WEB DESK: The third death anniversary of legendary comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, popularly known as Lehri, was marked on Sunday.
He passed away on this day in 2012 after suffering from ill health for about 25 years. Lehri was one of the greatest comedians who started his film career in 1950s which in the 1980s. He won the Nigar Award for around a dozen films.
Lehri’s first film “Anokhi” was released in 1956, and his last production was “Dhanak” in 1986, a news channel reported. The vast majority of his films have been in Urdu, though he did perform in a few Punjabi productions. He acted in 225 films.