The year 2020 is about to leave with most of the bitter memories in its footsteps. The name of these stars as well as brief description of these celebrities which dies in year 2020 are mention below.
Leading Pakistani comedian Amanullah died in Lahore on March 6, 2020 after a long illness due to kidney and lung disease. Born in 1950, Amanullah was 70 years old.Apart from numerous theater plays, Amanullah also made a name for himself by participating in comedy talk shows on various private TV channels.
He was considered one of the best comedians in the country, hence Amanullah was also called the Comedy King. Amanullah was awarded the Pride of Performance for his services.
Karachi-based fashion model Zara Abid died in a tragic accident on May 22 when a PIA flight PK3803 from Lahore to Karachi crashed into a residential area shortly before landing at Jinnah International Airport. 97 people including the pilot were killed while 2 passengers miraculously survived.Zara Abid quickly made her mark and received the Best Model award at the Lux Style Awards.
After her death, Zara Abid’s first short film “Sikka” was released on YouTube in May. Talking to Samaa Digital, the young director of the film, Ahmed Sarem, said that he did not have a budget for the film. Despite not having a budget, Zara decided to work in the film and she arranged her own costumes for the film and flew from Islamabad to Karachi as an angel to shoot the film.
Tariq Aziz, a well-known name in radio, television, film, journalism, literature and politics and the founder of the game show “Auction House” in Pakistan, died on June 17. Tariq Aziz was born on April 28, 1936 in Jalandhar. It was the year. He was suffering from diabetesTariq Aziz started his career with Radio Pakistan Lahore after completing his primary education in Sahiwal. After the launch of Pakistan Television on November 26, 1964, the honor of being the first mail announcer went to Tariq Aziz.
He is also credited with launching Pakistan’s most popular game show “Auction House”. In addition to radio and TV, he also showed great talent on the big screen. From 1968 to 1988, 20 Tariq Aziz acted in 42 films.
Leading Seraiki singer Shifaullah Rokhri died of a heart attack in Islamabad on August 28.There are many songs to the credit of Shafaullah Rokhri, but he gained nationwide fame with “Aaj Kala Joda Pa Saadi Farmaish Te”.His music albums include “Dhola”, “Pardesi Dhola”, “Gala Tera” and others.
Leading actress of Pakistan film industry Firdous Begum passed away in Lahore on December 16 at the age of 73. She was hospitalized for 3 days due to brain hemorrhage.Born in August 1947, Firdous Begum’s real name was Parveen. He started his career with the film “Fanoos” in 1963. He acted in more than 150 films made in Punjabi, Urdu and Pashto languages. This character gained immense fame and became the identity of Heeran. Shee was awarded the Nigara Award for Best Performance.In many of Firdous Begum’s films, songs were filmed on her in the voice of Queen Tarun Noor Jahan.
Former actress Sabiha Khanum passed away in June 2020 in the US state of Virginia. She was suffering from other diseases including kidney. Sabiha Khanum was born on October 16, 1935 in Gujarat, Punjab. The actress, who made her debut in the film industry in 1950, was also awarded the Medal of Excellence for Best Actress and the largest filmmaker award in Pakistan. His famous films include 7 lakh, Chhoti Begum, Naji, Hasrat, Daman, Swal, Waada, Ayaz, Ishq Laila and others.