One of Pakistan’s funniest and well known comedian Sikandar Sanam, who was recently diagnosed with liver cancer, passed away on Monday.
We learned about Sanam’s death from a close associate of his. The news was further confirmed by someone close to Furqan Haider – current owner of City Auditorium.
“He [Sanam] passed away this afternoon. The body will arrive in Karachi from Nawabshah within four hours,” Haider’s close associate said.
The actor was admitted to Karachi’s Aga Khan University hospital in September. He was later discharged from the facility.
Haider, the man who claims to have introduced Sanam to the world of theater had earlier informed the media that Pakistani channel ARY Digital was trying to arrange for him to be treated at one of the best hospitals in Mumbai, which is known for curing a large number of patients suffering from cancer.
Sanam was known for his parodies of famous Bollywood movies.