Lahore: Famous Pakistani TV host, actor, poet and politician Tariq Aziz passes away on Wednesday as reported by the media.
According to the recent sources, the legendary TV host has breathed his last in Lahore on Wednesday.
— ARY News (@ARYNEWSOFFICIAL) June 17, 2020
Tariq Aziz Career
Tariq Aziz has started his career after working in Radio Pakistan. He is hailed as the first Pakistani anchor on PTV. One of his remarkable and renowned works was a famous quiz show that used to broadcast on PTV titled “Neelam Ghar”.
Tariq Aziz Parliamentarian
He was a great parliamentarian and poet as well. He will always be missed.
While speaking to the Geo News Channel, Mustansir Hussain Tarar praised the legendary host. He has also named Tariq Aziz as the “biggest star of PTV”. He mentioned that he was not just a good host, but an excellent poet, an outstanding actor, and professional as well.
While sharing some beautiful memories with the late actor, Mustansir Hussain Tarar said that,
“He had his own style. He was a very good human being. He was a great poet in Punjabi.”
He stated that “I spoke to him over the phone a few days ago, I was worried for him as he had been ill for quite a long while. He sounded a bit depressed. I told him if it were not for the COVID-19 and other problems, I would have visited you.”
Twitter pays tribute to the legendary host as several people were seen praying for him and sharing notes on condolence to the bereaved family of Tariq Aziz.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan also shared his condolence via his official Twitter handle. He wrote,
“Saddened to learn of the passing of Tariq Aziz death, an icon in his time and a pioneer of our TV game shows. My condolences and prayers go to his family.”
Saddened to learn of the passing of Tariq Aziz, an icon in his time and a pioneer of our TV game shows. My condolences and prayers go to his family.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 17, 2020
Pakistani celebrities including Minal Khan, Mawra Hocane, Bilal Ashraf and many others have also prayed for the departed soul.
He was A legend.
— Minal Khan (@MinalKhnoffical) June 17, 2020
A big part of my childhood. May you rest in peace sir. Thankyou for entertaining us with your game shows & so much more❤️
“Dekti aankhon or suntay kanon ko#TariqAziz ka salam” 🤲🏻
— MAWRA HOCANE (Hussain) (@MawraHocane) June 17, 2020
— Bilal Ashraf (@IamBilalAshraf) June 17, 2020
The team LogicalBaat also pays tribute to the legendary TV Host. We pray for his Magfirat. May his soul rest in peace. Ameen