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Meet Pakistani news anchor: Umair Bashir

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Known for his jovial tantrums in the studio, Umair Bashir reads news on Pakistan's Urdu news channel GNN.

His career began by fluke. One day, this student of mass media, was driving to his university in Lahore when bridge fell on the ground before his eyes. He called the news channel he was interning with and reported the incident live for them. And as they say, the rest was history.

Click on the player at the top of the page to listen to this interview in Punjabi.

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