Albela was a Pakistani actor and comedian. Albela died of a heart failure at age 63 in Lahore on July 16, 2004. He is survived by a wife, two sons and 7 daughters. Born in Gojra, Punjab, Pakistan in 1941, Albela came to Lahore at a very young age to become an actor. He performed in numerous films, television and theater plays in his career spanning over 50 years. Some of his hit Punjabi films were Bharia Mela (1966), Baoo Ji (1968) and Ishq Nachaway Gali Gali (1984).