Veteran television actor Tahira Wasti passed away on Sunday in Karachi. Wasti was 68.
Wasti, who is one of the oldest and most-recognised faces of Pakistan Television, appeared in shows like Kashkol, Jaangloos and Daldal. Wasti’s husband Rizwan and daughter Laila are also actors. Actor Maria Wasti is Tahira’s niece.
She started working on PTV in 1968-69 and came to prominence from a television play called Jaib Qatra, which was based on a short story by Saadat Hassan Manto. Wasti’s signature was her natural grace and regal personality, which made her the ideal choice for all shows that required characters showing royalty.
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alahh un ko janat ulfardus man jaga ata farmay amin
May her soul rest in peace
she will be missed very badly, 1 of the most graceful and talented actress of pakistan. RIP
A great actress. This is a big loss. May her soul rest in peace. May her family bear this loss with fortitude. Ameen.
INNA LILLAH HEY WA INNA ELEYHI RAJEYOON.
sad news, may allah rest her soul in piece INNA LILLAH HEY WA INNA ELEYHI RAJEYOON
But I do not agree that the muslim women should not appear in TV or Drama or film. The muslims male even to sit at home and ask for food from America. Except of the rich countries all other countries depend upon the women's earning and help with their men. If a woman does not come out to nurse your wife and you what u do. But I must ask the mulsim people where it is written in Quraan Majeed to support your comments. UZMA AYUB WAS TAKEN FROM HOME BY MUSLIM POLICE AND OTHERS, GANG RAPED AND HER BROTHER WAS KILLED IN OPEN AND DAY LIGHT. SEE HERE do not comment on the death of Mrs Wasti. Her face was worth looking on the screen as well as in open light.
May Allah Bless her soul with eternal peace of Jannat-ul-firdous.Ameen
Really sad news great actress May Allah rest her soul in peace. Ameen.
Tahira and Rizwan Wasti great loss .great actress.May Allah Rest her soil in peace.Ameen.
Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioun
Sad News. Wonderful actress. May ALLAH rest her soul in peace . Ameen
Great actress.. she definitely left a hole in the TV industry which will be hard to fill. May her soul rest in peace.
Tahira and Rizwan Wasti will always be missed.RIP Tahira Wasti .
Agree with the comment regarding bad grammar and poor language. Seems more like a verbatim translation of the related story published in BBC Urdu. Tribune needs to improve its quality of language.
Both Husband and Wife were Actors of Superb Intelect She was the most Graceful Lady of her time May Allah Bless her Jannat ul Firdaus Aameen
Sad and shocking demise. May her soul rest in peace. Ameen
Imagine how many men and women in Pakistan were impacted by her work.
@Truth Teller: she was ill few Months & Taking Bed Rest...!
Inna Lillah e Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajeoon It was Meet before Six Months Ago when she Come at Ptv Karachi Center, (I am working in Ptv) All Ptv Employees/Actors/Actress was Happy & They give Honor & Respect.. ohhhh... She Was a "GRACEFUL LADY" of Ptv Karachi Center, Her Husband Late Rizwan Wasti Was Also a Admirable, Dashing & Lovable Person... We Can Say "One Of The Best Couple In Pakistan Television History". We Miss Both Are .. Till Our Death :( ... We Pray To God... Give A "SPECIAL PLACE in HEAVEN" Ameen. (Both Personalities) "AFSHAN" Wast The Best Drama Serial Of Ptv Karachi Center's History.. We Don't Forget... This is a Memorable Play. YOUTUBE LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf2zfZkS9uA&list=PL368F709906EF5EC9&index=15&feature=plpp_video
Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioun..!!
She was a nice lady and also a great verstyle actress.. May God her soul peace and rest
sad news, a great loss, RIP Tahira Wasti.
The "Queen-Actress" has left behind millions of fans in Pakistan and worldwide.
Her performance will always be remembered.
May Al-Mighty Allah rest her soul in peace and give strength to the beavered family members. Ameen.
Why cant we say actress
May her soul rest in peace. Ameen.
Very sad news.
However, is this the best Express Tribune could write - bad English, least bit of information on her career and cause of death, and mentioning Rizwan as if he were still alive. Pathetic!
RIP Tahira! You were a great actress. We Pakistanis will miss you.
Miss u n feel u in our hearts ever
Why do we ignore our artists while they are still alive? =(
She will be remembered for her superb acting in various TV serials and her Cleopatra like beautiful face. May Allah bless her with Jannah.
Allah jannat-ul-Firdous mai jaga ata farmaye...u ll b missed
Great icon of our media. May you rest in peace.
Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajioun
Yet we loOse another beauty and brain. RIP ma'am.
A great Actor, an asset of Pakistan Television, Rest in Peace Tahira
A great actress. You will be missed ... Tahira Wasti... RIP..
Beautiful Actor! How dis she die?
RIP Tahira Wasti... You will be missed