Ejaz Durrani, the senior actor of Pakistan film industry and husband of Madam Noor Jahan, has passed away at the age of 88 after a long illness.
According to the family, Ejaz Durrani was 88 years old. He was ill for a long time. After the Zuhr prayer, the funeral prayer of Ejaz Durrani will be offered in Garden Town.
Ejaz Durrani had played the role of Ranjha in the film ‘Heer Ranjha’.
Ejaz was born in 1935 in a village near Jalalpur Jattan. He was introduced as a supporting actor in director Manshi Dal’s film ‘Hamida’.
He was also a side hero in filmmaker Dawood Chand’s Urdu film ‘Mirza Sahiba’. However, his first film as a hero was in the 1957 release ‘Bada Aadmi’, which was directed by Humayun Mirza.
As well as being a successful box office actor. Ejaz proved to be a very successful distributor. And also a master of planning with excellent skills in the art of filmmaking.
Films like ‘Dosti’, ‘Heer Ranjha’, ‘Sholay’ which are shocking at the box office are to his credit as a filmmaker.
He married first to Malika Taranum Noor Jahan and second to Firdous, but both marriages ended in divorce.