Cancer-stricken: Veteran TV actress Naila Jaffri ‘requires financial support’

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KARACHI: Veteran television actress Naila Jaffri, who is reportedly suffering from cancer.

Veteran television actress Naila Jaffri, who is reportedly suffering from cancer and is under treatment at the Liaquat National Hospital, is in need of financial support.

Playwright and lyricist Ali Moeen, who visited her Friday evening, said the actress is suffering from ovarian cancer. “The illness surfaced four to five months ago. She is at the third stage now,” he told The Express Tribune.

“Therapy was done today to contain the disease but her body is not responding… [however] Naila is in high spirits.”

Moeen urged well-wishers, and the government to support her. “She wants to be shifted to Shaukat Khanum hospital…needs a lot of support, both moral and financial.”

He said many from the showbiz fraternity have shown their concern for the cancer-stricken artist. “Everyone has been visiting the hospital to see Naila. Sangeeta apa and Adnan Jilani, among others came today. I insist everybody come together to support her.”

She is known for her roles in dramas and telefilms, including Aa Mujh ko Sulana, Desi Girls and Thodi Si Khushiyan.




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