Web Desk(September 13, 2017): The fifth death anniversary of legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, is being observed today (Wednesday).
Lehri was one of greatest comedians who made his name through his film career starting from 1950s and lasted until the 1980s. He won the Nigar Award for around a dozen films.
His first film “Anokhi” was released in 1956, and his last production was “Dhanak” in 1986. The vast majority of his films have been in Urdu, though he did perform in a few Punjabi productions.
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Lehri, died on September 13, 2012 at the age of 83 after fighting a long battle with ill health and old age.