‘Munnu Bahi’ remembered


Staff Reporter


Renowned poet, playwright and columnist Muneer Ahmed popularly known as ‘Munnu Bahi ‘ was remembered on his 86th birth anniversary on Thursday. He was born on 6th February in 1933 at Wazirabad, Punjab. According to a Radio Pakistan report, he started his career as a journalist at an Urdu newspaper but soon turned to writing dramas.
Munnu Bhai started his career by working as a translator for an Urdu language newspaper but eventually developed into a playwright and a dramatist. His career as a drama-writer was developed to writing plays for Pakistan Television Corporation, he earned country wide appreciation and fame for ‘Sona Chandi’ in 1982 which had been re-telecast for several times especially on viewers’ demand. He also penned down some other immortal serials like ‘Dasht, Tamanna, Aashiyana, Gumshuda and Khubsoorat for PTV.