Pakistani TV Actress, Tahira Wasti Tahira Wasti passed away in Karachi on Sunday after a protracted illness. She was 68 years of age and was under treatment since past few weeks. Tahira Wasti is a recognized name from Pakistani television industry and had a good career working for it.
She started her career in 1968 and made her mark while working in Jaib Qatra, based on Saadat Hassan Manto’s short story. She also played roles in such serials as Kashkol, Jaangloos, and Daldal. She was known for her graceful characters and appearance. Her husband Syed Rizwan Wasti and her daughter Laila are both actors and the actress Maria Wasti is her niece.
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani also expressed his deep sense of grief and sorrow over her death. In his message of condolence, the Prime Minister said she was a great human being and a talented artist whose contribution to the TV industry would be long remembered. The Prime Minister prayed to Almighty Allah to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.