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Zahoor Ul Akhlaq's Death

Born (Birthday) February 4, 1941

Death Date January 18, 1999

Age of Death 57 years

Cause of Death Murder

Profession Painter

The painter Zahoor Ul Akhlaq died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Pioneering artist who was honored by the Pakistan Post as one of the nation’s top ten painters.

He was born in Delhi, India, and was the oldest of 11 children. He married Sheherezade Alam in 1971. The couple raised two daughters. He and his oldest daughter Jahanara were shot in 1999 while at home.

Akhlaq along with his elder daughter, Jahanara, was shot dead in their Lahore home on 18 January 1999 by a visiting acquaintance, Shahzad Butt, a roti merchant of the city. The killer could give no reason for having turned his gun on them.