Some reliable sources claim that President GNN (Gourmet News Network) ditches GNN and make his come back to Geo News in a surprise move. Hamid Mir joined GNN just two months back and was the main sellable face of GNN and his exit will really be shocking for the GNN’s future plans. After the joining of Hamid Mir, people were thinking that only GNN has the potential to give tough time to Geo News and other news channels but their plans shattered in just 62 days. The reason of ‘quitting’ GNN yet not confirmed, but viewers were guessing that his position was not filled with some heavyweight. Sources say that he is going to resume his show ‘Capital Talk’ from the coming Monday.
Hamid Mir, born on 23 July 1966 is a known Pakistani journalist, news anchor and an author. Born in Lahore to a journalistic family of renowned Waris Mir, Mir initially worked as a journalist with Pakistani newspapers i.e. Jang, Ausaf, Pakistan etc. and currently hosts the political talk show Capital Talk on Geo News. He writes columns for Daily Jang as well as The News, both for national and international editions.
Mir interviewed Osama bin Laden after the September 11 attacks. During his career, Mir also interviewed various world leaders such as upcoming PM PM Pakistan Imran Khan, John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Colin Powell, Nelson Mandela, and Shimon Peres. He has also interviewed celebrities such as Shah Rukh Khan, Malala Yousafzai and Abdul Sattar Edhi.
He was granted with the common honor Hilal-I-Imtiaz for this work. In 2016, he was granted Free Press Award in the “Strongest Journalist Award” category. In 2017, he was granted the lifetime accomplishment grant by Zafarullah Khan Jamali for his work as a news anchor.