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Kanwal Naseer : PTV’s first female anchor is no more!


Kanwal Naseer was the first female anchor, newscaster, actor, and producer of Pakistan television. Certainly, She was the Pride of Pakistan. Kanwal left the world after a brief illness on 25th March 2021 on Thursday in Islamabad at the age of 73.

Kanwal Naseer

Kanwal Naseer roles

In 1948,  Kanwal Naseer was born in Lahore. She adds numerous feathers to her cap as she was the living legend of our country. In particular, she played many great roles in her life. The Legend served the media industry as a first news anchor, first actor in Pakistan, first female newscaster, and first female announcer of PTV.

Kanwal joined the media industry at the young age of 17. She remained associated with Pakistan’s national channel for almost five decades.

She made her first announcement at PTV on 26th November 1964. Moreover, She was conferred with pride of performance and won many national awards.

She was the daughter of legendary actor Mohini Hameed who was also known as Apa Shamim. She was also the mother-in-law of Secretary Information Ahmad Jawad. Minsters and others have expressed condolence on her demise.

Indeed, Kanwal Naseer was the gems of a person, a pride of Pakistan, and an inspiration to many people in Pakistan.



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