Naila Jaffri Passed Away after losing battle with cancer

Sania SaeedWeb Editor

18th Jul, 2021. 12:09 am
Renowned TV Actress Naila Jaffri Has Passed Away After Prolonged Illness

Senior actress Naila Jaffri, who showed the essence of acting in several Pakistani dramas, passed awayon Saturday.

Naila Jaffri was suffering from cancer since 2016 and was initially diagnosed with ovarian cancer and later with gastric cancer.

Due to the third stage of cancer, she was reportedly hospitalized and was in a critical condition, in 2017.

The actress was later discharged after being kept in the hospital for some time, however, she was undergoing treatment since 2016.

A video message of Naila Jaffri is circulating on social media in which she is lying in a hospital bed saying that she has been battling cancer for the last 6 years.

After the first chemotherapy, she had an infection and was admitted to the hospital, due to which she couldn’t take a second session of chemotherapy.

The actress said that when she started doing dramas on PTV, there was a small amount of money on replay dramas, but she was good and happy to get that money.

Naila Jaffri said, “I’ve been sick here for so many years, everyone helped a lot, they took care of me when I was alone,”.

She suggested that if some financial support was given to her dramas by re-broadcasting, her treatment would get easier.

She also said that “I’ve been fighting the disease for a long time however, one of the things I’ve been thinking about all this time is how much better it would be for our government and policymakers to do something in this regard as soon as possible which would be helpful for senior artists in the future”.

It should be noted that the actress has shown her talent for acting in theatrical dramas.

Naila acted in notable dramas like Mama Mein Salana, Desi Girls, A Little Happiness.

The final rituals of the veteran actress will be observed at night, after Isha prayers.

Naila Jaffri’s brother Atif Jaffri said that his sister’s funeral prayers will be offered later today in Defense Phase II and burial will be held at Army Cemetery on Kala Pul.

Hundreds of fans took to social media to offer condolences over the death of Naila Jaffri.

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