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Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan
Murtaza Hassan (c. 1955 - 11 April 2011), more commonly known by his stage name Mastana, was a Pakistani comedian, senior famous for his stage work. He worked in many stage shows like larri adda, yaro main luteya geya.
Murtaza Hassan was born in Gujranwala and raised in Lahore, before becoming a top comedian in famous Lahore theater. He has worked in more than 2,000 stage dramas in Lahore and in many different cities, Countries. He gained national popularity for his role of Uncle Keyon on the television series Shabdeg. His co-stars, throughout his career, included such actors as Khalid Abbas Dar, Babbu Baral, Naseem Vicky, Sohail Ahmed, Tariq Teddy, Iftikhar Thakur, Amanat Chan, Amanullah, Albella and Abid Khan Shoki Khan Qavi Khan Umer Shareef Moin Akhter. His famous role was " Uncle Q" and that was his serious role.
Murtaza Hassan died on 11 April 2011, at the Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur. He was believed to be 57 years old. He had been suffering from Hepatitis C. He was survived by his widow and a son, Hafiz M Saad Hassan.