She had a cardiac arrest
Iconic actor Zaheen Tahira has been admitted to a hospital in Karachi.
She was hospitalised after suffering a major cardiac arrest on Sunday.
Actor Imran Abbas took to Twitter to ask people to pray for her recovery.
The Legendary Actress Zaheen Tahira admitted in Agha Khan Hospital due to serious heart attack. And She Needs Our Prayers As She Is On Ventilator. Please Pray for her recovery. https://t.co/lJtVbMjshP
— Imran Abbas (@ImranAbbas) June 23, 2019
Tahira joined the entertainment industry in the 1960s. She was honoured with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2013 for her work in the Pakistan television industry.
She dominated onscreen television in the late 60s, 70s and 80s, mainly appearing on PTV. The iconic actor is popular for her lead role in Pakistan’s record breaking serial Khuda Ki Basti. Other popular drama serials to her credit include Aroosa, Des Pardes, Kali Ankhain, Kahaaniyan and Malka.
The veteran star has also produced and directed a few television serials.
Several stars from the showbiz industry have come together on social media after news surfaced of Tahira’s health to send her love and prayers.