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September 8, 2017

Ashfaq Ahmad remembered

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September 8, 2017

Islamabad: The 13th death anniversary of legendary writer, broadcaster and intellectual of Urdu literature, Ashfaq Ahmad, was observed across the country and homage were paid to his services.

Ashfaq Ahmad, wrote dozens of TV dramas and hosted famous programmes of state-run broadcasting station ‘Talqeen Shah’ which was broadcasted by Radio Pakistan for about 35 years.

His famous state-run television channel plays were ‘Munchaley ka Soda’ ‘Aik Muhobaat Sao Fasaney’ ‘Tota Kahani’ ‘Hairat Kada’ and ‘Afsaney’.His friends and relatives participated in ‘fateha khwani’ for the departed soul at his residence here on Thursday.

Ashfaq Ahmed authored more than 20 books in Urdu.His works included novels, short stories and plays for television and radio as well.He was awarded President’s Pride of Performance and Sitara-i-Imtiaz for meritorious services in the field of literature and broadcasting.Ashfaq Ahmad died on September 7, 2004. —

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