KARACHI: Well known playwright and comedian Athar Shah Khan Jedi has passed away in Karachi.
According to Athar Shah Khan’s family, he had been suffering from diabetes and kidney disease for a long time. He left behind a wife and four sons.
Athar Shah Khan, who rose to fame with his role as Jedi in the drama serial Wait, was educated in Lahore after completing his primary education in Lahore. Masters in Journalism from
Athar Shah Khan Jedi is considered one of the earliest television playwrights and artists.
Wait for Athar Shah Khan’s superhit drama series, Hello Hello, Let’s Go, Burger Family, Ashiana, Aap Janab, Jedi in Trouble, Problem House, Hi Jedi, How to Dream, How to Watch, Be Careful and other dramas.
In 2001, Athar Shah Khan Jedi was awarded the Pride of Performance Award by the Government of Pakistan. When Pakistan Television celebrated its Silver Jubilee, Athar Shah Khan Jedi was awarded the Gold Medal.