Relatives of Qadir Farookh, one of the country's most renowned cinema and theater actors, said Monday that Farrokh died Sunday night.
Farukh was bedridden with sickness for a long time, according to Farukh’s relatives, who said he died of heart disease in a hospital in Turkey.
73-year-old Farukh was born in 1947 in the Bagh-e-Alimardan area of PD1, Kabul city.
Farukh had nine children, relatives said.
Farukh is the son of Farookh Afandi, a painter, musician, jazz orchestra leader and founder of an Afghan musical notation system.