Renowned Pakistani television and stage actor Roohi Bano passed away on Friday, her sister Rubina Yasmeen confirmed. She was 67 years old.
According to Bano’s sister, the actor had been on the ventilator for the last 10 days in a hospital in Turkey and had been suffering from kidney failure.
Roohi Bano, the winner of President’s Pride of Performance Award and two PTV awards had also been suffering from schizophrenia. She was said to have spiraled into depression after her only son, Ali was murdered in 2005.