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Renowned broadcaster Kanwal Naseer passes away
March 25, 2021

File Photo: Kanwal Naseer

Legend Radio and TV artist and renowned broadcaster Kanwal Naseer died today (Thursday) after brief illness in Islamabad at the age of 73.

Born in 1948 in Lahore, Naseer had various feathers on her cap as she was the first female anchor, first female newscaster, and first female announcer of Pakistan Television. 

The departed soul, who joined the media at the age of 17, remained associated with PTV and Radio Pakistan for five decades. 

She made her first announcement at the PTV on 26th November, 1964.  She has been awarded with Pride of Performance and numerous other national awards in recognition of her services.

Kanwal Naseer was the daughter of legend actor Mohini Hameed (Apa Shamim) and mother-in-law of PTI Secretary Information Ahmed Jawad.