich Button actor then paid homage to the woman with a magical voice, Abida Parveen who is “globally recognized as an iconic representation of the Sufi genre. Her soul-stirring voice and melodies have long had listeners across the globe in absolute awe.”

He then paid a rich tribute to the comedy king in Pakistan-Umar Sharif in a heart-touching post. He penned, “I have and will always be a big, big fan of the legendary Umer Sharif Sahab – both on and off-screen.”

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I have and will always be a big, big fan of the legendary Umer Sharif sahab – both on and off screen. An absolute showman for whom no specific place or audience is required to exhibit his versatility of his craft. He will undoubted have you laughing hysterically, anywhere and everywhere you meet him. His humble nature however supercedes even his immense talent. I was with him at an airport once when he wasn't feeling too well. A group of fans approached us for a photographs and he very graciously, instantly obliged. He not took photographs with them but also shared a few laughs and thanked them for appreciating his work. I cant forget his very gracious advice: "Yeh log hain, tou hum hain – inko kabhi inkaar nahi karna". His words have since been etched in my memory. I have toured India multiple times and if there is one ambassador of Pakistani culture and talent across the border, it is none other than Umer sahab. His humor undoubtedly transcends boundaries. I've had countless fans across the border asking me to convey to him their messages of love, respect and admiration. His services to Pakistan and his legacy are unmatched. No amount of gratitude will ever be enough to thank him but this is a small token of appreciation from all of us. Celebrate the legend that is Umer Sharif by sharing across your social media platforms your tribute to his greatness. We pray his guidance and support stays with us and Allah keep him in good health. #umersharif #LivingLegends #PakistaniHeroes

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Following Umar Sharif, Farhan Saeed then paid tribute to the cricketing legend to Javed Miandad who played an integral role in the 1992 World Cup win. “The magic of Javed sahab’s last-ball six against arch-rivals India in Sharjah still lives on. An integral part of Pakistan’s World Cup-winning squad of 1992 – words aren’t enough to describe the glory his career has brought to Pakistan,” the singer wrote.

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Cricket is a passion in Pakistan! Today, I pay tribute to the legendary cricketer extraordinaire – the one and only, Javed Miandad sahab. His career and achievements need no introduction.The magic of Javed sahab's last ball six against arch-rivals India in Sharjah still lives on. An integral part of Pakistan's World Cup winning squad of 1992 – words aren't enough to describe the glory his career has brought to Pakistan. I am grateful for the privilege of knowing Javed sahab off the pitch. He is friends with an uncle and is undoubtedly one of the most down to earth human beings I have known. He is a true friend and showers love and affection upon everyone around him. This is a small attempt on my part to say thank you to Javed sahab – we will forever be grateful to him for his stellar contributions to cricket and our country. I invite you come forward and extend your appreciation to this #LivingLegend. Javed sahab, aap sada khush rahain, salaamat rahain, aabaad rahain. Pakistan kay liyay aap ki khidmaat ka bayhad shukriya. #PakistaniHeroes #LivingLegends

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Death of legendary celebrity Aziz

Legendary TV host Tariq Aziz died at the age of 84 in Lahore on Wednesday. The death of Tariq Aziz has shocked entire Pakistan. Aziz died in a hospital. The exact cause of his death is not known yet.

For the past few months, he was in self-isolation at home due to the pandemic coronavirus. Tariq Aziz in his last tweet yesterday posted his deep thoughts on the current situation of coronavirus. His verses read, “It seems as if time has paused and life has stopped. I’ve been lying in this bed for so many days and thinking what a blessing the freedom of movement itself was.”

Read more: Renowned Neelam Ghar TV host Tariq Aziz passes away; nation pays rich tribute

The death of Tariq Aziz has saddened his fans and followers. He has fans found in the ranks of civil servants, celebrities, and politicians. His fans and followers mourned his death on social media. Messages of prayers and condolences poured in on social media. Fans and followers recalled his unmatched services for Pakistan’s entertainment industry over the years.

Old videos of Tariq Aziz performances in movies and famous game show Neelam Ghar resurfaced on social media. His followers are paying him tribute by reminiscing his captivating performances over the years. For them, Tariq Aziz was not a host but a legendary poet and actor as well. A man of its kind, nation remembers the departed soul in kind words.

Tariq Aziz was a Pakistani film actor, television show host, and politician. He garnered unprecedented fame from the PTV’s Quiz Show Neelam Ghar. The show marked its first broadcast in 1974. He also hosted the same show with the name Bazm-e-Tariq Aziz later. He also had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan between 1997 and 1999.

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