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PTV---First Ones (1964-69)

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by , Apr 2nd, 2009 at 06:08 AM (11165 Views)
ALL THE NAMES YOU ARE TO READ IN THIS SUBMISSION...COMES FROM MY MEMORYOF YESTER-YEARS AT PTV. IF I MISS OUT ANY NAME..PLEASE REVERT WITH CONVICTION.------Regards, Raju Jamil

(PTV Debut-2nd December, 1967 from Karachi Centre in Amir Imam's play "Jahan Baraff Girti Hai" with Neelofer Alim, Agha Sajjad and Mehmood Ali)

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Pakistan Television Corporation...has come a long way since it first started its transmission in Pakistan on 27 November-1964 from Lahore! It has become an icon of the television monitor itself. Be it any channel....PTV will always have itself in one's mind.


Here's something interesting and worth a read;

  1. FIRST ON PTV;
Announcer (Male) : Tariq Aziz
Announcer (Female) : Kunwal Naseer.
Newscaster: Tariq Aziz
Newscaster (Female): Yasmin Wasti
Cameramen: Nisar Mirza and Anees Ahmed.
Make Up Artiste: Kamaluddin Ahmed.
Film Editor: A. K. Mussarrat
News Editor: Zafar Samdani
General Manager (Lahore) : Agha Bashir
General Manager (Dhaka) : Kaleemullah Fehmi
General manager (Karachi) : Z. A. Bukhari
General Manager (Quetta) : Shahzad Khalil
General Manager (Peshawar) : Jamil Afridi
Program Director: Aslam Azhar
Qari : Qari Ali Hussain Siddiqui.


LAHORE CENTRE:
Producers (hereinto referred as Director...currently);
Muhammad Nisar Hussain a.k.a MNH
Kunwar Aftab Ahmed,
Agha Nasir,
Fazal kamal,
Akhtar Vaqar Azim,
Azam Khurshid,
Ghufran Imtiazi,
Nusrat Thakurr,
Bakhtiar Ahmed,
Khowaja Najmul Hasan,
Munazza Hashmi,
Rashid Dar,
Farrukh Bashir,
Yawar hayat,
Ayub khawar,
M. Salim Tahir,
M. Azim,
Mushtaq Chaudhry,
Shaukat Zainul Abedin,
Qambar Ali Shah,
Khawar Sial,
Hafeez Tahir,
Tahir Naqvi.
Sikandar Shaheen.


Writers/Dramatists:
Ashfaq Ahmed,
Bano Qudsia (Mrs. Ashfaq Ahmed),
Kamal Ahmed Rizvi,
Anwar Sajjad,
Amjad Islam Amjad,
Asghar Nadeem Syed,
Riaz Batalvi,
Athar Shah Khan,
Shoaib Hashmi,
Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi,
Munno Bhai,
Yunus Javed,
Jamil Malik


(Known)Artiste/Actors;
Muhammad Qavi Khan,
Munawwar Taufeeq,
Abid Ali,
Firdaus Jamal,
Khayyam Sarhadi,
Aurangzeb Leghari,
Asif Raza Mir,
Samina Pirzada,
Mehnaz Rafi,
Tahira Naqvi,
Munawwar Saeed,
Naveen Tajik,
Shujaat Hashmi,
Usman Pirzada,
Ayub Khan,
Jamil Fakhri,
Saleem Nasir,
Hasnat Ahmed,
Irfan Khoosat,
Asim Bokhari,
Syed Afzaal Ahmed (Chitta),
Mustansir Hussain Tarrar,
Uzma Gillani,
Aslam Azhar,
Nayyar kamal,
Rabia Tabassum,
Sikandar Shaheen,
Najma Mehboob,
Nisar Qadri,
Kunwal naseer,
Rafi Khawar (Nanna)
Madiha Gauhar,
Khalid Abbas Dar,
Nighat Butt,
(Unforgettable!!) ROOHI BANO.


