Veteran actress Durdana butt passes away
Durdana butt was a Pakistani actress. She was born in Lahore on may 9,1938. Durdana butt was on ventilator for twelve days in Karachi’s hospital . She died on August 12,2021 from covid-19.
Durdana butt was known for her roles in dramas Ruswai, intezaar and Rani. She is also famous for her roles in dramas Tanhaiyaan and Tanhaiyan silsilay as Bibi.
She finished her studies from kinnaird university and then for university she went to university of Toledo where she were given a PhD in Ohio educational administration. Then for pursuing her acting career started ads and modeling on ptv channel. Durdana butt was married to her cousin who died in 1970’s.
After that she did many dramas on ptv channel. Then in 1978 she had a role in drama fifty fifty with moin Akhtar. She get alot of attention from audience. Then in 1980 she got a role of sultana sahiba in drama Angan terha. she get praised for her roles. In 1982, she did a role of tahira begum in comedy drama naukar ke agae chakar and she paired once more with moin Akhtar. In 1985, she did tanhaiyan where she got a role of BiBi. The drama was a success and she became known for her skills. Then in 2008 she did the drama Rani in which she get a role of rani’s mother. In 2011, she got a role of amma Bi in drama choti si kahani. Then in 12 months she also did a drama mera naseeb on hum tv in which she were given a role of nazia’s mother. In 2011, she got a Role in comedy drama Dugdugi on ARY digital in which she did ashraf’s mom role. Then in 2012 she did a drama tanhaiyan naye silsilay as a role of BiBi. Then in 2016 she did a television show mazaaq raat on Dunya news. In 2017, she had a role in drama Thori si wafa as sameel’s grandmother. Then in 2019 she did a television show The shareef Mubarak Ho on Geo tv. In the same year she were given a role in drama Ruswai as Amma on ARY digital. She also did so many movies. In 2016 she did a movie Hijrat wherein she get a role as Nani. In 2017, she had a film Balu mahi in which she got a role of mahi’s mom. In 2019 she were given a role in movie Parey Hut Love as Amma jaan .
Durdana butt was given an award for Ptv great actress in 1985 for Khal office. She were given an award for tanhaiyan as Ptv actress in 1985. She was also awarded for sitara-i-imtiaz and pleasure of performance via President of Pakistan in 2020.