Famous Journalists from Pakistan

List of notable or famous journalists from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Pakistan and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Pakistan is included when available.

Tariq Ali and Somy Ali are included on this list.

This historic journalists from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Pakistan?" These prominent journalists of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani journalists.

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  • Agha Shorish Kashmiri
    Dec. at 58 (1917-1975)
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    Agha Shorish Kashmiri was a scholar, writer, debater, and leader of the Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam party. He was a figure of the freedom movement of undivided India, as well as the chief editor of the ...more
    • Birthplace: Jabalpur, India
    Ahfaz-ur-Rahman (Urdu: احفاظُ الرّحمٰن‎ ) (born 4 April 1942), is a Pakistani journalist, writer and poet. He has struggled for the freedom of the press and for the rights of working journalists and ...more
  • Ahmad Bashir
    Dec. at 81 (1923-2004)
    • Birthplace: Gujranwala, Pakistan
    Ahmad Bashir (Urdu: احمد بشیر) (March 24, 1923 – December 25, 2004) was a writer, journalist, intellectual and film director from Pakistan. He was the father of leading television artists Bushra ...more
  • Ahmad Nadeem Qasimi
    Dec. at 89 (1916-2006)
    • Birthplace: Anga, Punjab
    Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi (Urdu: احمد ندیم قاسمی‎) born Ahmad Shah Awan (Urdu: احمد شاہ اعوان‎) on 20 November 1916 – died 10 July 2006, was an Urdu language Pakistani poet, journalist, literary critic, ...more
  • Ahmad Salim

    Ahmad Salim

    Age: 78
    Ahmad Salim or Muhammad Salim Khawaja (born 26 January 1945 in Miana Gondal, Punjab, Pakistan) is a writer, archivist and co-founder of the South Asian Research and Resource Centre, a private archive ...more
  • Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla
    Dec. at 50 (1902-1953)
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
    Ahmed Ghulam Ali Chagla (Urdu: احمد غلام علی چھاگلہ‎; 31 May 1902 – 5 February 1953) was a Pakistani musical composer who famously wrote the music for the national anthem of Pakistan in 1949. A ...more