Motion Pictures Archive of Pakistan




You will be always in our memories

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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Join us to Pray for those who are no more with us…..

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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Find / Search of Demise date (Death Anniversary) of any Artist

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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Find / Search Demise date (Death Anniversary) of any Artist »

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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:-


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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Dear Viewers,

Undoubtedly, all the artists and professionals of cine-world have indeed worked very hard, spent their days and nights in making motion pictures just to amuse and entertain us. Some of their film work proved to be a master piece but what so ever their business status was; one factor is established that it is now part of our cultural history. Unfortunately, mostly their work being destroyed just because of the mentioned reasons while negating its importance. Thus there is dire need to do some arrangements to preserve it with the same zeal and enthusiasm what rest of the world is doing.



"Now its our obligatory compulsion to preserve their work, you may also contribute and assist mpaop in preserving and restoring our cultural heritage by sharing some information, if you possess in shape of documents, film prints (any format like 8, 16, 35mm, videos etc). In this regard if you have some query or you can be of any help in this cause please Contact here…! "



Further more, in case of any inaccuracy, omission, addition, deletion, or submission, please assist mpaop in updating the information, your due participation in preserving the national heritage would be highly appreciated and after its analysis /approval by the research team, your contribution would immediately be reflected on this page with due veneration.

Thank you & profound regards,



Curator mpaop (Motion Picture Archive of Pakistan)

Tahir Nadeem


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