Actor Nayla Jaffri passes away in Karachi

Actor Nayla Jaffri passes away in Karachi

She bravely battled ovarian cancer for years.
17 Jul, 2021

Actor Nayla Jaffri, one of PTV's golden era actors, passed away on Saturday after a battle with ovarian cancer.

She was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and had been fighting it ever since.

Her death was announced by her friend Furqan Siddiqui on Twitter.

Jaffri made headlines earlier this year after she appealed to production houses to pay her royalties for her shows as she was struggling to fund her chemotherapy. Her video message highlighted the difficulty she was facing affording healthcare. That video was also uploaded by Siddiqui.

The Sindh government had announced that it would bear her medical expenses after multiple celebrities raised their voices for her cause.

Jaffri had worked in numerous TV plays and stage productions, earning many a fan by virtue of her acting skills.

Some of her famous works include Aa Mujh Ko Sulana, Desi Girls and Thodi Si Khushiyan.

As news of her demise spread on social media, several celebrities took to Instagram to mourn the loss.

Our deepest condolences go out to her family.


Texas Ranger Jul 17, 2021 10:03pm
the most recent article on her is "Actor Nayla Jaffri fights for royalty payments as she struggles to pay for cancer treatment" ... what a capitalistic and unforgiving world this is. It was also heard that people were treating here badly while her stay in northern areas to get better enivronment for recovery.
RAja Raman Jul 17, 2021 10:25pm
Zak Jul 17, 2021 10:43pm
What a sad loss, to media, to pakistan and her fans. RIP, brave lady.
NYS Jul 17, 2021 11:23pm
RIP Her showbiz journey is not so long we can say her devoted par dignified lady
Engineer Jul 17, 2021 11:37pm
Sad to hear about her demise....she was a great actress I managed to read the tweets by our celebrities. What Sanam Jung has written is very disappointing & embarrassing to read Can't even write such verse properly
Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Jul 17, 2021 11:55pm
What a gruesome, gigantic, grim, grave, gross, grisly and great tragedy? Inna Lilla Hay Waa Inna Illehey Rajayoon.
Haris Jul 17, 2021 11:58pm
This is extremely sad. In past 12 months many of the legendary artists took their last breath. Innallillahe wa inna ellehe rajioun
Hyra Jul 18, 2021 12:08am
RIP. She was a fine actress specially her voice n tone
Nadeem Jul 18, 2021 03:28am
RIP! Ameen
Just Saying Jul 18, 2021 04:23am
Inna Lillahe wa Inna Elaihe Rajeoun
Ali Jul 18, 2021 04:46am
Whatever you do, this is life. A few social media messages and forgotten.
FAZ Jul 18, 2021 08:11am
The reality of life. One day you are a super star. The other day you are forced to appeal for help. All her "colleagues", and costars who are now in her shoes are posting condolence messages. Where were they when she needed help? Wasn't it their duty in the first place to help her out?
Sam Jay Jul 18, 2021 09:10am
Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajioun.
Rami Jul 18, 2021 09:10am
RIP, good give her peace, great talent!
Gfg Jul 18, 2021 10:27am
RIP very sad
Safa Jul 18, 2021 10:53am
@Engineer I am not surprised. Many of our celebrities do not practice Islam and have very limited knowledge of our religion.
Safa Jul 18, 2021 10:55am
RIP. She was very talented and graceful actress.
Salman Wasti Jul 18, 2021 11:17am
OH!!! I always thought she was an "actress".
Ifti Malik Jul 18, 2021 12:20pm
Inna lilahi wa ina ilahi rajaun. Very tragic news .
Romanov Jul 18, 2021 03:31pm
@Engineer And yet she got 122 limes! What does it say about the readers?
Anas Iqbal Jul 18, 2021 03:44pm
One more soul goes to where all of us have to go.
Saif Zulfiqar Jul 18, 2021 06:29pm
All lovely people are goining away so fast.
AZAM AKBAR Jul 19, 2021 01:26am
Rest In Peace.
SK9595 Jul 19, 2021 02:57am
Gorgeous actress with a million dollar smile. I have very fond memories of Nayla growing up. May she rest in peace.
White Noise Jul 19, 2021 09:39am
Their passing is an indication that we are getting old. RIP