Legendary Pakistani actress Begum Kurshid Shahid died in Lahore on Sunday at the age of 95.
Kurshid Shahid’s son Salman Shahid is also an actor, and he confirmed the unfortunate news.
According to some media reports, Khursheed Shahid was admitted to the hospital due to cardiac arrest a few days ago.
She was born in 1926 and started her acting and singing career when she was 9 years old. In 1984, she also won the highest civil award, which is the pride of performance.
‘Uncle Urfi’, ‘Zair, Zabar, Pesh’ and ‘Parchaiyan’ are considered some of her best dramas.
Her first PTV play was a comedy titled “Ras Malai” but she shot to fame with the drama “Fehmida Ki Kahani Ustani Rahat Ki Zabani”.
She is among the pioneers of PTV.
Apart from being an actor, she was also an accomplished singer and tanpura player who famously accompanied the great classical singer Roshan Ara Begum.
For Khursheed, Roshan was ‘Didi’.