Remember Angar Wadi Actor Rauf Khalid

Rauf Khalid (19 December 1957 – 24 November 2011) was a film maker, actor and PTV writer/director. While he was still a college student, began writing for Radio Pakistan.
An ex-serviceman and bureaucrat, he worked in films and television plays after attending Islamia College University, Peshawar. In 1989, he wrote and partially directed Madaar, a seven-episode serial exposing drug trafficking, telecast from Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) – Quetta Center. In 1991, he wrote Guest House (TV series), a 52-episode comedy series.
In 1995, Rauf Khalid directed super hit “Angar Wadi”, a 15-episode serial for which he was an actor and a producer apart from writing it. In 1998, Khalid made Laag, a 27-episodes serial (he wrote, directed, produced and acted in it). In 2003, Rauf Khalid released Laaj, his debut film. Although it reportedly did poorly at the box office, it won 12 Bolan Awards, 14 Graduate Awards, 4 National Film Awards and the Lux Style Awards.
In 2007, Rauf Khalid established a College of TV and Film Direction in Lok Virsa, Shakarparian, Islamabad. He was the chairman of the National Institute of Cultural Studies, Islamabad. In 2008, Khalid made his third television serial (Mishaal), for which he served as writer, director and producer.
His paintings have been exhibited in the World Fine Art Gallery, New York City and the Omma Art Gallery in Crete, Greece.
Rauf Khalid died on 24 November 2011, aged 53, in a traffic accident near Sheikhupura as he was coming to Islamabad from Lahore via the M-2 motorway. Among the survivors are his wife Rubina Khalid, two sons and a daughter. His funeral prayer was offered in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He was married to the senator Rubina Khalid.