Sumayya Riaz | Dec 27, 2017 | 0
End Of An Era – Queen Of Spices Zubaida Apa Leaves For Heavenly Abode
Zubaida Tariq became a household name in the 90’s and from there on if anyone wants a tip about anything related to house, Zubaida Apa was the ultimate savior with her tips and totkas. Fondly known as the Queen of Spices, Zubaida Tariq died Thursday night after her heart stopped working as told by her brother, Anwar Maqsood to the media. Her funeral was held at Sultan Masjid, Defence. Karachi after the Jumma prayer. A huge number of fans and followers were present at the funeral.
Zubaida Tariq belonged to a literary family. She was a late bloomer with the likes of Anwar Maqsood (poet, writer), Fatima Sraiya Bajia (writer), Zahra Nigah (poet) as her siblings.
She was 72 of age and is survived by a son and a daughter.
A number of famous celebrities were really saddened by her demise and shared their feelings on social media platforms
Known her since I was a little girl.. she was all heart, always. Rest In Peace Zubaida Khala.
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) 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
— UMER SHARIF (@shariifumer) January 5, 2018
Here goes another legend. RIP #ZubaidaApa
— Feroze Khan (@ferozekhaan) January 5, 2018
Even politicians shared their heartfelt condolences for the deceased.
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
I feel deeply saddened by the death of a legend #ZubaidaApa. I express my condolences to her family. I pray that Allah (SWT) grant her Jannat ul-Firdous.
— Khurrum Sher Zaman (@KhurrumZamanPTI) January 5, 2018
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
PIA’s official Twitter account also tweeted condolences on Zubaida Apa’s death
— PIA (@Official_PIA) January 5, 2018
Zubaida Tariq or as famously called as Zubaida Apa by everyone was a true household name and people from every age group are sad about her death.
There was a huge number of tweets by the fans where they shared their condolences and disbelief on her death’s news.
— Sonahri Shaikh (@ShaikhSonahri) January 5, 2018
ساری زندگی ہمیں کارآمد ٹوٹکے بتانے والی زبیدہ آپا دنیا سے جاتے جاتے بھی بتا گئیں کہ "موت سے بچنے کا کوئی ٹوٹکا نہیں" #RIPZubaidaApa
— Syed Taimoor Shah (@syedTaimoorSh12) January 5, 2018
Indeed everyone of us have to go back to Allah. Zubaida Apa was such a kind lady. May her soul rest in peace.#RIPZubaidaApa
— Junaid Iqbal (@junaidsayss) January 5, 2018
— Dr. Aliya Kareem (@DrAliya7) January 5, 2018
— #Vinod Kumar 🇵🇰 (@Viniii112) January 4, 2018
Just heard that #ZubaidaApa passed away!
She was a desi knowledge machine. People trolled her for her totkas nd her jewelry, tight sarreees but ignored her natural gifted knowledge of treating common health nd household issues.
Salutations, respect & thoughts for the family
— Sadia A. (@DrSadiaA) January 4, 2018
May her soul rest in peace and may Allah grant her highest of the places in Jannat. Ameen