Aftab Iqbal Biography – Media And Personal Profile

Aftab-IqbalAftab Iqbal is the famous Pakistani journalist, writer, columnist and television anchor. Aftab Iqbal is one of the leading journalist of Pakistan and famous for his program political-humor talk show Hasb-e-Haal on Dunya News. Aftab Iqbal started his career as the Columnist in 1985. Iqbal served as Media Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab Manzoor Wattoo From 1994-95.

Print Media Career

Aftab Iqbal has written for a number of publications, including the Urdu language Nawa-i-Waqt. He also writes columns in “The News” titled Buk-up and worked as the article writer for “Newsweek Pakistan”.

Electronic Media Career

Aftab Iqbal started his career in electronic media from Dunya News channel in 2008.  He hosted the famous political-humor talk show “Hasb-e-Haal” for more than 2 years. The show was co-hosted by the two other famous media personalities Sohail Ahmed as Azizi and Najia Baig. He left the channel in 2010. Some reports claimed that he had conflicts with Dunya News management.

After leaving Dunya News, he joined Geo News as the host of the Urdu and Punjabi Comedy television show, Khabarnaak. The show was co-hosted by Ayesha Jahanzaib and stared by different famous media celebrities like Saleem Albela, Wajid Khan, Hassan Murad, Lucky Dear, Sherry Nanha, Abid Farooq and others.

In 2015 Aftab Iqbal left Geo TV channel and joined Express News. Aftab Iqbal associated with express News as the host of another political-humor talk show name as “Khaberdar with Aftab Iqbal”.

At the same time he was also hosting show of 92 News channel. Mehmood Aslam and Iqra Haris were also part of Aftab Iqbal’s 92 News show and it is titled as “Himaqaten.

Personal Details

Aftab Iqbal was born in September 9, 1961. Aftab is the son of the Urdu poet Zafar Iqbal. Aftab Iqbal graduated from the Government College University, Lahore in 1985 and later went to America to study history at the San Jose State University, California in 1986.

Contact Details of Aftab Iqbal

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  2. Yasir iqbal says:

    Dear aftab iqbal bhai im from lahore i want talk with u so please give me your cell number


  3. Faisal Masood says:

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  5. m.ali barlas says:

    i love u sir.God give u long and blessed life.

  6. Mohammad Iqbal Raja says:

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  9. Irfan Ali says:

    Sir apke sath kaam krna chata hn. Ap Jo new channel start kr rhy hn us mn muje koi as b kaam dy dn . thanks
    My education is master in history

  10. M Usman Ghani says:

    Respected sir
    Aslam o alaikum!
    Mn apko show Ka reference sy janta hn .
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    Thanks sir
    Usman ghani tehsil ali pur dist.muzafr garh punjab

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