Iqrar Ul Hassan
Syed Iqrar Ul Hassan (اقرار الحسن سید) is a Pakistani television presenter and journalist. He has worked at ARY News for many years. Previously a newscaster, he now hosts a program called Sar e Aam.
On April 29, 2016, Iqrar along with his Sar-e-Aam team were wrongfully arrested on orders of the Sindh Home Minister for highlighting the poor security in the Sindh Assembly, but was granted bail just a day later.
He has also done sting-operations in numerous factories, restaurants and even police stations, these places were accused of bribery, corruption, adulteration
Iqrar Ul Hassan joined the Pakistani electronic media in 2006 as a reporter on ARY One World (now known as ARY News). He began his news coverage profession as a newscaster for ARY News. His first wife Qurat-ul-Ain Hassan now called Qurat-ul-Ain Iqrar whom he got married in 2008 is a journalist. Iqrar-ul-Hassan and Qurat-ul-Ain have a son together named Pehlaaj Hassan (b. 2010). He got married a second time with another TV journalist Farah Yousuf in 2012 in a private ceremony.
His son, Pehlaaj, is a child actor and social media personality who notably played the character of young Momin, the protagonist of the television series Alif starring Hamza Ali Abbasi. His performance received positive reviews and he was nominated for the Best Emerging Talent in TV award at the 2021 Lux Style Awards.
- In 2013, he won Agahi Award for “Anchor of the Year”
- In 2019, he won the 10th Pakistan Achievement Award for the “Best Tv Show of the Year” Sar-e-Aam
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "About – Iqrar Ul Hassan". https://www.iqrarulhassan.com/about/.
- ↑ "Anchor Iqrar-ul-Hassan shares pictures of his both wives, son and daughter - Entertainment - Dunya News". Dunya News. https://dunyanews.tv/en/Entertainment/435212-Anchor-Iqrar-ul-Hassan-share-pictures-both-wives-son.
- ↑ "Iqrar-ul-Hassan Syed | TV Anchor/Investigative Journalist". PakistanHerald.com. http://www.pakistanherald.com/profile/iqrar-ul-hassan-syed-1436. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
- ↑ "TV anchor Iqrar-ul-Hassan arrested after Sindh Assembly sting operation" (in en-US). http://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/pakistan/poor-security-tv-anchor-iqrarul-hassan-arrested-with-gun-from-sindh-assembly/.
- ↑ "ARY anchor Iqrarul Hassan faces govt wrath for exposing poor security at Sindh Assembly". ARY News. http://arynews.tv/en/ary-anchor-iqrarul-hassan-arrested-exposing-security-loophole-sindh-assembly/.
- ↑ Abidi, Syed Badar Ali (2020-07-24) (in en-US), Iqrar Ul Hassan exposes unhygienic spices factory, https://videos.arynews.tv/iqrar-ul-hassan-exposes-unhygienic-spices-factory/, retrieved 2021-06-03
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Aftab, Yumna (19 May 2021). "10-year-old Pehlaaj Hassan appeals to the world to stand with Palestinian kids". ARY News. https://arynews.tv/pehlaaj-hassan-appeals-tp-the-world-palestinian-kids/. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
- ↑ "Watch:Iqrarul Hasan's son sings 'Dil Dil Pakistan' in tribute to Junaid Jamshed". ARY News. 24 May 2017. https://arynews.tv/watch-iqrarul-hasans-son-pays-tribute-junaid-jamshed/. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
- ↑ Malik, Asma (3 December 2019). "Pehlaaj Hassan launches YouTube channel". Daily Pakistan. https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/03-Dec-2019/pehlaaj-hassan-launches. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 Isani, Aamna Haider (March 2020). "Alif and its message". The News. https://www.thenews.com.pk/magazine/instep-today/630342-alif-and-its-message. Retrieved 17 April 2022. "From the characters of Abdul Aala (Manzar Sehbai), Husn e Jahan (Kubra Khan), Sultan (Saleem Mairaj), Taha Abdul Aala (Ahsan Khan), Suraiyya (Lubna Aslam) and even the young Momin (played by Pehlaaj Hassan), the casting was brilliant."
- ↑ Shabbir, Buraq (October 2019). "Sajal Aly steals the limelight in debut episode of Alif". The News. https://www.thenews.com.pk/magazine/instep-today/538796-sajal-aly-steals-the-limelight-in-debut-episode-of-alif. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
- ↑ "TV series 'Alif' receives applause from Humayun Saeed". Geo TV. 9 October 2019. https://www.geo.tv/latest/250566-tv-series-alif-receives-applause-from-humayun-saeed. Retrieved 17 April 2022. "Beginning with Umera Ahmed, credit goes to her for the soulful yet refreshing concept. All the actors, Hamza, Sajal, Kubra and even young Pehlaaj are simply outstanding, looking forward to Manzar Sahab and Ahsan’s performances as well," Saeed wrote on Instagram."
- ↑ "Geo Entertainment dominates with 25 nods at Lux Style Awards 2021". Geo TV. 31 August 2021. https://www.geo.tv/latest/367998-geo-entertainment-dominates-with-25-nods-at-lux-style-awards-2021. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
- "Iqrar-ul-Hassan". Official Website. http://www.iqrarulhassan.com/.