Comedian Tariq Teddy passes away at 46.

Popular commercial theatre artist Tariq Teddy passed away on Saturday at the age of 46. The comedian was admitted to Farooq Hospital in Lahore due to a liver problem and was in need of a transplant. He is survived by a son.

Originally from Faisalabad, Teddy was laid to rest at Shah Fareed Darbar in Sabzazar Colony, Lahore. Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi expressed sorrow upon well-known comedian Teddy's death. He announced that Rs3 million will be allocated to his family as monetary aid. 'We will not leave the deceased's family alone at such a difficult time. As a comedian, he made a lot of people laugh and spread joy,' Elahi said in a statement.

Teddy's brother Shehbaz told Dawn earlier that he was admitted to the PKLI [Pakistan Kidney...

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