Veteran Pakistani actor Zaheen Tahira passes away at 70

Veteran Pakistani drama actor Zaheen Tahira handed away on Tuesday, her household confirmed, two weeks after she admitted to the intensive care unit following a serious cardiac arrest on June 23.

The Khuda Ki Basti actor was placed on the ventilator after struggling a coronary heart assault final month and had been within the hospital for the previous two weeks. Her grandson, particular results artist Danial Shahzad Khan, informed Geo Information she handed away early morning, round 5AM.

Tahira, who entered the leisure business within the mid-60s, was one of the beloved actresses of Pakistan. The veteran star has labored in the identical occupation for many years in numerous lead roles in over 700 dramas.

Following the guts assault, rumours associated to her loss of life had circulated on social media, which left her household involved. At the moment, she was within the coronary care unit (CCU).

The household of Tahira, 70, was trying ahead to her restoration after medical doctors on the hospital indicated that she could also be taken off the ventilator.

The actress was honoured with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2013 by then-president Asif Ali Zardari for her distinctive work within the Pakistani TV business.