Son of Ibne Insha passes away, reason of death revealed

Published: October 16, 2017

Director Roomi Insha, son of popular Urdu columnist, poet and writer Ibne Insha, passed away on Monday in Karachi, due to a heart attack, his wife Saima Siddiqui confirmed to The Express Tribune.


“He had been unwell recently and today at around 12 or 1 in the afternoon, he suffered a major stroke,” she said. “He was taken to the South City Hospital but couldn’t be revived.”

Ibne Insha – the wanderer of Chand Nagar

Siddiqui said that Roomi’s mother Shakila Insha passed away last month and that had affected him a lot.

Roomi was a freelance filmmaker, who started his career as a graphic designer. He was known for television serials such as Najiah, Mannchalay, Tair-e-Lahooti, Mohabbat Ruth Jaye Tou, Mastana Mahi, Mausam, Judai and recently Rasm-e-Duniya.

Many from the entertainment fraternity took to social media to commemorate him.

Armeena Khan who had worked extensively with Roomi posted a sentimental message on social media.

rasme dunya behind scenes

She said: “The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said… RIP Roomi Insha I am in utter shock. I can’t believe that you are gone. I am so lucky that we got to work on #RasmEDuniya with you. You will be missed. I still can’t believe it. Samina Peerzada Sami Khan Bilal Abbas Khan

Ahsan Khan too wrote: “Roomi Insha you will be missed!
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Reader Comments (3)

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Oct 16, 2017 - 9:46PM

    He looks young . thats no age to die . whats happening to the youth today. wish some one had given him some counselling . Recommend

  • shaikhmustafa
    Oct 17, 2017 - 9:16AM

    @Bunny Rabbit: death knows no age. I’m sure we all know that.
    It is also our faith that there is no such thing as an untimely or early death. Recommend

  • Asim Naseer
    Oct 17, 2017 - 2:38PM

    Bitter truth but in the end you have to accept it unconditionally. Roomi Insha RIP.. AmeenRecommend

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