Veteran Pakistani actor Zaheen Tahira has been hospitalized in Karachi on Sunday following a cardiac attack and is currently on ventilator support, according to local media reports.
After news of the illness, several celebrities took to social media to pray for the speedy recovery of the actor who rose to fame playing the lead role of mother in the hugely popular TV serial ‘Khudha Ki Basti‘ and has subsequently played the innocent and suffering mother and grandmother on many serials that enjoyed popularity in the subcontinent. The 70-year-old actor was born in Lucknow.
The legendary actor started her career in the 1960s and dominated television screens TV screens till the 1980s portraying strong characters mainly from PTV Karachi centre.
Tahira has also produced and directed a few television series.