Kashif Abbasi

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Kashif Abbasi
Native name كاشف عباسي
Born (1974-12-10) 10 December 1974 (age 42)
Occupation Journalist, Anchor
Nationality Pakistan
Citizenship Pakistan
Alma mater Barani Institute of Information Technology, UAAR, Rawalpindi
Subject Social, Politics

Kashif Abasi is a Pakistani journalist, television talk show host and anchorperson based in Islamabad.[1][2][3] He hosts the current affairs talk show Off the Record on ARY News.[4][5][6][7][8] He is a graduate of the Barani Institute of Information Technology in Rawalpindi.[7] Known for his bold questioning,[citation needed] Abbasi has conducted interviews of numerous politicians and notable government officials.

In November 2011, Abbasi announced his marriage with Dunya News journalist Meher Bukhari.[9][10] In June 2012, his wife became involved in a mediagate scandal where she was caught hosting a "planted" interview at the behest of property tycoon Malik Riaz. Abbasi later hosted a special transmission on his show to discuss the controversy.

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  1. ^ Raicheva-Stover, Maria; Ibroscheva, Elza. Women in Politics and Media: Perspectives from Nations in Transition. Bloomsbury Publishing USA. p. 108. ISBN 9781628921076. 
  2. ^ Sardar, Ziauddin; Yassin-Kassab, Robin. Critical Muslim 4: Pakistan. Hurst. p. 90. ISBN 9781849043816. 
  3. ^ Khan, Eram. Journalismus in Pakistan. Qualität, Sicherheit und Herausforderungen für Journalisten. Diplomica Verlag. p. 44. ISBN 9783959349420. 
  4. ^ Pakistan Media Awards: And the stars come out to play
  5. ^ Off The Record at ARY News
  6. ^ Kashif Abbasi on Pakistan Herald
  7. ^ a b Kashif Abbasi on Awaz Today
  8. ^ Kashif Abbasi and Mehar Bukhari wedding, Mediawatch
  9. ^ "Kashif Abbasi and Mehr Bokhari married now". Pakistan Today. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  10. ^ Kashif Abbasi and Meher Bokhari are married now, The News Tribe