Talat Hussain

Veteran actor Talat Hussain battles dementia, Faysal Quraishi visits him

In a recent Instagram post by popular Pakistani actor and host Faysal Quraishi, it has been officially confirmed that veteran actor Talat Hussain is suffering from dementia. Known for her prolific career spanning decades, the 83-year-old icon is a beloved figure on television, screen, and stage.

As reported by Express-News, the confirmation came after Faysal Talat visited his wife and producer Sana. The Fitoor actor shared a video of the visit in which he reveals details of his upcoming film to the legendary actor and how he lovingly reacts to it.

“I feel very good. He is a very good boy,” Talat noted as he held Faysal’s hand. The veteran star expressed his appreciation for the visit and was accompanied by his wife, Rakhshanda Hussain, who further congratulated Faysal. “He’s our son; remember, we said that when we met him on the morning show,” she gently recalled.

Faysal announced that he would soon fly to Lahore for his next film, after which Talat responded enthusiastically, saying everyone should “get ready for it”. In the caption of the video contribution to IG, the Farq star wrote: “Talat Hussain’s love and prayers will always stay with me. “May Allah always make him smile like that. “

Sana Faysal also posted a series of pictures from the day with the distressed actor on Instagram. At the meeting, she wrote a short note in the caption detailing her feelings. “It is an honor for me to meet the legendary Talat Hussain Sahab. I have seen it on television since I was a child,” said the producer.

She continued: “A true luminary of Pakistan’s media landscape, his contributions, from his gripping dramas to his insightful writings, have left an indelible mark. » Despite his battle with dementia, his mind remains strong. May Allah grant him good health.

Before Faysal and Sana’s visit, the veteran actor’s daughter Tazeen Hussain had spoken about her struggle with her deteriorating mental and physical health in an interview with a private television channel. She revealed that her father suffered from amnesia and could remember fewer and fewer people and their names. Tazeen urged his fans to pray for his father’s recovery.

Dementia is a term that describes a group of symptoms that affect memory, thinking and social skills. It is not a specific disease, but rather a collective term for diseases that affect cognitive functions. Symptoms include memory loss, difficulty thinking, and difficulty performing daily activities.