TV show host Quraish Pur passes away

Famous for his knowledge and wisdom, he was particularly known for hosting Kasauti.


Web Desk August 05, 2013
Quraish Pur hosting the renowned TV show Kasauti. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Renowned television compere and scholar Quraish Pur passed away in Karachi on Monday, Express News reported.

Quraish Pur was an Urdu writer and novelist, columnist, scholar and media expert from Pakistan.

He hosted the famous TV program Kasauti, along with Obaidullah Baig in the 1970s.

Famous for his knowledge and wisdom, he was very well known in Pakistan.

COMMENTS (13)

xman | 8 years ago | Reply

Sadly we are running out of independent thinking intellectuals like him in our society. All that you see coming up in fresh blood these days is religious bigotry, emotional manipulation, and sectarian propaganda wrapped in "marathon transmissions". His death marks the end of an era.

Syed A. Mateen | 8 years ago | Reply

He was one of the most brilliant person's in Pakistan.

I have watched his programmes Kasuti on PTV while he use to be the compere and Late Obaidullah Baig and Iftikar Arif used to be the guests to answer the questions.

Among the three, only Iftikar Arif is alive now.

May Al-Mighty Allah rest his soul in peace.

Ameen.

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