LAHORE .: In an period of grandeur and gimmicks, the glory of grace appears to be misplaced – and the person who introduced that grace to Pakistani tv has now left the world too.
Tariq Aziz was the person of firsts, the primary male tv anchor, the primary Pakistani recreation present host, the primary to symbolize our tradition onscreen and subsequently the primary to affect it. His encapsulating speech, intimidating tone, contagious fashion and enigmatic presence set the benchmark for each showman to comply with. And In at this time’s world of exuberance, Aziz left a legacy of eloquence which might by no means be forgotten.
The 85-year-old Neelam Ghar host breathed his final on Wednesday morning after being rushed to a personal hospital in Lahore on Tuesday. He then handed away after struggling a cardiac arrest, reported Radio Pakistan.
In his final and cryptic tweet from yesterday night, Aziz wrote, “Lagta hai waqt tham gaya hai. Rawan dawan zindagi ruk gae hai. Kayi dinon se bistar per laitay laitay soch raha hun ke azaadana harkat bhi Maalik ki kitni bari naimat thi. (It appears as if time has paused and life has stopped. I’ve been mendacity on this mattress for thus many days and considering what a blessing the liberty of motion itself was).”
He then added, “Najaane puraana waqt kab laut ke aaega abhi tou koi umeed nazar nahi aarahi. (I ponder when outdated instances will return, for now I see no hope).”
In one other considered one of his current tweets, Aziz revealed that his upcoming e book Footpath se Parliament tak is nearly able to be printed.
His quiz present Neelam Ghar was first aired in 1974, it later got here to be generally known as the Tariq Aziz Present and was then renamed the Bazm-e-Tariq Aziz. Aziz was additionally a politician and have become a member of the Nationwide Meeting of Pakistan between 1997 and 1999.
He obtained his early schooling in Jalandhar earlier than beginning his profession at Radio Pakistan, Lahore. When the nation’s first tv broadcast was made in November 1964, Aziz turned the primary male PTV broadcaster.
He starred in movie Insaniyat (1967) with famend actors Waheed Murad and Zeba, following which he additionally performed the main position in movie Haar Gaya Insaan.
Aziz has appeared on a number of native tv packages and morning reveals, together with organising telethons for charity functions.
The late actor additionally obtained a Pleasure of Efficiency Award by the President of Pakistan in 1992 for his providers to the nation.
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