Haseena Moin, Biography
Complete Family Name: Haseena Moin
Date of Birth: 20 November 1941
Birth Place: Kanpur, British India (present-day)
Awards: Pride of Performance
Haseena Moin is a Pakistani dramatist, playwriter, and scriptwriter. She has written several plays for stage, radio, and television, some of which have even gained international repute. She is the recipient of the Pride of Performance award for her services to the performing arts in Pakistan. She wrote Pakistan’s first original script ‘Kiran Kahani’ aired in the early-1970s. Before this PTV relied on novel-based scripts for dramas. She is considered to be the best playwright and dramatist Pakistan has ever witnessed.
Pakistan. Haseena Moin started her career as Screenwriter in 1970 when Haseena Moin was just 29 Years old. Soon, she became more successful in her profession within a limited period of time, where she influenced people on the basis of her career and earned a lot of fame. After a while, her career completed a full circle as she gained more importance. Haseena Moin went famous for her performance in her own country Pakistan. as well as in other countries.
Haseena Moin Early Life Story, Family Background and Education
Born in Kanpur, the most populous city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, on November 20, 1941, Haseena Moin received her early education in her ancestral region and, after the independence of Pakistan in 1947, migrated with her family to Pakistan. She lived for a number of years in Rawalpindi, then moved to Lahore and, in the 1950s, settled in Karachi, where she graduated from the Government College for Women in 1960 and earned a Master of Arts in History from Karachi University in 1963. Her yearn for writing was visible right from the time she was in the final years of her schooling, as from 7th standard, besides other school activities she got selected to write a weekly column by the title of BHAI JAN for a local journal.
Her fame started laying its foundation when she regularly wrote some memorable plays for Radio Pakistan Karachi’s all-time popular “Studio Number 9. Professionally, she took up educational pursuits and start teaching. She rose to the level of Principal. It was in 1969 that Iftikhar Arif, Head of the Script Dept. at PTV-Karachi Centre, called Hasina and offered her to write a play for the then-forthcoming EID. Initially, Haseena was nervous but took the courage to pen down a play. The cast was also decided by her with Kunwar Aftab Ahmed as the director. Hence came Eid Ka Jora with Neelofer Aleem and Talat Hussain in lead, supported by Khalid Nizami and Ishrat Hashmi.