End Of An Era . Madeeha Gohar Passed Away !

Popular TV and stage artist Madeeha Gohar bid her last adieu on Wednesday night in Lahore .

Married to famous writer Shahid Nadeem, she was the sister of famous actress Faryal Gohar and mother of Savera Nadeem.

Madeeha was battling cancer for last three years.She was 61.

Well known for her commitment for Theater , Madeeha set up Ajoka in 1984 . She had a masters degree in English . With Ajoka she worked to bring a positive change in the society . Madeeha worked on issues pertaining to women's rights ,honour killings , health , family planning and the rights of minor girls. For Ajoka she was honoured with the prestigious Prince Claus Award.She was also nominated for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize.

The popular tv and theater star is survived by her husband,writer Shahid Nadeem , daughter Saveera Nadeem and sons Nirvan and Sarang.Her funeral prayers would be offered on Thursday near her residence in Lahore at 24 Sarwar Road Cantt




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