Pakistani dramatist Haseena Moin passes away

Pakistani dramatist Haseena Moin

The renowned Pakistani scriptwriter, playwright and dramatist Haseena Moin passed away at the age of 79 in Karachi today (Friday).

According to media reports, the funeral prayer of Haseena Moin will be offered after Asr Namaz (around 06:00 pm) at Masjid Farooq-e-Azam Block K, North Nazimabad Karachi.

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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, according to Wikipedia.

The Pakistani Dramatist Haseena Moin 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.

Haseena Moin was also awarded the Pride of Performance award.