26th death anniversary of film actor Agha Talish observed

The 26th death anniversary of renowned film actor Agha Talish is being observed today (Monday). He was born in Ludhiana in 1926 and performed in over 450 films. His role in film "Shaheed" triggered his popularity to its zenith in 1962. His roles as Nawab in 'Umrao Jan Ada' and 'Zeenat' were all time best roles in social films. His other popular films include Saat Lakh, Ye Aman, Jheel Kinaaray, Mela, Aulad, Farangi, Baghawat and Qaidi. He was also decorated with Pride of Performance award. Agha Talish died on this date in 1998 in Lahore. Source: Radio Pakistan