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July 05,2016

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Aamir Liaquat Husain

Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain is the President of GEO Network, Group Editor Jang. But in addition to this official position, he wears many caps. As Naat Khuwaan, columnist, host, lover of the Holy Prophet Muhammed (SAW), entertainer and former Minister of Religious Affairs, he has many first to his credit. Moreover, he is a well known figure for his grand Ramazan transmissions, special Taaq Raat transmissions, special transmissions (of Muharram, Rabi-ul Awal, Rajab, Shabaan), Aalim Online and a brilliant family entertainment game show, Inaam Ghar. He has also been nominated thrice in the list of ‘500 most influential Muslims’ and has been climbing the ranking ladder every year. He has been a trendsetter of Pakistan’s media industry. Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain has set a record of the highest ratings in Pakistan. His most famous transmission from GEO TV, Amaan Ramazan and Ramazan Sharif is still remembered for topping the rating charts.

Like every year, this year too, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain is presenting the best Ramazan transmission ‘Pak Ramazan’ that has not only brought joy for the people with stirring knowledge, but has also extended a helping hand to several people in need. Pak Ramazan began to celebrate the Holy Month of Ramazan with enthusiasm since the advent of this sacred month. The popularity of Pak Ramazan is still growing with each passing day, despite the fact that we are nearing the end of this beautiful month.

There are multiple reasons that can be associated with the extreme popularity and admiration of the ongoing transmission. One reason topping the list is the attractive style and speech of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain; others are the interesting segments like Aamir Ke Mehmaan, Aqaa Pak, Shair Online, Chullbullay, Ye Bacha Kis Ka Hai?, Aalim Online and many more. One cannot but appreciate the way ravishing Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain is appropriately dressed up every day for celebrating the holy month of Ramazan. His trendy clothes and beautiful style of speech has brought extensive admiration for him from all over the globe. He is the pioneer of Ramazan transmissions and is continuously bringing new heights every year to this genre.

In every Iftar, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain invites guests from various walks of life. Some of the most heart-touching moments were witnessed by the viewers when a girl who ran away from her home was returned to her father, when families of martyred police officers & traffic police officers, martyrs of Zarb-e-Azb, parents of a girl who was killed due to colour discrimination (said to be a suicide), orphans, hospital negligence cases, acid burnt victims and many more were invited as guests.

Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain has also earned respect and love for always paying attention to minorities. He was the first one on television to raise voice for Gokal Das when a police inspector brutally attacked him for eating during Raamzan. The minorities were also invited with respect to the Iftar transmission and Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain courageously spoke for their rights.

The ever-charming host has always believed and promoted equality, peace, and love among all through his programs. Another heart-melting case became the highlight of this program when Farooq, a young boy suffering from incurable cancer, was invited to this special transmission; he was given Umrah ticket from Aamir Liaquat Husain. Miss Nadia Gabol, Provincial Minister was also invited in the transmission, sharing her views on women’s rights and the Women Protection Bill. One of the most versatile invites of ‘Iftar Aamir Ke Saath’ were bloggers/ social media activists who critically asked Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain about all the controversies linked with him and it was not much of a surprise when he blatantly answered all questions thrown at him. The viewers admired his honesty and confidence and many realised that they had been judging him wrong. His logical answer with a killer smile and humour made the Q/A session even more remarkable.

The most sparkling aspect of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain’s personality is his love for the Holy Prophet (PBUH). To disseminate knowledge about the Holy Prophet (SAW) and promote his teachings, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain has dedicated a segment ‘Aqaa Paak’ in his transmission for this purpose. The knowledge being shared to the audience in this segment is extracted from a book "AAQA" by Abdal Bela. The segment is presented during Sahar transmission and people watch to learn from it every day. The Holy Prophet (SAW) is the epitome of love and the best example of a perfect human being for the entire mankind.

‘Pak-o-Hind Ke Pakwaan’ is a scrumptious segment, where Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain prepares delicious Pakistani and Hindustani cuisines before every Iftar. When we asked his women viewership about this particular segment, they said that they loved the exclusive recipes Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain makes and the balanced amount of flavours he puts in every dish. The biggest surprise for them is watching Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain cook so perfectly and professionally. Every mother, daughter and girl admires the various colours of talent Dr Aamir Liaquat possesses. No wonder he is so popular among women due to his charming and alluring qualities. Some of the best recipes admired by his viewers are Mutton Do Pyaza, Chicken Reshami Kabab, Kachay Gosht Ka Pulao, Dehli Wala Mutton Qourma, and Balochi Style Khargosh Ki Karahi. It has been a trend that Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain always cooks Nihari on the last day of Ramazan. Audience is eagerly waiting for the savoury recipe of Nihari this year as well.

