The entertainment fraternity of Pakistan is reeling from the sad demise of the esteemed patriarch of the Siddiqui family, father of celebrated actor Asad Siddiqui, and father-in-law of the talented actress Zara Noor Abbas.
The 85-year-old departed from this world last night, leaving behind a legacy of love and wisdom.
Taking to the popular social media platform Instagram, the grieving duo, Asad Siddiqui and Zara Noor Abbas, shared a heartfelt post announcing the unfortunate news.
They expressed their profound sorrow and informed their followers that the funeral prayers will be held tomorrow, Thursday, following the afternoon prayer.
In a poignant Instagram Story, Asad Siddiqui poured out his emotions, stating, "Last night, I lost my canopy, my courage, my strength, my everything. We have lost our father, the most powerful pillar of our family."
The loss has left a deep void in their lives, as Abu, as he was affectionately known, was a beacon of unconditional love, wisdom, and courage for the family. Asad Siddiqui expressed that his father's 85 years of life will forever serve as an inspiration.
The funeral prayers for the departed soul will take place at the local mosque in the DHA area of Karachi tomorrow, with prayers and condolences pouring in from fans and well-wishers. Asad Siddiqui humbly requested everyone to keep his late father and their grieving family in their prayers during this challenging time.
Meanwhile, Zara Noor Abbas shared her grief on Instagram, posting a picture of her father and father-in-law together, reminiscing about the love they shared.
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Social media users and fellow artists joined in expressing their condolences, reflecting the widespread respect and admiration for the Siddiqui family during this time of mourning.