Haseena Moin 2nd death anniversary observed today


The second death anniversary of Haseena Moin, Pakistani dramatist, playwright and scriptwriter, was observed on Sunday, March 26.

According to the Wikipedia, Haseena Moin was born on 20 November in 1941 at Kanpur, United Provinces of British India and after independence of Pakistan in 1947, migrated with her family to Pakistan. She lived for a number of years in Rawalpindi, then moved to Lahore and, in the 1950s, settled in Karachi, where she graduated from the Government College for Women in 1960 and earned her Master of Arts in History from Karachi University in 1963. Her yearning for writing was visible right from the time she was in the final years of her schooling, as from 7th standard, beside other school activities she got selected to write a weekly column by the title of BHAI JAN for a local journal. She wrote several plays for stage, radio, and television.

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The Pakistani scriptwriter was the recipient of the Pride of Performance award for her services to the performing arts in Pakistan. She wrote Pakistan’s first original script Kiran Kahani aired in the early-1970s. Before this, PTV relied on novel-based scripts for dramas.

The Dramatist is considered to be the best playwright and dramatist Pakistan has ever witnessed. As scriptwriter, playwright and dramatist, she played a pivotal role in Pakistan drama industry. She created marvelous drama serials including Dhoop Kinary, Ankhai, Tanhaiyan, Ahat, Ansoo and many more. Other works include Mere Dard ko Jo Zuban Milay, Kaisa Yeh Junoon, Dhundle Raste, Shayad ke Bahar Aaye, Mohim Joo, Tum Se Mil Kar, Bandish and Zair, Zabar, Pesh. She passed away on this day in 2021 in Karachi.

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