Zubaida Tariq, popularly know as Zubaida Apa, a motherly figure to millions of households, departed from us last night. The entire nation was shocked to learn about the demise of one of the most-loved personalities of Pakistan.
With her incredible remedies (totkaas) and outstanding culinary skills, Zubaida Apa ruled the hearts of millions of TV viewers in Pakistan and abroad. Her sudden death is indeed an end of an era! From celebrities, to politician, to fans… the entire nation is mourning the loss of the renowned chef. As soon as people learned about her death, they started pouring in their tributes on social media.
Here’s how people reacted to the sad news.
Deeply saddened by the news of passing away of renowned chef & a great human being Zubaida Apa. She was a household name, thanks to her amazing expertise in cooking. May Allah Almighty bless her soul in peace and grant patience to her family!
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) January 4, 2018
Known her since I was a little girl.. she was all heart, always. Rest In Peace Zubaida Khala.
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) January 4, 2018
RIP Zubaida Apa. The woman with all the secret recipes, ideas & a whole lot of knowledge. And what a wonderful loving woman she was. There have been jokes dedicated to her. She was a brand. She was it.And she will be missed. May Allah grant her the highest darjah in Jannah. Ameen
— Sana Bucha (@sanabucha) January 4, 2018
Extremely sad to hear about the passing away of Zubaida Appa….prayers for the departed soul…a household motherly figure who will be missed a lot. #ZubaidaAapa
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) January 4, 2018
— Maya Ali (@mayaali07) January 4, 2018
Deeply grieved to hear the sad demise of #ZubaidaApa.
Offer my condolence to the bereaved family.
May her soul rest in peace.
It’s a big loss.
— Dr Farooq Sattar (@DFSMQM) January 4, 2018
Saddened to learn about Zubaida Apa’s death. My deepest condolences to her brother Anwar Maqsood and her family. May Allah bless the departed soul
— Babar Awan (@BabarAwanPK) January 4, 2018
Deeply grieved over the sad demise of Zubaida Apa, may Allah grant eternal peace to the departed soul, Ameen. #Karachi
— Wasim Akhtar (@wasimakhtar1955) January 4, 2018
#ZubaidaAapa died, Forever young always meticulously dressed at her age loved her chorienan and her banarsi sarees she lived such a “bharpor life ,all dolled up till her last days May her soul Rest In Peace “Zubaida Appa k Kamal Totkay.” pic.twitter.com/ew2qq1F2EC
— Maiza Hameed (@MaizaHameed) January 4, 2018
According to reports, Zubaida Apa’s funeral prayers and burial will take place on Friday at Sultan Masjid in Defence Housing Authority.
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