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Iqrar Ul Hassan
سید اقرار الحسن
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Born (1984-05-29) 29 May 1984 (age 39)
Alma mater G.C University, Lahore
Occupation Investigative journalist
Years active 2006–present
Employer ARY News
Television Sar e Aam
Spouse(s)
Qurat-ul-Ain Iqrar
(m. 2005)
Farah Iqrar
(m. 2012)


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Syed Iqrar Ul Hassan (اقرار الحسن سید) is a Pakistani television presenter and journalist. He has been working at ARY News for many years. Previously a newscaster, he now hosts a program called Sar e Aam.

Incident

On April 29, 2016, Iqrar along with his Sar-e-Aam team were wrongfully arrested on orders of the Sindh Home Minister for highlighting the poor security in the Sindh Assembly, but was granted bail just a day later.

He has also done sting-operations in numerous factories, restaurants and even police stations, these places were accused of bribery, corruption, adulteration

Personal life

Iqrar Ul Hassan joined the Pakistani electronic media in 2006 as a reporter on ARY One World (now known as ARY News). He began his news coverage profession as a newscaster for ARY News. His first wife Qurat-ul-Ain Hassan now called Qurat-ul-Ain Iqrar whom he got married in 2005 is a journalist. Iqrar-ul-Hassan and Qurat-ul-Ain have a son together named Pehlaaj Hassan (b. 2010). He got married a second time with another TV journalist Farah Yousuf now called Farah Yousuf Iqrar in 2012 in a private ceremony.

His son, Pehlaaj, is a child actor and social media personality who notably played the character of young Momin, the protagonist of the television series Alif starring Hamza Ali Abbasi. His performance received positive reviews and he was nominated for the Best Emerging Talent in TV award at the 2021 Lux Style Awards.

Awards

  • In 2013, he won Agahi Award for "Anchor of the Year"
  • In 2019, he won the tenth Pakistan Achievement Award for the "Best Tv Show of the Year" Sar-e-Aam
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