Veteran actor and Bushra Ansari and Asma Abbas’ elder sister Sumbul Shahid has passed away after a long battle with COVID. The actor has been on the ventilator for several days now with Bushra and Asma requesting fans and followers for prayers.

According to reports, Shahid was admitted in a local hospital in Lahore. Further details are not known as yet.

Sumbul was last seen in Nand in which she played Faiza Hassan and Shahroz Sabzwari’s mother.


Asad Siddiqui took to Instagram stories to announce the demise of Sumbul Shahid. He wrote: “Zara’s Khala Sumbul Shahid passed away. Please pray for her and the family.”

Later celebrities turned to their social media to pay tribute to the departed soul.