Pakistani writer-dramatist Haseena Moin of Dhoop Kinarey fame dies in Karachi

Pakistani writer-dramatist Haseena Moin of Dhoop Kinarey fame dies in Karachi

2021-03-26 19:33:38


Pakistani writer-dramatist Haseena Moin of Dhoop Kinarey fame dies in Karachi

Pakistani dramatist Haseena Moin, who was cherished each in India and Pakistan for progressive reveals reminiscent of “Tanhaiyaan” and “Dhoop Kinarey” and in addition penned the dialogues for Raj Kapoor’s blockbuster “Henna”, died right here on Friday. She was 80.

Moin’s nephew Saeed informed reporters she was on the point of go away for Lahore when she had a cardiac arrest and died earlier than she may obtain any medical support.

Moin, who epitomized the shared cultural heritage of the subcontinent along with her relatable characters, significantly her sturdy girls protagonists, was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on November 20, 1941.

After Partition, her household moved to Pakistan and lived in Rawalpindi. They then moved to Lahore and finally settled in Karachi. She accomplished her post-graduation from Karachi College in 1963.

A recipient of the Satisfaction of Efficiency award for her extraordinary contribution to the humanities in Pakistan, Moin was amongst Pakistan’s most revered and profitable dramatists with a prolific profession that stretched past Pakistani tv to Bollywood, Pakistani films, and included Indians reveals reminiscent of “Tanha” in addition to “Kash-m-Kash” on Doordarshan.

Nevertheless it was her profession as a drama author that gave Moin enduring fame as individuals from each side of the border lapped up her PTV reveals, together with “Ankahi”, “Tanhaiyaan”, “Dhoop Kinarey”, “Aahat”, “Uncle Urfi”, “Shehzori”, “Des Pardes” and “Aansoo”.

The ladies in Moin’s dramas have been bold profession girls, a uncommon sight even in Bollywood these days.

In an interview, Moin, who took a break to struggle breast most cancers for about 4 years, mentioned she realised when she got here again that the world of Pakistani tv had utterly modified.

“The ambiance we had created in 40 years, the sort of girl we introduced up, who was daring, unbiased, may defend herself, was joyful and unfold happiness, that girl is not there,” she informed Samina Peerzada, the star of her present “Nazdeekiyan”.

“She is now getting overwhelmed, crying. You simply decide up the distant and you will notice girls crying in all places. I couldn’t write one thing like this,” she mentioned in an interview in 2018 that has gone viral on social media after information of her demise got here in and other people flooded platforms with tributes.

She was the one who launched Zeba Bakhtiar to Raj Kapoor for the film “Henna”, a cross-border love story additionally starring Rishi Kapoor that she wrote.

Moin was the primary Pakistani author to jot down for a Bollywood movie. Raj Kapoor wished her to jot down the dialogues for his dream challenge and was eager to forged Pakistani actor Shehnaz Sheikh. After she declined, Moin really helpful Bakhtiar because the main girl.

The movie, accomplished by Randhir Kapoor after Raj Kapoor’s demise, was profitable however Moin’s title was not talked about within the credit, following her request resulting from tensions following the demolition of the Babri Masjid in December 1992.

Moin’s different well-liked reveals embrace “Mere Dard ko Jo Zuban Milay”, “Kaisa Yeh Junoon”, “Dhundle Raaste” and “Shayad ke Bahar Aaye”.

Moin had began writing from her teenage years, developing with a weekly column by the title of ‘Bhai Jan’ for a neighborhood publication when she was nonetheless at school.

She turned well-liked along with her performs for Radio Pakistan Karachi’s “Studio Quantity 9.

Moin turned a instructor however her writing profession took off when PTV supplied her to jot down a play in 1969 for Eid and she or he got here up with a light-hearted comedy “Joyful Eid Mubarak”.

In response to Pakistani media studies, Moin was final seen in public at a Pakistan Day occasion on the Arts Council of Pakistan in Karachi on March 23. A day earlier than that, she visited the Arts Council of Pakistan to get vaccinated towards COVID-19.

The breast most cancers survivor had written a web-series on the topic. It’s scheduled to launch subsequent month.

Actors and politicians mourned Moin’s demise and recalled her nice contribution in placing Pakistani dramas on the world map.

Actor Nimra Bucha mentioned, “The lady who put Pakistani drama on the map, wrote clumsy, humorous, human, working feminine characters as leads…”

Filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar referred to as Haseena an icon.

“Thanks Haseena Moin in your unforgettable characters. You’re and will probably be a nationwide treasure,” she wrote on Instagram.”     Actor Sania Saeed posted an image of Moin on Instagram and wrote “Haseena Aapa goodbye”.

Her drama “Dhoop Kinarey”, which was well-liked in India as properly within the ‘80s, impressed the Indian serial “Kuch Toh Log Kahenge”.

She wrote a play for India referred to as “Tanha” in addition to the Doordarshan present “Kash-m-kash”.

In Pakistani cinema, often called Lollywood, Moin wrote the script for “Yahan Se Wahan Tak”, dialogues for “Nazdekiyan” and “Kahin Pyar Na Ho Jaye”

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