Salim Nasir

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Saleem Nasir
سلیم ناصر
Saleem Nasir

(1944-11-15)15 November 1944
Died19 October 1989(1989-10-19) (aged 44)
Known forservant 'Akbar' role in PTV's Drama Serial Aangan Terha
AwardsPride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 1990

Saleem Nasir (Urduسلیم ناصر‎; 1944 – 1989) was a Pakistani film and TV actor. With some experience in film and television acting roles, he later developed his artistic skills and built his career based on his versatile roles. He tried to do justice to every role that was offered to him. He is considered a legend actor for his iconic role in PTV drama serial Angan terha.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Saleem Nasir was born to a Pathan family in Nagpur, British India on 15 November 1944. He had a successful, though short, career in TV and film acting.



At the age of 45 years, Salim Nasir suffered a heart attack on 24 September 1989. On 19 October 1989, he experienced signs of extreme heart congestion around noon. He was rushed to the hospital but died before any medical treatment could be provided. He was survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

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  1. ^ a b 'Remembering Saleem Nasir' Dawn (newspaper), Published 16 Jan 2011, Retrieved 6 December 2020
  2. ^ Looking back at Zaheen Tahira's most timeless characters Dawn (newspaper), Published 11 July 2019, Retrieved 6 December 2020
  3. ^ Maliha Rehman (21 August 2020). "Haseena Moin's Ankahi is coming to a stage near you". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 6 December 2020.

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