Lahore (Web Desk): Renowned actor and Ajoka Theatre founder, playwright and director of social theatre Madeeha Gauhar passed away on Wednesday in Lahore
According to details, her funeral prayers will be held on Thursday evening and will be buried in Lahore’s graveyard. The actor was suffering from cancer for the past three years since.
The deceased Madeeha Gauhar was mother of drama actor Savera Nadeem and sister of actor Feryal Gohar.
Multitalented woman was also a rights activist founded Ajoka Theatre in 1984 as part of her commitment to theatre for social change.
In 2006, Madeeha became the first Pakistani to be honoured with the prestigious Prince Claus Award for her leadership of Ajoka.