Mr. Irfan Asghar has an illustrious career spanning 25 years and is one of the very few media personalities who have made their mark in all formats of the TV industry such as Entertainment, Infotainment, News, Current Affairs and Sports. Having started his career as an actor, he has featured in various English theatre plays and directed and co-hosted an extremely famous film based magazine show of its time, ’Yeh Hai Filmi Dunya’, which was mainly hosted by famous model and actor, Iffat Umar.
Mr. Asghar also played a vital role in launching a channel named ‘Business Plus’, and fits the definition of being a ‘trend setter.’ as he also launched GEO TV’s acclaimed shows such as ‘ The Nadia Khan Show.’, ‘Brunch With Bushra ANSARI.’ and’ Umar Shareef Vs Umar Shareef.’ The popularity of these shows set a new benchmark in the television industry. Moreover, Mr. Asghar also produced an Urdu Dub for the archival film ‘The Message.’ which helped the movie become a big hit in Pakistan. He also masterminded the launch of media marketing and endorsements of films like ’ Khuda Kay leay ’, Bol.’ and ‘ Raam Chuder Pakistani.’ , setting a new style of movie promotion in Pakistan.
When he was given the new role as head of current affairs and infotainment, Mr. Asghar launched Pakistan’s biggest news and current affairs show named ’ Dunya Kamran Khan Kay Saath.’ alongside matchless infotainment shows such as ‘Hasbehaal.’ and Mazaaq Raat.’ , which were his brainchild’s. He gave the massive television audience a chance to refresh their minds after some hard-core prime time political shows, which was an idea carried forward by other TV channels too. Yet, Mr. Irfan Asghar will remain the utmost trendsetter in the Television Industry with his recent assignment being the head of INDUS NEWS.
Mediabites wish him all the very best as he has accepted a new position at PTV and hope that he will continue setting new records and gaining plenty of success.