Web Desk (July 17, 2018): 14th death anniversary of film, TV and theater’s versatile actor, Albela is being observed today.
Akhter Hussain aka Albela was born on September 21, 1939 in Gojra. He received fame with his stage name ‘Albela’.Albela had a long film career as a comedian, but he was more popular as a stage actor. His first film ‘Rishtay’ was released in 1963.Albela’s biggest contribution was in the field of theater. He performed in numerous stage shows and dramas. He is recognized as one of the actors who transformed theater, evolving the present commercial theater.He had only one film ‘Wardatia’ (1991) in the main role. Some of his other films are ‘Badnam’, ‘Yaar Maar’, ‘Ishq Nachawe Gali Gali’, ‘Allah Ditta’, ‘Siren’, ‘International Lutairey’, ‘Majhoo’, ‘Abdullah The Great’, ‘Hero’, and ‘Khandan’.
Comedian Albela died of a heart failure in Lahore on July 17, 2004.