International Pakistani Dramatist Haseena Moin Dies Aged 79

The famous novelist, playwright and playwright Haseena Moin passed away in Karachi on Friday. She was 79 years old at her death.

Haseena Moin was Pakistani dramatist, playwright and scriptwriter. She wrote several plays for stage, radio and television, some of which have even gained international repute. She was the recipient of the Pride of Performance award for her services to the performing arts in Pakistan.


Haseena Moin wrote numerous stage plays, radio and television acts, and some of them went on to become very immensely popular.

She was awarded the prestigious  Pride of Performance award.

The major television shows which had her involvement include Dhoop Kinary, Ankhai, Tanhaiyan, Ahat, Ansoo and many more.


Haseena Moin’s funeral prayer will be held after Asr Namaz at Masjid Farooq-e-Azam Block K, North Nazimabad Karachi today.

Haseena’s followers have mourned her death as a great loss in art and literature. She had supporters from all walks of life including political leaders.

Andleeb Abbas, PTI leader, described her death as an irreparable loss and prayed that the Almighty rewarded her with good deeds.

Haseena was born in Kanpur, the most populous city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, on November 20, 1941. Moin received her early education in her ancestral region and, after the independence of Pakistan in 1947, migrated with her family to Pakistan.

She lived for a number of years in Rawalpindi, then moved to Lahore and, in the 1950s, settled in Karachi, where she graduated from the Government College for Women in 1960 and earned Master of Arts in History from Karachi University in 1963. Her yearning for writing was visible right from the time she was in final years of her schooling, as from 7th standard, beside other school activities she got selected to write weekly column by the title of BHAI JAN for a local journal.

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