KARACHI: On Friday, one of the most celebrated names of Pakistan film industry Shamim Ara left us after a prolonged illness, but the void left by her death is not sudden.
The superstar from the golden years of our local film industry had been in coma for almost more than five years following a brain surgery.
She passed away in a local hospital in Southampton, England today where she was getting treatment since 2010.
With flawless beauty and timeless elegance combined with her extraordinary acting skills gave Pakistan one of the finest actors it ever produced.
Here’s how her fans and celebs reacted to the news of her demise.
13 years back recorded almost all main players of Lollywood for Madam Noor jehan documentary. Met Shamim Ara madam and what a power she was
— -jami (@Lollywood007) August 5, 2016
RIP Shamim Ara Jee,Pakistan's first coloured films Heroine & the most successful woman director of Pakistani cinema. pic.twitter.com/CWY8JGGWwA
— vasay chaudhry (@vasaych) August 5, 2016
— Fifi Haroon (@fifiharoon) August 5, 2016
Meri zindagi hai naghma, meri zindagi tarana,
Main sada e zindagi hoon, mujhey dhoond ley zamana… RIP Shamim Ara
— Qudsia Khanam (@QudsiaK) August 5, 2016