PTV has seen and produced many legends but Tariq Aziz had a different level. There isn’t a person from the ’60s to ’90s who wouldn’t know him if they watched TV and the reason for that is his Most watched
show Neelam Ghar on PTV.
The man is known as the pioneer of hosting. He has hosted the show Neelam Ghar which was renamed. The Tariq Aziz Show (1997) and later Bazm-e-Tariq Aziz (2006).
He was also a member of the inaugural team of Presenters of PTV. Not only was he a part of the first PTV transmission on November 26th, 1964 but later he became a major part of the channel due to his fame, popularity, and excessive knowledge.
Career In Acting( Tariq Aziz)
Born in Jalandhar on April 28, 1936, he migrated along with his family to Pakistan and settled in Sahiwal. Mr.Tariq has not only hosted TV shows but has also had the honor to act in 42 films and show his skills on the big screen. He acted in 33 Urdu films and the rest were in Punjabi which included a supporting role in Insaniyatalong with Zeba and Waheed Murad, and Haar Gaya Insaan.
Part In Politics and Charity
Sir Tariq was a man of courage and took part in politics in order to help the people of Pakistan. In the late 90’s he was a member of the National assembly.
Moreover, he actively took part in charity. He is known to have helped many poor people over the years.
The Awards In His Name
In 1992 Tariq Aziz received a Pride of Performance award for his exceptional services. The award was well deserved since he was always seen actively hosting and performing on his show. The show was not only entertainment for people but also very knowledgeable and informative.
People claim that they have learned a lot from Mr.Tariq and his shows. His demise has left a void in many hearts.
He served as a mentor for many and finding such energetic and inspiring people like Tariq is not easy. A lot of people are sharing their condolences on the social media ad paying homage to the man who was the face of PTV’s golden days.
Voice of Pakistan pays Tribute to our hero Tariq-Aziz for his exceptional services in the media industry. A legend like him is born once in a lifetime.