Renowned columnist Munnu Bhai passes away in Lahore- Laid to rest

Munnu Bhai was born in Wazirabad, a small city in Punjab, in 1933. He wrote numerous plays for Pakistan Television and was awarded the Pride of Performance Award in 2007 for his services to the nation.

Renowned columnist, playwright and poet Muneer Ahmed Qureshi, popularly known as Munnu Bhai, passed away in Lahore on Friday, family members told the media. He was 84.He also served as Chief Reporter of Urdu Daily"Imroze" Multan
According to family sources, he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Lahore. The nature of his illness, however, was not specified.
His funeral prayers was offered in Lahore after Asr prayers.
Munnu Bhai was born in Wazirabad, a small city in Punjab, in 1933. He wrote numerous plays for Pakistan Television and was awarded the Pride of Performance Award in 2007 for his services to the nation.
Apart from his work as a playwright and poet, he also stressed the need for a free media. He said that terrorism, poverty and social degradation could be eliminated by means of truthful journalism. He strongly believed that with time, journalism in Pakistan would mature and perform a constructive role in society.
In 2014, he donated his entire literary collection to Government College University (GCU) as a token of appreciation for its contribution to the promotion of drama and literature.
Munnu Bhai was also associated with Sundas Foundation, a charitable organisation that works with children suffering from thalassaemia.

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South Punjab News : Renowned columnist Munnu Bhai passes away in Lahore- Laid to rest
Renowned columnist Munnu Bhai passes away in Lahore- Laid to rest
Munnu Bhai was born in Wazirabad, a small city in Punjab, in 1933. He wrote numerous plays for Pakistan Television and was awarded the Pride of Performance Award in 2007 for his services to the nation.
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