Year 2015 has been now ended with all its happiness, grief and sorrows. People in the whole world have welcomed New Year 2016 with the happiness, but we must have to remember those people who have passed away within the past year. Although, thousands of people died in 2015 in Pakistan but some notable personalities have also left from this world.
Names of some notable media persons, artists and journalists, who died in 2015, are given below:
Ustad Ghulam Hassan Shaggan
Ustad Ghulam Hassan Shaggan was popular classical singer of Pakistan, who had passed away on 3rd February 2015, in Lahore at the age of 87. He had also received Pride of Performance and Sitara e Imtiaz awards from Government of Pakistan.
Ishtiaq Ahmed was author of popular “Inspector Jamshed” series and renowned novel writer Ishtiaq Ahmed, who had passed away on 17th November 2015 at the age of 71 years.
Stage Actress Mehwish
Veteran stage and television actress Mehwish, known as Mehwish Apa, died on 21st May 2015 in Lahore. She had suffered from heart attack and passed away at the age of 55 years.
Ustad Allah Rakha
Ustad Allah Rakha was a famous saarangi nawaz, who was died on 28th May 2015.
Younis Malik was a renowned director of Pakistani film industry, popularly known for his film Maula Jatt. He had passed away on 18th July 2015.
Fareed Khan was a famous comedian and artist of Pakistani television industry, who was died on 1st August, 2015 in Karachi. He had been suffering from chronic kidney disease and cancer, from the last few years and passed away at the age of 62 years.
Kamal Ahmed Rizvi
Kamal Ahmed Rizvi was one of the most popular actors and play writers of Pakistan, who had passed away on 17th December 2015, at the age of 85.
Senior sub editor of daily Jang Newspaper Saleem Basit died on 12th October 2015, due to heart disease.
Jamiluddin Ahmed Khan popular known as Jamiluddin Aali, was a famous Pakistani poet, play writer, columnist and scholar, who was died on 23rd November 2015, at the age of 90.
Aslam Azhar was a founding member of Pakistan Television (PTV) and popular broadcaster. He was died on 29th November 2015, in Islamabad at the age of 85.
Senior journalist of Pakistani print media, Younas Butt died on 14th October 2015. He had been associated with the Jang Group of Newspapers from many years.