Actor Matloob-ur-Rehman, known as Zakoota Jin, passes away

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Lahore (Web Desk): Beloved actor Matloob-ur-Rehman, known for his portrayal of Zakoota Jin, passed away on Friday night in Mayo Hospital.

The 64-year-old legend, also known as Munna Lahori, rose to fame after appearing in hit children’s TV series Ainak Wala Jin a household name in the 1990s.

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Rehman suffered from partial paralysis, as well as, according to some reports, diabetes, in his old age. In an interview with a local media outlet, the actor lamented how Pakistan forgets its artists, saying it was “a tragedy that artists in our country are not given due respect”.

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Rehman had said, “I spent 40 years of my life spreading happiness among the people of my country. But now, in old age, I am living without electricity and gas.”

The Ainak Wala Jin star leaves behind a bereaved widow, three sons, and two daughters. His funeral is set to be held after Zuhr prayers today.

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