Pakistani Legendary playwright Haseena Moin passes away

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Aneel Ahmed Usmani

KARACHI: Pakistan’s legendary writer, dramatist and playwright Haseena Moin has breathed her last at the age of 79, family sources confirmed on Friday.

Moin was battling cancer for the past few years, but the actual reason behind her death has not been revealed yet.

Family also told this scribe that Moin’s funeral prayers will be held after Asar in Nazimabad locality of Karachi’s district central.

With her incredible work and extraordinary writing skills and introspection, she wrote several plays for stage, radio and television which gained huge fame globally.

A number of super hit Pakistani dramas like, Ankahi, Tanhaiyaan’, Kiran Kahani, Dhoop Kinaray, Aahat, Uncle Urfi, Shehzori, Kohar, Pal Do Pal, Kasak, Parchaiyan (1976) and Parosi were written by Haseena Moin.

Twitterati all around forwarded their condolences to the eminent writer and remembered her work and personality as well:

She was born in Kanpur and received her early education in her ancestral region. She then moved to Karachi in the 1950s where she graduated from the Government College for Women earned a Master of Arts in History from Karachi University in 1963.

 

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