Legend Radio and TV artist and renowned broadcaster Kanwal Naseer passed away on Thursday after brief illness in Islamabad. She was 73.
Born in 1948 in Lahore, Knawal had various feathers in her cap as she was the first female anchor, first female newscaster, and first female announcer of Pakistan Television, reported Radio Pakistan.
پاکستان ٹیلی ویژن کی پہلی خاتون اناؤنسر، ڈرامہ آرٹسٹ محترمہ کنول نصیر انتقال کر گئیں۔— PTV Home (@PTVHomeOfficial) March 25, 2021
انا للہ وانا الیہ راجعون۔ pic.twitter.com/MO7tqmQHB7
The departed soul, who joined the media at the age of 17, remained associated with PTV and Radio Pakistan for five decades.
She made her first announcement at the PTV on November 26, 1964. She has been awarded with Pride of Performance and numerous other national awards in recognition of her services.
Kanwal Naseer was the daughter of legend actor Mohini Hameed (Apa Shamim) and mother-in-law of PTI Secretary Information Ahmed Jawad.
The first female voice of PTV, the legendary Kanwal Naseer is no more. RIP pic.twitter.com/lwwsZ63gf5— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 25, 2021
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