Playwright Abdul Qadir Junejo dies aged 75

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Playwright Abdul Qadir Junejo dies aged 75

HYDERABAD: Renowned playwright Abdul Qadir Junejo handed away aged 75 on Monday night, his household confirmed.

Junejo was not solely recognized for an impeccable command on story- and column-writing at massive however was an extremely gifted drama author of his time as effectively.

His notable works had been printed in English, Urdu, and Sindhi languages and he wrote dramas and serials that aired on PTV and different business channels. He gained recognition in South Asia from via varied works, comparable to Parenda, Dewareen, Choti Si Dunya, and Dhool.

The playwright wrote six Sindhi and 13 Urdu drama serials that aired throughout the nation.

The authorities of Pakistan awarded him Pride of Performance in 2008 whereas the Sindh authorities honoured him with Latif Award in 2016. He additionally obtained a number of awards from native organisations.

Junejo began working as a main schoolteacher in 1962 and went to show in secondary college in 1972. He was then appointed director of the Institute of Sindhology on the University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

He additionally remained the chairperson of Sindhi Language Authority on the provincial authorities’s Culture Tourism and Antiquities Department from 2005 to 2008.

According to his household, his funeral prayers had been set to be provided in Naukot, Tharparkar.

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