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Although, there are many artists who are not with us but there sweet memories are always around us in form of their films, documents pertaining to them. They remained present in the minds of their fans and will never be forgotten. All of us are obliged to all the artists who gave their best to amuse and entertain us. Since they are no more with us so leaving aside their personal life, let pray for them and Join us in praying that Allah Almighty bestow His blessings upon them and rest the departed souls in eternal peace.

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May Allah in His infinite mercy bless the departed soul and rest the departed souls in eternal peace. Those who died recently may Almighty give members of the bereaved family strength to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude. (Pray according to your faith / believe). Muslim viewers, may recite Sorat Fateha with Sorat Ikhlas thrice along with Darood shareef for their Maghfarat and higher places in Janat -ul- Firdous (Heaven), (Ameen)

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Just to remind the death anniversary of cinematic personalities, leaving aside if they were significant or an ordinary artist, mpaopShas formulated a special obituary page covering their death, funeral and other details like grave’s image etc (if available). Moreover, the death anniversary dates are consolidated in such a fashion that it can be accessed through different categories.

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Recent Obituaries-2019

Artist who are no more with us and left us in the current year are mentioned as under, if wants to know about the details of previous obituaries, please click here:-

Zaheen Tahira

July 9, 2019
Legendary Pakistani actress Zaheen Tahira passed away in Karachi on July 8, 2019, she was 79. She was admitted to a city-based hospital last month due to cardiac issues. Laterly, put on a ventilator and was then shifted to the critical care unit (CCU).Zaheen Tahira was one of the most senior actors in the history of Pakistan’s television, Tahira starred in over 700 drama serials in lead and supporting roles. She was known for playing strong characters mainly on Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) Karachi center from the late 1960s to 1980s. Tahira fronted Pakistan’s record breaking serial “Khuda Ki Basti” in 1969 by Shaukat Siddiqui. The show went on to get its re-telecasts in 1974 and 1990. Zaheen Tahira received the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in recognition of her work in the Pakistani entertainment industry in 2013.

 

Liaqat Major

June 22, 2019
Famed comedy actor of Pashto films Liaqat Ali Khan, commonly known as Liaqat Major died of cardiac arrest in Lahore on June 21, 2019, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Nowshera Kalan on June 22, 2019. He was sixty eight at the time of his death.. Read More »

 

Dr. Anwar Sajjad

June 6, 2019
Acclaimed playwright and fiction writer Dr. Anwar Sajjad passed away in Lahore on June 6, 2019. He spent his final hours at his residence on Raiwind Lahore and breathed his last after a prolonged illness. He was laid to rest at the Miani Sahib graveyard here on June 7, 2019. The 84 years old deceased is survived by his widow and a daughter. Read More »

 

Saleem Hassan

June 2, 2019
Senior film actor Saleem Hassan died in road accident on June 2, 2019 at Lahore. He was basically a supporting actor of Punjabi films as he never appeared in lead role of any film.

 

Niaz Ahmed

May 28, 2019
Renowned singer and composer Niaz Ahmed Khan passed away in Lahore on May 29, 2019.
Niaz Ahmed had been sick for a long time, making him unable to remain in touch with the music industry. His condition further deteriorated on May 28, 2019 following which he was put on a ventilator but he breathed his last in afternoon on next day. Niaz Ahmed is ranked among the finest music directors of Pakistan as he has composed songs for a number of acclaimed singers like Madam Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hassan and Ghulam Ali.He belongs to the ‘Kirana Gharana’ and was groomed by his uncle, Ustad Maulana Abdus Shakoor Khan. Niaz Ahmed was awarded the President of Pakistan’s Civil Award Pride of Performance in 2014.

 

Abdul Khaliq

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May 28, 2019
Former film distributor Abdul Khaliq died on May 28, 2019 at Lahore.

 

Sharif Ali

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May 10, 2019
Former film writer and director Sharif Ali died on May 10, 2019 at Lahore at the age of 75. During his film career although he directed very few films like Babul Mor Muharan in 1974, 100 Rifles, Sheesh Nagin and written the story of Ik Aur Love Story which was starred by popular singer Sajjad Ali..

 

Anis-ur-Rehman

April 28, 2019
Veteran comedy actor Anis-ur-Rahman, popularly known as Anis had died in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He breathed his last at the age of 78 at his Tikatuli residence on April 28, 2019. Anis was suffering from old-age complications for long time. The first namaz-e-janaza of the popular comedian took place at Tikatuli Jamia Mosque April 29, 2019. Later, his body was taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (FDC) where his second janaza was held. Then, he was laid to rest at his family graveyard at Ballabpur village of Feni’s Chagolnaiyya April 29, 2019 after the third namaz-e-janaza. Anisur Rahman started his acting career in 1963. His first released film was Ei to Jibon directed by Zillur Rahman. Then, he never looked back and performed over 250 films. Anis acted in many programmes on Bangladesh Television since its inception. He was a theatre actor too. He rose to fame in the genre playing the character Ghulam Hussain in the play Nawab Siraj-ud-Doula.Ei to Jibon, Poishe, Mala, Jorina Sundori, Jongli Maye, Madhumala, Bhanumati, Padma Nadir Majhi, Shurja Othar Age, Odhikar, Anger, Barood, Ghor- Shongsar, Emiler Goenda Bahini, Puroshker, Lal Kajol, Nirdosh, Shanai, Ujan- Bhati, Talak are some of films on his credential.

 

Seema

March 14, 2019

Former film actress Seema died on March 14, 2019 in Lahore. Seema was her film name whereas her actual name was Shamim Kousar. She started her film career from Urdu film Meh Khana which was released September 4, 1964. Mostly she appeared in second or supportive roles in her young age whereas afterward she played the character actor roles in Punjabi film like Moula Jat in which she played the role of Bhabi of Sultan Rahi. Seema‘s childless matrimonial life was proved a failure so she spent her last years in hand to mouth situation.

 

Nazneen

February 7, 2019

Veteran film actress Nazneen took her last breath on February 7, 2019 in Bangladesh. Nazneen was Bengali actress who appeared in many Urdu films which were produced at Dhaka, East Pakistan now Bangladesh.

 

Khawar Butt

February 5, 2019

Veteran film actor Khawar Butt died on February 5, 2019 in Lahore after heart attack. His funeral prayers were held at after Zuhar prayers on same day and was buried at Miani sahib grave yard, Lahore.

 

Rohi Bano

January 25, 2019

Veteran film and TV actress Roohi Bano passed away on January 25, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey due to kidney failure. She was also suffering from schizophrenia since the death of her son and had been on the ventilator at the time of her demise……. Read More » 

 

Ghulab Chandio

January 18, 2019

Well-known actor Ghulab Chandio died on January 18, 2019 at his home in Karachi after a long illness at the age of sixty one. According to his sons, Mr Chandio was a heart patient with chronic diabetes. His family rushed him to a hospital from their house in Gulshan when his condition deteriorated. However, on their arrival at the hospital, the doctors pronounced him dead. He is survived by four daughters and two sons. Burial rituals were held at his ancestral graveyard in Nawabshah (Sindh)…… Read More » 

 

  


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