Amanulah was Mirasi, he can not be buried in Paragon Society: Authorities
According to reports , PTI MPA Fayaz ul Hassan Chohan was contacted by the family members of comedian Amanullah to resolve the matter after they were barred from the Paragon Housing Society authorities who said that they cannot allow a ‘Mirasi’ to be buried here.
Legendary comedian, Amanullah passed away on Friday, after suffering from severe kidney and respiratory diseases at the Bahria Town Hospital of Lahore. He had also suffered a cardiac arrest last year and was admitted in the hospital for pneumonia in January.
Amanullah was a prominent TV personality and started his career with the show Lok Tamasha. The ultimate king of stand-up comedy, Amanullah had unmatchable wit. In a career spanning over a decade, he performed in numerous plays and movies.
He is notable for his appearance on the popular satires like Mazaaq Raat, Khabarnaak, and Khabarzar. He is also popular for his stage performances in Begum Dish Antenna, Shatriya Mithe, and Disco Deewane.
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He is acknowledged for setting a world record by performing in 860 plays.
The Government of Pakistan also honored him with the Pride of Performance in 2018 for his contributions in the entertainment industry.
Following the news of his death, Prime Minister Imran Khan along with the chief ministers of Punjab and Sindh offered their condolences to the family of the veteran actor. In his official Twitter handle, the PM said that Amanullah Khan was a valuable asset to the stage, theatre and drama industry.
امان اللہ مراثی تھا،مراثیوں کےلیےہمارے قبرستان میں کوئی جگہ نہیں،لاہور کی ایک نجی ہاوسنگ سوسائٹی انتظامیہ نے امان اللہ کی قبر کی کھدائی رکوا دی۔۔
لواحقین نے وزیر اطلاعات پنجاب فیاض چوہان کو فون کیا،فیاض چوہان آئے تو انتظامیہ نے قبروں کی ترتیب کا بہانہ گھڑ لیا۔۔
افسوس۔۔صد افسوس۔۔ pic.twitter.com/l7iI9bBA6e
— Irshad Bhatti (@IrshadBhatti336) March 7, 2020
Artists of the entertainment industry including director Sarmad Khosa, actor Humayun Saeed, singer Hadiqa Kiani, commentator Rameez Raja, and designer Asim Jofa also expressed their grief over his passing of the gifted legend and shared memories spent with the legend.
King of comedian Amanullah’s Life
Born in 1950, Amanullah married thrice and leaves behind 14 children. His funeral service took place at the Paragon City of Lahore on Friday. Apart from his fans, a number of personalities from the showbiz and politics were present at his funeral prayer.