Tahira Wasti(68) ,A TV legend died

Renowned television actress Tahira Wasti died at the age of 68 on Sunday after a protracted illness.She shot to prominence playing some leading roles in plays like ‘Afshan’ and ‘Aakhri Chatan’, besides others when the viewers across the country had to glue state-run Pakistan Television for family and historic flicks. She was the wife of Syed Rizwan Wasti, another famous television and film actor who expired last year. TV actress Laila Wasti, her daughter, is also following the footprints of her mother. Actress Maria Wasti is Tahira’s niece. Tahira Wasti, one of the oldest and most-recognised faces of Pakistan Television, also appeared in hit TV plays like Kashkol, Jaangloos and Daldal.
Tahira Wasti started working on Pakistan Television in 1968-69 and came to prominence from a television play called Jaib Katra, 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.
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.

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