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

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.[1] Salim Nasir also published his own entertainment magazine, TV Tempo and was a leading force behind another magazine,TV Times.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

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


He was honored with Pakistan's highest achievement award in the field of acting,'The President's Pride of Performance Award' in 1990.


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b, 'Remembering Saleem Nasir', Dawn newspaper, Published 16 Jan 2011, Retrieved 7 Dec 2016
  2. ^, Profile of Salim Nasir on website, Retrieved 7 Dec 2016
  3. ^, Film Zaib-un-Nisa (1976) on PAKfilms database website, Retrieved 7 Dec 2016

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