Pakistani actor Zaheen Tahira dies at 79

She was put on a ventilator and was later shifted to the critical care unit (CCU). “My dado (grandmother) Zaheen Tahira has passed away,” Khan wrote. Advertising

According to The Express Tribune, the actor was admitted to a Karachi hospital last month due to cardiac issues. In 2013, she received the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in recognition of her work in the Pakistani entertainment industry. She was known for playing strong characters from the late 1960s to 1980s. 0
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Recently, the news of her recovery went viral on the Internet after Pakistan’s entertainment industry took to social media to send their prayers. The actor’s grandson Danial Shahzad Khan also shared the news on Facebook. The show was re-telecast in 1974 and 1990. Tahira fronted Pakistan’s record breaking serial Khuda Ki Basti by Shaukat Siddiqui. Zaheen Tahira starred in over 700 serials in lead and supporting roles.