Renowned Actress ‘Roohi Bano’ Remembered on 5th Death Anniversary

Thu Jan 25 2024
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ISLAMABAD: The fifth death anniversary of famous Pakistani television and film actress ‘Roohi Bano’ was observed on Thursday.

She was born in Karachi on August 10, 1951. Her father was renowned Tabla Nawaz Allah Rakha Khan.

She started her showbiz career after obtaining the degree of Masters in Psychology from Punjab University and literally ruled the Pakistani drama industry during 70s and 80s.

Her dramas include, ‘Zair Zabar Paish’, ‘Karan Kahani’, ‘Karavan’, ‘Sanual Mor Mahaar’, ‘Phool Walon Ki’, ‘Kanch Ka Pul’, ‘Dhund’, ‘Saraab’, ‘Zard Gulab’,’Qalaa Kahani’, ‘Pakki Haveli’ and ‘Darwaaza’.

She also acted in many films including Zameer, Insan, Anari, Tery Sapnay, Naukar, Zeenat, Pehchan, Bara Aadmi, Dil aik Khilona, Gonch Uthi Shehnai’, ‘Raste Ka Patthar’, ‘Dushman ki Talash, ‘Aaj Ka Insan’, ‘Tippu Sultan’ and ‘Ferishta’.

The Government of Pakistan recognizing her services to entertainment indursty awarded her Pride of Performance in 1981.

She was mentally upset and diagnosed with schizophrenia after her son’s murder by unknown killers. She remained under treatment in a hospital in Istanbul where she died on January 25, 2019.

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