Legendary Personalities Who Died in 2021

Rahimullah Yousafzai, who belonged to the world of journalism, passed away on September 9, 2021 at the age of 67. Rahimullah Yousafzai was born on September 10, 1956, in Katling Tehsil, a village on the outskirts of Mardan. He became famous after his interview with Osama bin Laden. In addition, Rahimullah Yousafzai was an expert on Afghan affairs and the first Pakistani journalist to interview Mullah Omar. In recognition of his journalistic services, the Government of Pakistan awarded Rahimullah Yousafzai the Medal of Distinction in 2004 and the Star of Distinction in 2001.

Writer, speaker and thinker Maulana Wahiduddin Khan died on April 21 at the age of 96 in a New Delhi hospital. Maulana Wahiduddin was born on January 1, 1925 in Pratapgarh. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan spent his entire life trying to create harmony among Muslims and other religions. He was awarded many honors in India for his talents. In January 2021, he was awarded India’s second highest civilian honor, the Padma Bhushan. Apart from this, Maulana Sahib was awarded National Solidarity Award, Communal Harmony Award, Delhi Award and many more such awards.

Usman Kakar was born on July 21, 1961 in Muslim Bagh, Balochistan. He was the leader of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party and a member of the Senate from 2015 to 2021. On June 17, 2021, Usman Kakar was found unconscious in his house and was bleeding from his head. Usman Kakar passed away on June 21, 2021.

Omar Sharif’s real name was Muhammad Omar who was a famous Pakistani theater, stage, film and TV actor. Omar Sharif was born on April 19, 1955 in Liaquatabad area of ​​Karachi. He was a legendary actor who brought smiles on people’s faces till the last days of his life. He introduced the unique trend of comedy. He gained popularity not only in Pakistan but also in neighboring India, always keeping his place in the top spot. In return for his services, he was awarded several honors, including the Nigar Award and the Medal of Distinction. On October 2, 2021, at the age of 66, Omar Sharif said goodbye to his fans forever.

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In the year 2021, Muhammad Yousuf alias Dilip Kumar, who belonged to the world of acting, also passed away leaving millions of hearts sad. Dilip Kumar, whose birth name was Muhammad Yusuf. Born on December 11, 1922 in Qissa Khawani Bazaar, Peshawar. Moved to Mumbai on business with his family in 1935. Initially, Yusuf Khan was a florist. These include the names of hit movies like On, Devdas, Karma, Sodagar. Dilip Kumar has been dubbed the Emperor of Emotions for his performance. He was also awarded Pakistan’s highest civilian honor, the Nishan-e-Pakistan, by the Pakistani government in 1998. Bollywood kingpin Dilip Kumar died on July 7, 2021 at the age of 98 after an incurable disease like cancer.

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan is one of the personalities who got the honor of making an atom bomb for his homeland. Abdul Qadeer Khan was born in 1936 in Bhopal, India. Abdul Qadeer Khan was awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz and many other honors for his services. Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan passed away on October 10, 2021.

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