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Prominent comedian Asif Jalali passes away

Prominent comedian Asif Jalali passes away

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Jan 01, 2020 - 19:18

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Renowned comedian Mohammad Asif Jalali passed away following a heart attack on, a family member said.

Nasir Ahmad, a member of the celebrated comedian, told Pajhwok Afghan News Jalali died of heart attack today (Wednesday).

The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) also confirmed the death of Jalali but did not share further information in this regard.

Besides working in many movies and dramas, Jalali performed in comedy programs of few private TV channels during the past two decades. He was known as “Kaka Asif” among people.

President Ashraf Ghani also expressed his sorrow over the death of Asif Jalali.

A statement from the Presidential Palace media’s office received by Pajhwok said that President Ghani termed Jalali as reformer of societyinfo-icon through his jocks.

The statement quoted President Ghani as saying that Jalali always brought smile on people faces during his comedy events.

A number of government and non-government institutions also expressed grief   over Jalali’s death.

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