Liaquat Ali born in 1952 and started his acting career in 1973, was a stage and television comedy actor, writer, and director. Overseas, he worked in the United States, Dubai and South Africa.
He featured in over 250 plays and co-starred with many famous theater personalities, including Moin Akhtar, Furqan Haider, Umer Sharif, Hanif Raja and Shahzad Raza.
He came from a modest, low-income family of Marwari background in Karachi.Soldier’s unusual last name was given to him by his friend Nazar Hussain, a stage artist. Soldier died of a heart attack at the age of 58 on March, 30, 2011, before his immediate death, he was reportedly participating in a live TV show during a special transmission of the semi-final between India and Pakistan of the 2011 Cricket World Cup and had died.
His death was called “a big loss to the world of comedy dramas”, while, a friend described him as not only a good actor but a “humble, good person.”