Here’s How Pakistan Is Reacting To Zubaida Aapa’s Death

Legendary cook and television personality Zubaida aapa passed away late last night. Esteemed poet Anwar Maqsood, who is also Zubaida aapa’s brother shared the heartbreaking news that the personality died in hospital. Social media is now brimming with tributes and aching messages as the entire nation mourns a great, great loss, with many Pakistanis incredibly shaken.


Pakistanis took to Twitter to express their sorrow over the news, like Dr. Shaista Lodhi who posted an adoring picture of herself with Zubaida aapa 


The personality was a maternal figure to many Pakistanis


With incredible recipes to enhance health and was an abundant fountain of knowledge


The news has shaken the nation and has upset many



Many of whom correctly stated to end any jokes related to the personality



Journalists such as Jibran Nasir too expressed dismay over losing such a kind soul


Actresses too poured in their grief, like Mahira Khan who had grown up avidly admiring Zubaida aapa


And Maya Ali, who tweeted an incredibly powerful message


Mawra coupled her most significant trademarks with a stunning picture; her ‘sarees,’ ‘spices’ and ‘totkas,’ 


Shehbaz Sharif too took to Twitter and defined her presence on Pakistani television wonderfully, stating how she was a household name whose cooking was renowned


Babar Awan too was shocked at the loss


She was always impeccably dressed and will be remembered for time to come

She truly was a legend


Rest in peace Zubaida aapa.!function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s){if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod?n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)};if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′;n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0;t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window,document,’script’,’’);fbq(‘init’,’899880316822594′);fbq(‘track’,”PageView”);window.fbAsyncInit=function(){FB.init({appId:’906612186133975′,xfbml:true,version:’v2.8′});};(function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id)){return;}