Kashif Abbasi

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Kashif Abbasi
Native name كاشِف عبّاسی
Born (1974-12-10) 10 December 1974 (age 43)
Occupation Journalist, Anchor
Nationality Pakistan
Citizenship Pakistan
Alma mater Barani Institute of Information Technology, UAAR, Rawalpindi
Subject Social, Politics
Spouse Meher Abbasi

Kashif Abasi کاشِف عبّاسی 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]

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.[citation needed] Abbasi later hosted a special transmission on his show to discuss the controversy.[citation needed]

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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, on PakShows
  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