LAHORE: Renowned columnist, laureate and drama writer Dr Anwar Sajjad has been laid to rest here on Friday.

Anwar Sajjad was battling through poverty and diseases since long.

Sajjad’s funerals were attended by several actors and media figures.

Earlier, it was reported on in several channels and newspapers reported that famous drama writer Anwar Sajjad known as God of Literature has sought help from the government.

However, the family denied any such claims by the renowned writer and told the Sindh Post that the claims were fabricated by his first wife.