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Rafi Khawar (Urdu: رفیع خاور) (died June 3, 1986) popularly known as Nanna (Urdu: ننھا), was a renowned comedy actor of Pakistani films and tv drama. His first Urdu film was Watan ka Sipahi, released in 1966. Nanna got breakthrough from film Noukar in 1975. He was hero in film Tehka Pehlwan in 1979 and same year his film Dubai Chalo was super hit on box office. His pair with Ali Ejaz was popular since film Insaniyat in 1967.

He was regarded as an exceptional comedy talent and for many years was the star of the hit TV show " Alif Noon" that ran across three seasons during the 70s and 80s. He was murdered in 1986. A little known actress called Nazli tried to discredit him by spreading rumours of a supposed love affair, to further her career. His death is shrouded by mystery and was never properly investigated, the Pakistani police openly accepting bribes. He was a familiar face, well known and loved by all. He was a respected figure in his community.

Filmography

Year Film
1975 Naukar
1979 Dubai Chalo
1980 Sohra Te Jawai
1981 Sala Sahib
1982 Dostana
Naukar Te Malik
1983 Sona Chandi
1985 Choorian

Awards

Year Award Group Film Result
1977 Nigar Award Best Supporting Actor Bharosa Won
1983 Nigar Award Best Comedian Love Story Won

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