Nighat Butt, renowned Pakistan television, film and stage actress, died late on Friday after a protracted illness.
The actress was living in poverty after the death of her husband Abid Butt. Nighat could not even pay the rent of the house where she was living after the death of her husband.
She was laid to rest in Lahore. The government had the time and again committed financial assistance to the poor artist but the poor artist never got any financial assistance.
The showbiz industry has expressed a deep sense of grief over her death.
She was living in poverty after the death of her husband Abid Butt. Abid Butt rose to fame performing as ‘Inspector Mehmood’ in the famous drama ‘Andhera Ujala’.
In his condolence message, the CM extended heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family members.
He prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and strengthen to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.
The CM paid tribute to the deceased actress over her services in the field of art, saying she was a veteran actress and her dramas are still famous among her fans.