Roohi Bano

From a home for articles deleted from Wikipedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Roohi Bano
Native name روحی بانو
Born Template:Birth date
Karachi, Pakistan
Died Template:Death date and age
Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation TV actress
This article was considered for deletion at Wikipedia on February 19 2019. This is a backup of Wikipedia:Roohi_Bano. All of its AfDs can be found at Wikipedia:Special:PrefixIndex/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Roohi_Bano, the first at Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Roohi_Bano. Purge

Roohi Bano (August 10, 1951 – January 25, 2019) was a Pakistani actress.[1][2]

Early life

Bano was born in Karachi on 10 August 1951.[3] She was the daughter of Alla Rakha, a tabla player and step-sister of Indian music virtuoso Ustad Zakir Hussain.[4]


Bano joined television when she was doing her Masters in Psychology from the Government College, Lahore[5].

Bano acted memorably in Kiran kahani, Zard gulab, Darwaza and many other countless famous dramas in the decade of 1970s and 1980s. She was conferred the Pride of Performance award by the President of Pakistan in 1981[6][7]. She also earned many PTV awards, notably Nigar Award, Graduate Award and Lux Lifetime Achievement Award.[6]

Later Life and Death

In 2005, her 20 years old son was killed by some unidentified killers and due to this she lost her mental balance and was suffering from schizophrenia.[8]

She died in Istanbul on 25 January 2019.[9]


Template:Pride of Performance for Arts Template:Pakistan-tv-bio-stub