Tariq Aziz is known one of the icons of game show hosts and his Nelaam Ghar show was highly acclaimed and followed by the fans. He is just passed away today after fighting with long disease.
Tariq Aziz was born in Jalandhar in 1936. However, after the formation of Pakistan, he came to Pakistan with his family. He received his early education in Sahiwal. He started his professional life with Radio Pakistan Lahore. When Pakistan Television was started in 1964, Tariq Aziz was the first male announcer of PTV, but his real fame came in 1975 from the famous PTV game show Nelaam Ghar which continued uninterrupted for almost ten years. ۔ When the Nelaam Ghar was reopened after a gap of several years, it was renamed “Tariq Aziz Show”. Thus, he hosted the program for more or less 40 years.
Tariq also showed the essence of his acting on the big screen, his first film “Insaniyat” was released in 1967. He also starred in “Salgirah”, “Qasam us waqt ki”, “Katari”,”Chirag Kahan Roshni Kahan” and “Har Gaya Insan”.