Rizwan Wasti remembered on his 7th death anniversary


ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (APP):Famous Television and film actor and presenter Syed Rizwan Wasti Wednesday remembered on his 7th death anniversary.
According to a private news channel, well-known actor Rizwan Wasti passed away on January 24, 2011 after a prolonged illness in Karachi. He was 73 years old.
Rizwan Wasti was born in 1937 in Lahore and belonged to a highly educated family. He lent his baritone voice to a variety of radio programmes and acted in several plays on PTV in the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.
It was his performance in the drama serial Shama, adapted from an A R Khatoon novel by Fatima Surrayya Bajia, that catapulted him to fame.
Apart from many long plays and drama series, his acting skills in Aagahi, Uroosa and Abgeene were received with critical acclaim.
Rizwan Wasti was one of those actors who used the cadence of his voice to remarkable success, an art that he mastered while working for Radio Pakistan. He was also a banker.