Personal LifeShe was born in India Hyderabad Deccan on 4 April 1945, she moved to Pakistan after the 3 years of separation of Pakistan. She migrated to Pakistan in Karachi, PIB colony, where she used to live with her six sisters and four brothers. She was very young when her grandfather died and after 2 years she also lost her father so her older siblings took the responsibility of running their house.. She got married in 1966 with her cousin Tariq; she got married in the age of 21. She got two sons and a daughter.
Anwar MaqsoodHe is a brother of late Zubaida Tariq. Anwer Zahidi is a Pakistani Urdu author of books of poetry, short stories, travelogue and translations. An MBBS doctor from Nishtar Medical College, Multan, he is also known in South Asia primarily as a “modern” poet (Nazam-e-Azad).He also translated Hermann Hesse in Barishon Ka Mausam (The Rainy Season) and Carl Jung's Psychology of the Unconscious for the National Language Authority. One of his masterpieces in the field of translation is Pablo Neruda's autobiography.
Fatima Surayya BajiaFatima Surayya Bajia, Pride of Performance, is a renowned Urdu novelist, playwright and drama writer of Pakistan. She has been awarded various awards at home and abroad including Japan’s highest civil award in recognition of her works.She also remained Advisor to the Chief Minister of Sindh province in Pakistan. She was a younger sister of Zubaida Apaa.
Bilal MaqsoodStrings is an internationally acclaimed Pakistani pop band comprising two members. The band was formed when four college students—Bilal Maqsood, Faisal Kapadia, Rafiq Wazir Ali and Kareem Bashir Bhoy—decided to form a band in 1988 in Karachi. Bilal's father, the lyrics of their songs always carry a deep meaning with them. Anwar has been writing lyrics for the band since its re-formation. She is a nephew of Zubaida Appa.
Bahadur Yar JungActive politician and influential orator of Hyderabad Nawab Bahadur Yar jung was born in 1905. He was the gem among the glorious orators of subcontinent. His words leave magnificent impact on the listeners he had great power to convince others. He devoted his voice along with his life for betterment and development of Muslims of subcontinent. He was an uncle of Late Zubaida Apa.
Zehra NigaahZehra Nigah was an Urdu poet and scriptwriter of Pakistan. She has written several television serials. She was born on 14th May, 1937 in Hyderabad, India and migrated to Pakistan with her parents during the partition in 1947. She belonged to a scholarly family of Hyderabad Deccan. She was the elder sister of Late Zubaida Apaa.
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Her DeathFamed chef, cooking expert, and television personality Zubaida Tariq passed away in Karachi on 5th January 2017 Her brother Anwar Maqsood confirmed the sad news, adding the celebrated professional cook had been unwell for some time. Zubaida Tariq's funeral prayers will be held in Sultan Mosque in the city's Defence area after the Friday prayers. She achieved fame doing culinary shows on TV and writing cookbooks. Her regular culinary advice segments on various TV channels were so popular that Zubaida 'Aapa' became a household name across Pakistan. Aapa used to narrate that right after her marriage — whereafter she moved to Lahore — she had no idea about cooking, which is why the first-ever meal she prepared at her in-laws’ house was ruined. Once she said to her husaband that “When i will die, please have this inscribed on my tombstone: Zubaida Aapa totkay wali.”
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