Renowned dramatist and novelist Haseena Moin passed away in Karachi early Friday morning. She was 79 years old. The renowned playwright had been battling cancer for the past few years. Her funeral will be held at her residence in North Nazimabad after Asar prayers.
Haseena Moin is perhaps one of the most celebrated playwrights and scriptwriters to come out of Pakistan and has several accolades under her belt. These include the Pride of Performance award from the government for her services to the performing arts in the country. She also holds the distinction of penning Pakistan’s first original script, Kiran Kahani, in the early 1970s. Her best tv dramas include Dhoop Kinary, Ankhai, Tanhaiyan, Ahat, Ansoo and many more.
Condolences poured in from all quarters over sad demise of the legendary dramatist.