According to Motorway police, Rauf Khalid received serious injures in a traffic accident near Sheikhupura as he was coming to Islamabad from Lahore via motorway.
Reports said the tyre of his car burst and it crashed into roadside fence, killing Rauf on the spot.
The late actor was son-in-law of late provincial minister Syed Zafar Ali Shah and brother-in-law of Provincial Minister for Health Syed Zahir Shah.
He is survived by a wife two sons and a daughter.
According to the family sources, his Namaz-e-Janaza would be offered after Juma prayer at the residence of Syed Zahir Ali Shah at Shami Road here.
He was a creator and writer of Famous Pakistani Drama “Angar Wadi” and “Laag”. He also wrote a popular Pakistan television drama Maddar in 1989.
He partially directed thriller, Madaar, a seven-episode serial exposing drug trafficking, telecast from PTV Quetta centre. In 1991, he wrote Guest House a 52-episode comedy series that turned out to be a popular comedy series for PTV.
The Ex-serviceman (bureaucrat), Rauf Khalid was known for his Kashmir based patriotic plays. Besides, Rauf Khalid was a painter, lyricist, speaker and educationist.
His paintings have been exhibited in the World Fine Art Gallery at New York and the Omma Art Gallery in Crete Greece. He remained a student Islamia College Peshawar.
Rauf Khalid released his debut film Laaj, as (writer, director, producer and actor). The film Laaj won 12 Bolan Awards, 14 Graduate Awards, 4 National Film Awards and Luxstyle Award. In 2008, Rauf Khalid also produced his third television serial ‘Mishaal’ as writer and director.
Rauf was the founder President and Chancellor of the National Institute of Cultural Studies, Lok Virsa Islamabad. He also owns a chain of eastern restaurants the Virsa the Heritage Cafe.