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Veteran Pakistani Actress Zaheen Tahira Passes Away at 79

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Veteran Pakistani actress Zaheen Tahira passed away in Karachi on Tuesday at the age of 79.

She was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition due to cardiac arrest. The Khuda Ki Basti actress was put on a ventilator and was last shifted to the CCU.

According to family sources, Zaheen Tahira was in the hospital for the past two weeks as she kept fighting till her last breath.

The news of her illness surfaced on the internet when famous celebrities requested their followers on social media to pray for the iconic actress last month.

Celebrities and her followers are saddened to hear about her demise and they are sending their condolences to the family


Having worked for our entertainment industry for decades, Zaheen Tahira was one of the most senior and beloved actresses of Pakistan. She served Pakistan film and television industry as actor, producer, and director. She also worked on stage and for Radio Pakistan.

Zaheen Tahira appeared in as many as 700 drama serials up till now in lead and supporting roles.

The super hit actress of the 1970s also received Tamgha-e-Imtiaz IN 2013 by the President of Pakistan in recognition of her services to our entertainment industry. The same year she also won the Hum Award for Lifetime Achievement in Television.

Here is a throwback to some of her iconic projects in Pakistan entertainment industry.

  •     Khuda Ki Basti
  •     Hajj e Akbar
  •     Show Shaa
  •     Manzil
  •     Murad
  •     Dil, Diya, Dehleez
  •     Tair e Lahooti
  •     Anokha Bandhan
  •     Noorpur Ki Rani
  •     Sentenced for Love
  •     Dowry List


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