Remembering Pakistani celebs who passed away in 2020


2020 was the toughest year for all of us. From pandemic situation to plane crash incident and many other heartbreaking moments, we all have lost something we don’t want to.

Eventually, we managed to survive in this year of miseries and sorrows. The Pakistani entertainment industry has also lost its stars this year. Let’s have a look at it:

Mirza Shahi

The veteran actor died on 30th September 2020 at the age of 70. He was a great comedian and versatile actor who played a variety of roles in various films and TV dramas. His most memorable role was the character of “Chacha Kamal” he played in Geo TV’s comedy serial “Nadanian” which became very popular.

Tariq Aziz

Famed Pakistani TV host, film actor and politician Tariq Aziz passed away in Lahore on 17th June 2020 at the age of 84. He was the famous host of TV show ‘Neelam Ghar’. Aziz was also actively involved in politics. He was a member of the National Assembly in the late 90s. He was also known for his charity work for the destitute and poor. The government of Pakistan had conferred him Pride of Performance award for his excellent services in 1992.

Tariq Malik

Pakistani actor Tariq Malik, who played the character of Murad in the drama Guest House passed away on 11th June 2020. The drama ‘Guest House’ emphasized the difficulties faced by travellers in a very lighthearted manner.

Sabiha Khanum

She was a Pakistani film entertainer. She is additionally alluded to as the “Principal Lady of Pakistani Cinema”. She passed away on 13th June 2020. The recipient of the Pride of Performance and Nigar Awards, she appeared in Lollywood films with Beli (1950) and showed up in TV dramas. Some of her famous movies include Do Ansoo (1950), Sassi (1954), Gumnaam (1954), Dulla Bhatti (1956), Sarfarosh (1956), Mukhra (1958), and Devar Bhabhi (1967).

Zara Abid

She was a famous Pakistani model and actress who passed away in PIA plane crash Flight 8303 on 22nd May 2020. She made her movie debut in Chaudhry, coordinated by Azeem Sajjad. she was known for her tall stature and tanned appearance, which made her hang out in an industry commanded by lighter-skin models.

Amanullah Khan

He was known as the lord of satire and was a Pakistani Punjabi theatre entertainer, humorist and TV craftsman viewed as probably the best jokester in the Indian subcontinent. He passed away on 6 March 2020. A couple of his acclaimed stage dramas include ‘Khirki ke peechay,’ Disco Deewanay,’ and numerous others. He got Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2018.


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