KARACHI CENTRE:
Producers;
Mohsin Ali,
Qasim Jalali,
Zaheer Khan,
Shirin Khan (later Shirin Azim w/o Athar Vaqar Azim),
Tajdar Adil,
Nazimuddin,
Ishrat Ansari,
Amir Imam,
Zaman Ali Khan,
Riaz Farshori,
Nighat Amin,
Agha Nasir,
Kunwar Aftab Ahmed,
Arif Rana,
Aftab Azeem,
Shoaib Mansoor,
Shahzad Khalil,
Zaheer Bhatti,
Tashbihul Hasan Syed,
Abdul Karim Baluch,
Sultana Siddqui.

Writers/Dramatists;
Fatima Surraiya (Bajya),
Asghar Butt,
Shaukat Siddiqui,
Ghulam Abbas,
A. Hameed,
Hameed Kashmiri,
Kamal Ahmed Rizvi,
Sultana Fakhar,
Asad M. Khan,
Naheed Sultana Akhtar,
Zakia Akbar,
Shahid Kazmi.


Artiste/Actors:
Talat Hussain,
Zeenat Yasmine,
Ishrat Hashmi,
Zaheen Tahira,
S.M.Saleem,
Muhammad Yusuf,
Iqbal Lateef,
Iqbal Tareen,
Zafar Masud,
Ghazala Rafiq,
Khurshid Talat,
Santosh Russell,
Shakil,
Mehmood Ali,
Qazi Wajid,
Raju Jamil,
Salim Nasir,
Anwar Beg,
Arshe Muneer,
Behroze Subzwari,
Zaher Khan,
Zahoor Ahmed,
Neelofer (Aleem) Abbasi,
Khalid Nizami,
Shahnaz Ghani,
Mehmood Khan Moodi,
Afzaal Chitta,
Javed Sheikh,
Shaista Qaiser,
Mohsin Shirazee,
Zooni Butt,
Saqib Sheikh,


RAWALPINDI-ISLAMABAD CENTRE:
Producers;
Jamshed Farshori,
Shakir Aziz,
Qaiser Farooq,
Anila Shaheen,
Munazza Hashmi,
Tariq Mairaj,
Azam khurshid,
Akhtar Vaqar Azim,
Aftab Asrar,
Farkhunda Shaheen,
Nazeer Amer,
Qaiser Naqi Imam,
A. Salam Khan.


Artiste/Actors:
Sarwat Atiqullah Sheikh,
Dr. S. A. Rehman,
Mjeed Abid,
Sajjad Kishwar (on records to have delivered a dialogue of 20 minutes wihout any camera cut in a live play)
Khalid hafeez,
Mumtaz Mufti's daughter (cant remember her name at the moment),
Aksi Mufti,
Huma Nawab,
Ayaz Naik,
Nayyar Kamal,
Agha Waheedur rahman,
Sehr jalal,


QUETTA CENTRE:
Producers;
Sajjad Ahmed,
Dost M. Katkori,
Zeb shahid,
Maazullah,
Dur Muhammad Kasi,
Attaullah Marri,
Aijaz Ahmed Niazi.

Artiste/Actors:
Abdul Rauf khalid,
Jamal Shah,
Ayub Khosa,
Tahir Naqvi,
Mona Junejo,
Tahir Lahiri,
Huma Akbar (CARAVAN fame. Zeba Bakhtiar's sis in law)
Saira Khan.


PESHAWAR CENTE:
Producers;
Ateeq Siddiqui,
Jehanzeb Suhail,
Karim khan,
Masood Shah,
Zawwar Din Afridi,
Tariq Saeed.


Artiste/Actors:
Majabeen Qizilbash,
Firdaus Jamal (though his debut technically..is from Lahore)


SOME FAMOUS ANNOUNCERS, COMPERES, ANCHORS AND NEWS READERS OF PAKISTAN TELEVISION;
Tariq Aziz, Rahat Saeed, Ghazala Yasmine, Khushbakht Aliya, Naeem Bukhari, Dildar Pervez Bhatti, Iftikhar Arif, Laeeq Ahmed, Zia Moheyuddin, Obaidullah Baig (actual name HABIBULLAH), Qureshpur, Rukhsana Ameer, Azhar Lodhi, Khalid Hameed, Ma'para (Zaidi) Safdar, Ishrat fatima, Shaista Zaid, R. Hemrani, Shahzadi Sadiq, Anjum saleem, Kunwal Naseer, Samina Abbas, Yasmin Khalid, Mehtab (Channa) Akbar Rashdi....the list goes on...........
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