Renowned broadcaster Kanwal Naseer passes away

Kanwal Naseer remained associated with PTV and Radio Pakistan for five decades


News Desk March 25, 2021
Kanwal Naseer. PHOTO: FILE

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.

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.

 

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