Another segment that has kept the viewers hooked to their screens is ‘Ye Bacha Kis Ka Hai?’ where Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain shows missing kids on the screen so that their family or close ones see them and contact the team. Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain has sent more than 19 missing kids to their homes till 27th of Ramazan. On the 27th Ramazan, a boy named Moon, who was lost 8 years ago was handed over to his parents which marks as another achievement for Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain. It was a historical moment when the parents met their child after eight (8) years. The audience could not hold back their tears.

The missing children have gone back to Multan, Karachi, interior Sindh, Islamabad and many other cities of Pakistan. On the instructions of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain, the team has also worked hard to help find the homes of missing kids. The emotional sight of watching a lost child reunited with his parents after months/years always brings tears to the eyes of the viewers and the audience present on the occasion. Ulema Karam have also appreciated this segment and have openly praised Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain for helping these kids go back to their homes. From all over the country, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain has received praises, love and appreciation for his services towards humanity.

Speaking about serving humanity, how can we forget about another most heart-moving segment ‘Rahe Pak’. The compassionate request of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain for extending a helping hand to poor and needy has brought donations of more than Rs 1 crore to date. Mahmooda Sultana Foundation, established on the name of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain’s beloved mother, extends support to more than 1500 households every month and in the blessed month of Ramazan, it aspires to do more for the needy. During the segment, once on the appeal of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain, Rs 6 lac were collected within 15 minutes. The heart-wrenching cases wouldn’t have been aided so quickly if the reputed voice of Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain was not there. The host personally has helped and donated many lacs to help the needy and affected people.

The popularity of Pak Ramazan and Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain has crossed all geographical barriers and its fame is not only restricted to Pakistan, but it has reached all over the globe. According to BizAsiaLive.com , the only Asia-oriented website of UK, Pak Ramazan has broken all records of popularity on the 6th day of the transmission from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm, where it not only beat the local media programs, but it also won the race of ratings by beating well-known and extremely watched soaps of neighbouring countries by having more than 1 Lac viewers watching the transmission. The transmission has also become the most watched on BizAsiaLive.com. BBC World and BBC Urdu have also covered the transmissions and have extensively wrote and spoken about the transmission.

One of the biggest milestones achieved by Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain during the Pak Ramazan transmissions, was when he was live for 32 hours and 30 minutes non-stop! The viewers were shocked and many anticipated that he might not be able to keep up the energy, but the evergreen and enthusiastic, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain carried the complete transmission with maximum sparkle! Throughout the 32-hour long marathon transmission, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain talked to the callers, presented Naats, did his regular segments, and amazed everyone with his exuberance. Dr Aamir Liaquat had announced to continue the non-stop transmission but the sudden news of the assassination of famous Qawwal Amjad Sabri saddened everyone. Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain boldly condemned the brutal killing of Amjad Sabri. He said that a beautiful voice has been silenced today and that Amjad Sabri was a humble man and only spread happiness. He shared his emotional sentiments with the viewers with his usual captivating style. Rahat Fateh Ali, Behroz Sabzwari, Reema Khan, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Abida Parveen, Omer Sharif, Rehan Azmi and several other singers and celebrities’ calls were taken LIVE. Amjad Sabri’s killing affected Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain deeply and thus the non-stop transmission came to an end after Inaam Ghar.

Ramazan brings a ray of hope, peace and prosperity to people. To promote the glee factor of Ramazan, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain, every day after the Iftar transmission, arranges a jovial family entertainment gathering. The viewer’s eagerly wait to watch the most famous game show, Inaam Ghar, where Dr Aamir Liaquat spreads happiness and showers audience with exclusive prizes. The joy, happiness and fervour Inaam Ghar brings to homes is incomparable to any other game shows on TV. Aamir Liaquat Husain with funny tongue twisters, straightforward humour, amusing games, entertaining activities and worthy gifts and prizes has successfully brought joy and jubilation to many homes this season.

Inaam Ghar is the only game show that has the biggest inventory in Asia. The inventory is worth Rs 40 million. The game show has over 400 bikes, 35 cars, gold worth Rs 10 million, home appliances worth Rs 10 million, electronic items worth Rs 10 million, and other amazing items including mobile phones, tablets, laptops, air conditioners, and bicycles. Greater and bigger than the inventory, is the impressive personality of the host, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain, who never fails to amaze and amuse his audience in every show. He comes up with brilliant ideas in every program. Every day, the audience wins greatly and goes back home with cherishing memories that they will treasure forever.

Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain is a name synonymous with bold and coherent speech, delightful sense of humour, selfless heart to help those in need, intellectuality, power, and all that makes his personality charming and popular among masses. He is a man of several qualities and colours that lighten up hearts and minds. His devoted style of work has always stirred souls and through his transmissions, the message of love, peace and tranquility will always be sent across.


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