November 05, 2016
LAHORE – Yawar Hayat Khan, a renowned television producer and director, who passed away on Thursday, was laid to rest amid tears in Lahore Friday.
Hundreds of his relatives, friends, showbiz personalities and students attended the burial at a graveyard in Gulberg.
Yawar died at the Combined Military Hospital in Lahore following lung complications. He was 73.
In an illustrious career, he remained associated with Pakistan Television for about 40 years. According to Dawn, he produced memorable drama serials like Jhok Sayal, Samandar, Nasheman, Kundi, Dehleez and Sahil-e-Gumshada.
He joined PTV in 1965 after studying at Aitchison and Forman Christian Colleges. His play Jhok Sayal earned him great fame as did many of his other dramas later on in his career.
After a splendid and memorable innings, he quit PTV in 2004.
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