Legend Sindhi Actress Roshan Atta

Legend Sindhi Actress Roshan Atta

Legend Sindhi Actress Roshan who even today being remembered in Sindh

Actress Roshan Atta daughter of Agha Dil Murad born during 1940 in a Village Sultan of District Shikarpur.  Her mother Doctress Feroze Jan expired during 1990. Her whole family alongwith her had shifted to Saudi Arabia and lived there for six years. After returning from Saudi Arabia family of Roshan Atta settled at Hyderabad, where Roshan resumed her qualification. Roshan Atta had married with her maternal cousin Atta Muhammad during 1958. Roshan Atta had born eight kids however, five kids could not survive and currently living three kids out which her one daughter Shugfta is also associated with  Showbiz and performs on Pakistan Television.

Roshan Atta had keen interest in acting since teenager since, she shifted to Karachi. She also performed on stage as well as written some plays. Moreover, she directed some dramas. On starting of private TV channels, Roshan Atta had also produced some dramas but she later given up production uncompleted. She also performed in Sindhi films which include, Faislo Zameer jo, Dharti Dil waran ji, Dharti Laal kunwar, Dharti ain Akash, Hazir Sain, Ratt ain Ajrak, Umdeed, Full Machi,  Phull Machi, Morakh and many more.

Roshan Atta has performed in many plays of Sindhi language. Her famous Sindhi dramas are Gamoon Sachar, Ghar Paati, Aas, Zindagi Olra. The actress had also performed in Urdu dramas which include Jungle, Marvi, Choti si Duniya.

She has performed with Legend actresses Mumtaz Kanwal, Shahzadi, Qamar Un Nisa Hakro, while she mostly performed with actors Noor Muhammad Lashari, Anwar Solangi and Yaqoob Zakria.

She was always struggling for the welfare of actors’ community and was taking leading role during different protests and rallies by showbiz community.  The actress had always assisted junior artists and encouraged them for better developments.

Roshan Atta was awarded Life Time Achievement Award from PTV.

Roshan Atta expired on 30 March 2011 at the age of 71 years due to prolonged illness.


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