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This presenter of Urdu news was a celebrity in South-Asian journalism when even the word ‘celebrity’ wasn’t commonly-used.
Her gracefully-draped dupatta and fetching eyes enhanced her style of news presentation. For all those not only in Pakistan, but also those who had access to Pakistan Television living in India’s borders areas like Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Jammu & Kashmir, Ms Ishrat Fatima was someone who many young women wanted to be. And many young – and old men – perhaps wanted to know.
This week, SBS Punjabi chats with one of the pioneers of television news casting in the Indian Subcontinent.
To listen to this feature in Punjabi, click on the player at the top of this page.
Ferdoos Jamal is not only an artist of Pakistan TV but an institute in himself.
Here we share an interview with Adal Minhas Lahori, who is a Punjabi writer and poet. The interview is presented by SBS Punjabi's Lahore-based correspondent, Janab Masood Mallhi.
Here is an interview with actor, director who appeared first time not only on Pakistani TV but on on South Asia TV as well. He acted in in-numerous Pakistani TV dramas, many movies, and spent almost 53 years in this field. Started his career in Radio as child artist and is very proud of is contributions to the radio sector. He has acted in more than 250 movies and a very hit Pakistani drama Andhera Ujaala.