2019 turned out to be the year full of good news and bad news. Many celebrities tied the knot to began a new chapter of their life, on the other hand, many renowned celebrities took their last breath and left people into tears.
Here is a list of all those celebrities who passed away in the year 2019.
Renowned TV and film actress Roohi Bano passed away in the beginning of the year on 25th January, 2019 while undergoing treatment in Turkey.
One of Pakistan’s veteran actor Gulab Chandio passed away at the age of 61 on 19th January, 2019 at his home in Karachi after a long illness. Chandio’s first attained fame was for his role in Sindhi plays during the television’s golden era in the 1980s.
On September 5, Pakistan lost its biggest superstar Abid Ali at the age of 67 in Karachi’s private hospital after a prolonged liver disease. Abid Ali started his successful career as an actor with the PTV drama ‘Jhok Sial’ in 1973.
Pakistan’s first female VJ took her last breath on August 28, 2019 at a private hospital in Clifton, Karachi after a long battle with cancer. Faisal, was popularly known as Nienie and she had been in the media industry for 20 years.
Veteran actor Ismail Changezi left this world in July 22, 2019. Changezi had acted in many dramas as a supporting actor and is known for the portrayal of negative roles. His exceptional performance can be clearly seen in Jangloos, Mandi, God Father, Ankahi, Zero Point and Fifty Fifty among others.
Another celebrity who left her fans in tears was Zaheen Tahir, who took her last breath on July 9, 2019 at the age of 79. She contributed her 50 years of life in Pakistan’s entertainment industry. Her famous plays include Amawas, She Jee, Chaandni Raatain, Dil Diya Dehleez, Tair-e-Lahooti, Masi Aur Malka, Meray Qatil Meray Dildar, Umm-i-Kulsoom. Babban Khala Ki Betiyan was her last drama serial in which she played the titular mother of six daughters.
Famous singer Shahnaz Begum lost her life due cardiac arrest on 25th March, 2019. The singer was famous for her national song Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan. Apart from that, she sang another famous national song Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhey in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Pashto actress Lubna Gulalai was murdered after violence by an acquaintance/admirer in Mardan on 25th February, 2019.