LAHORE< June14, Veteran film star Sabiha Khanum passed away last night in America, the deceased family confirmed. The Sabiha’s granddaughter confirmed the news on tweeter and Facebook.
The deceased granddaughter in her Facebook message st6ated that “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the demise of our beautiful and beloved Sabiha Raza (Sabiha Khanum) who passed away earlier today,( June 13th, 2020. She returned to Allah (SWT) very peacefully and was surrounded by her loving immediate family in her last moments.
“We know that she was loved by so many people and we have been receiving countless messages and calls. We ask that you be patient with us as we grieve her loss and respond to you all. We humbly request no in person visits to our home due to our safety and yours.”
Sabiha Khanum was known as the First Lady of Pakistan’s silver screen, earning a Pride of Performance in 1986 for her work. Some of her best films included Ayaz (1960), Saath Laakh (1957), Kaneez (1965), Anjuman (1970), Tehzeeb (1971) .Fans, followers and members of the current industry remembering her for her contribution to local cinema.