Veteran actor Sabiha Khanum passed away on the night of June 13, 2020, at the age of 84, according to an announcement made by her granddaughter on social media.
In a heartfelt post on Facebook, Sarish Khan wrote “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the demise of our beautiful and beloved Sabiha Raza (Sabiha Khanum) who passed away earlier today, June 13, 2020.” “She returned to Allah (SWT) very peacefully and was surrounded by her loving immediate family in her last moments. We know that she was loved by so many people and we have been receiving countless messages and calls.”
The reason for her passing has not been confirmed.
Sabiha Khanum was known as the First Lady of Pakistan’s silver screen, with some of her best films being Ayaz (1960), Saath Laakh (1957), Kaneez (1965), Anjuman (1970), Tehzeeb (1971). She was also conferred with the Pride of Performance in 1986 for her contribution to Pakistan’s film industry.