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3rd death anniversary of Farooq Qaiser observed
May 14, 2024

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The third death anniversary of renowned writer, columnist, cartoonist, TV producer and creator of Uncle sargam character, Farooq Qaiser was observed on Tuesday.

He was born on 31 October 1945.

Farooq Qaiser was famous for the promotion of the art of puppetery, caricature and children's literature in the country.

He was well known for puppet show Uncle Sargam which was introduced in 1976 in children's television show Kaliyan.

He received many awards in recognition of his services in the field of art including Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance.

He died on this day in 2021.