To Aapke Abba Harmonium Bajate hai?
Nahi, Hamare Abba Harmonium Khate h.
Since Last week, these two lines have gone viral everywhere on Social Media.
Watch #HarmoniumWaleChacha Viral Video Here:
After becoming famous on Social Media as “Gussail Chacha“, the memes of this character created sensation everywhere.
In the Viral Video, you must have seen two people. One is Anwar Maqsood who is interviewing and another is Moin Akhtar who is giving interview as Harmonium Wale Chacha.
Harmonium Wale Chacha does not know how to play harmonium but has arrived in the Talk Show and teased the Melody with a Takiyakalam:
“Abbey Saale, Maaf Kijiyega.. Gusse Me Thoda Idhar Udhar Nikal Jaata Hun”
Real Life Kissa-Kahani of Viral Harmonium Wale Chacha
So in this Article, Entertainry will tell you few Kisse-kahani of Harmonium Wale Chacha who is Moin Akhtar.
At this moment, this Great Man is not with us in this world. In 2011, he left the world.
But before that, for 40 years this man kept narrating Hot Humour among the people of Pakistan.
This Legendary Comedian was born in 1950 in Karachi, Pakistan. At the time of India-Pakistan Partition, his father went to Pakistan from Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Since Childhood, Moin was very fond of Acting and Mimicry. So, he also used to take part in Dramas and Plays too.
At the age of 16, Moin became a Stand-up Comedian and in a very short time period, his outstanding humorist talent made him star of Pakistan’s Hit TV Show.
The etiquette and admirable humorist style of this legend remains unmatched and his jokes always attempted to avoid vulgar jokes which made him extremely popular Comedy King.
The Hollywood Film, Tootsie released in 1982 in which Dustin Hoffman portrays Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who finds himself dressing up as a woman to land a role on a soap opera.
Inspired by this Hollywood Film, Pakistani Filmmakers made a TV Series named Rosy and Moin was selected to portray the character of Rosy in it.
Many people accept that Moin portrayed the character of a girl better than Dustin Hoffman. After this TV Series, he became a Television Icon through this screen persona, Rosy.
The TV programs Eid Train and Half Plate were also too famous.
Moin Akhtar was not only a Comedian as he also pulled legs of Pakistani Government and Society with the color of humor.
He did one of the popular TV Show named Loose Talk together with Anwar Maqsood.
The Viral Video is also from this Show. Moin and Anwar telecast more than 400 episodes of this famous Talk Show. In this Show, Anwar Maqsood used to be an Interviewer and Moin Akhtar used to come in different characters to give interviews. With his excellent humor, audience get polled and tossed with unstoppable laughter.
Akhtar was one of the few people in Pakistan who never leaves any effort to taunt Pakistan’s politics with humor.
Former Presidents of Pakistan, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and Parvez Musharraf also came into the show hosted by this Great Comedian.
This legend was also close to Bollywood Stars as you will find his many pictures on Internet with different Bollywood Stars like Govinda, Anupam Kher and Rishi Kapoor.
In 1996, Pakistan Government awarded him with ‘Pride of Performance’ and in 2011, with ‘Sitare-e-Imtiaz’. The talent of this great person was not limited to Comedy only, but was also an admirable Singer.
On 22 April, 2011, this Kohinoor of Pakistan died in Karachi due to heart attack and his death left his fans in deep grief. Pakistan was saddened by his death, but people across the border from India also wrote tearful words for this Great Man. Javed Akhtar and Daler Mehendi also expressed grief on his death.
Akhtar was once asked in an Interview that how he sees his contribution in the field of Pakistan’s Story Comedy. Then, he said that it was all part of his life and it was not easy to live with all these. But one day, people will also say that “Tha Ek Shakhs Jisne Ye Kiya Aur Behad Hi Alag Tarike Se Kiya”.
There is a famous Gallery in London named “Madame Tussauds”, which is known to display wax statue of worldwide celebrities those became the Icon in their respective fields.
According to Reports, Museum wished to display the wax statue of Moin Akhtar too, but his Family denied for this. If the Family has approved, then Akhtar could be the first Pakistani Celebrity whose wax statue would have been displayed in this famous Museum.
Moin Akhtar’s Son, Shareel Akhtar wrote an Article for a Pakistani Newspaper named ‘Dawn’. In the Article, he shared the unforgettable memories of his Father. He also shared a happening about his father that once happened. Once his Grandfather, Muhammad Ebrahim beaten his Father with belt after discovering that his son is pursuing a career in acting as back then this profession was considered as disgrace.
Image Source: Dawn.com
After 35 years of this incidence, when his father was getting ready for a show that would have the President of the country, General Pervez Musharraf, in its audience. His grandfather asked his father if he, too, could join.
His father replied, “Baba, there is a security protocol. The President’s security detail needs to be informed weeks in advance for such an arrangement. I do not know whether it will be possible.”
His grandfather said, “Tumhe kaun rokega?” (“Who will stop you?”)
But finally his grandfather accompanied his father to the show and he can only imagine what the moment must have been like when the President stood up to meet him and told his grandfather, “Your son is an asset to this nation”.
So, this is all about the Kissa-kahani of Harmonium Wale Chacha.
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