LAHORE: Ibne Insha’s son acclaimed director Roomi Insha has passed away on Monday, Armeena Khan stated on her Facebook handle offering her condolences.
Son of famous columnist and popular writer, Roomi directed Tair-e-Lahooti, Mastana Mahi, Najiah, Mannchalay (2009) among other great telly serials. He directed Rasm-e-Duniya (2017), the most recently, that aired on ARY Digital.
His last directorial venture starred Armeena Khan, Sami Khan in leads.
Television and film actor Ahsan Khan wrote:
He started his career as a greelance filmmaker after discovering the love he had for arts. He moved on to earn a recognition among the esteemed group of directors in the entertainment industry of Pakistan.
“He had been unwell recently and today at around 12 or 1 in the afternoon, he suffered a major stroke,” she said. “He was taken to the South City hospital but couldn’t be revived.” His sister Mrs Saima confirmed.
She said that their mother Shakila Insha passed away last month on September 14 and that had affected Roomi a lot.
Roomi was a freelance film-maker, who started his career as a graphic designer. He was known for television serials such as Najiah, Mannchalay, Tair-e-Lahooti, Mohabbat Ruth Jaye Tou, Mastana Mahi, Mausam, Judai and recently Rasm-e-Duniya.
According to a private media outlet, causes of the death are to be confirmed yet.