KARACHI: Renowned TV actress Zaheen Tahira has been passed away after suffering from prolonged illness here on Tuesday.

Zaheen Tahira was hospitalized for the past two weeks in Karachi after suffering a heart attack where she was placed on a ventilator due to deteriorating health.

Veteran TV actress also received Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2013 by then-president Asif Ali Zardari for her distinctive work in the Pakistani TV industry.

The entire media industry is mourning the death of the veteran TV actress.