Veteran actress Talat Siddiqui has passed away in Lahore on Saturday night aged 82.
The news of her demise was shared on social media by singer Fariha Pervez who is the niece of the senior actress.
Sharing some memorable photos of actress Talat Siddiqui on social networking site Facebook, Friha broke the news saying, “My aunt and actress Talat Siddiqui met her real creator today.”
She said, “May Allah forgive Talat Siddiqui.”
She was also the mother of former actress Arifa Siddiqui and icon classical dancer Nahid Siddiqui.
Talat Siddiqui, a senior actress who has given super hit films to the Pakistan film industry in the past, has been suffering from bad health for the past few years.
The veteran actress had bid adieu to the showbiz industry 30 years ago.
Siddiqui became a recognized name through her work on Pakistan radio and then she moved towards the cinema.
Her well-known films include Dil Nasheen (1975), Haidar Sultan (1982), and Kalia (1984).
She made her film debut with “Let Us Live” (1963) in which she was introduced as a singer while her first film as an actress was “Mekhana” (1964).
Talat Siddiqui has about 70 films to her credit however, she did not play any role like a traditional heroine in any of these films.