Iqbal Kashmiri, a senior director in the Pakistan film industry, has died after suffering a kidney ailment.
Iqbal Kashmiri has been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Lahore for the past one week. He was suffering from kidney disease but despite treatment in the hospital, his condition worsened and he could not recover. Director Iqbal Kashmiri has left behind 4 daughters and 2 sons in his mourning.
His family members say that the time for Iqbal Kashmiri's funeral prayers and burial will be decided on the arrival of the children from abroad. Iqbal Kashmiri's first film as a director was "Taxi Driver" which was released in 1970.
He also directed 84 films including 'Babylon', 'Zadi', 'Banarasi Thug', 'Sharif Badmaash', 'Hum Ek Hain' and 'Ghar Kab Aao Ge'
People associated with the film industry have also expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Pakistan's famous and senior director Iqbal Kashmiri.