Tariq Aziz being remembered on his first death anniversary
Veteran television host Tariq Aziz’s first death anniversary is being observed today (Thursday), reported 24News HD TV channel.
Tariq Aziz passed away in Lahore on June 16, 2020 at the age of 84 due to cardiac arrest.
Aziz was born in Jalandhar on April 28, 1936. After partition, his family migrated to Pakistan and settled in Sahiwal.
Tariq Aziz kicked off his career with Radio Pakistan in the 1960s and later became Pakistan's first television host. His famous programme Neelam Ghar stated 1974. Neelam Ghar, later named as Tariq Aziz Show, continued for more than four decades.
He appeared in a number of movies. His first film Insanaiyat was released in 1967. He acted in a lot of other movies including Chiragh Kahan Roshni Kahan, Salgirah, Qasam Us Waqt Ki, Katari and Haar Gaya Insan.
He was a writer and poet as well. He was awarded Pride of Performance Awad by the government of Pakistan in 1994 for his services to the entertainment industry.
By: Zain Madni