Lahore: 28th Death anniversary of Pakistani film actress Nasira, popularly known as 'Rani' is being observed today (Thursday).
Born in Lahore on December 8, 1946, Rani obtained tremendous success in late 1960s, when she was paired with renowned actor Waheed Murad.
In 1962 Rani made her screen debut in the film Mehboob. She also acted in two TV serials Khwahish and Faraib in the early 90s.
She remained one of the most successful actresses of Pakistan in the next decade and acted in both Urdu and Punjabi films.
She won a Nigar Award for the film ‘Mera ghar meri jannat’ in 1968. She also won another Nigar Award for best actress for her role in the film ‘Sona Chandi’ in 1986.
After the success of Hazar Dastan and Dever Bhabi Rani became a leading actress in Pakistani cinema.
Rani died of cancer at the age of 46 in Lahore on May 27, 1993.