The industry remembers Durdana Butt for her warmth and talent

“The life of every gathering and every set” wrote actress and singer Ayesha Omar

Mahnoor Jalal

Mahnoor Jalal


Veteran actress Durdana Butt passed away yesterday at the age of 83 due to covid-19. She was praised for her talent and recieved critical acclaim for her roles in drama’s like Tanhaiyaan, Aangan Terha. Celebrities who were fans and had worked with the actress have been posting their condolences on their social media and remembering Durdana aapa for her warmth, creativity and the valuable lessons she taught others.

Actress and singer Ayesha Omar posted a picture of Durdana Butt on Instagram and in the caption, she recalled how the actress was the life of every set, and had always taught valuable lessons to the people around her:

“Durdana Apa, the life of every gathering, every set. Always smiling, always thankful. Your light will always shine in our hearts. Always. Thank you for all the valuable lessons you taught us, the priceless treasures you have left behind. To your Creator you have returned. May your soul rest in eternal peace. ✨”



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Veteran actress Simi Rahael re-called her experience of working on PTV for the first time with Durdana Butt in a play called “aghoshewida”, and also remembered her for being someone who was larger than life and travelled around Lahore on a motorcycle



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Actor Khalid Malik also posted his condolences for the actress on Instagram, and in the caption he had written:

“Durdana (dodi) apa has transitioned from this realm back to her Creator.

Inna lillahi wa inna illahi rajioon.

The wise. The humorous. The insightful Durdana Butt is a special soul now back in His embrace.”


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.Actor and comedian Ahmed Ali Butt shared a post on Durdana Butt’s passing on Instagram stories and in the caption he re-called his experience of being her student at school, and remembered her for her humor, compassion and empathy

“I was blessed to be her student when I was in school. You are and will always be pure LOVE. Your humor, compassion and empathy is how I will always remember you by. May Allah bless your soul. Ameen”