Azhar Lodhi gained fame for his TV news coverage of the funeral procession of the late military dictator General Ziaul. A Gallup survey held in 1986 stated that he was the 2nd most famous news caster on Pakistan National TV (PTV).
Affectionately called "Sufaid wali bivi", Azhar Lodhi would maintain a serious and somber tone during the TV news bulletins.
Awards and recognition
- Nadeem F. Paracha (20 June 2013). "Catch 79 (Azhar Lodhi and Zia ul Haq regime)". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 14 February 2019.
- Azhar Lodhi (TV newscaster) on gallup.com.pk website Retrieved 14 February 2019
- Azhar Lodhi info on gallup.com.pk website Retrieved 14 February 2019