Mubashir Lucman

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Mubasher Lucman
Native name مبشر لقمان
Born 11 January 1963
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Education Lahore Grammar School,
Occupation News Anchor and Journalist
Children 2

Mubasher Lucman is a Pakistani film director, investigative journalist and talk show host. He is currently employed on Samaa TV, where he hosts a talk show on current affairs, titled 'Khara Sach'.[1]

Career and family[edit]

Mubasher Lucman comes from a family who have served in the PAK army and his family belong to Chakwal. Mubasher started his career as a film producer/director with the film Pehla Pehla Pyar in 2006. Mubasher then became a news anchor by initially appearing on Business Plus and then on Dunya News in 2009 where he hosted a current affairs program Khari Baat Lucman Ke Saath. However he resigned in June 2012 after Malik Riaz Controversy. He then joined ARY News hosting Khara Sach, through which he exposed corruption and lies of multiple politicians. Khara Sach was banned by PEMRA due to Mubasher's outspoken words, but in the end Mubasher won the case. As for ARY not airing the video of MQM leader Altaf Hussain which had hidden truths, Mubasher also resigned from there. Mubasher then joined BOL TV the newly launched TV channel with his programme Meri Jang for a short while from where the channel was shut down due to PEMRA serving the notice to the news channel. After a while then Mubasher joined Channel 24 With Khara Sach and still is a host present. He is currently one of the best and bravest investigative journalists in South Asia, a region where journalists are often sold out or are suppressed.

Mubasher Lucman is father of two children Fajar Lucman and Mustafa Lucman.

Portrayal in popular culture[edit]

Mubasher has been portrayed in English language popular culture a number of times including:

  • In the novel "The Scriptwriter" it is implied that the news channel BSZ News anchor is Mubasher Lucman who delivers a pro-PTI speech in his TV show during the Azadi March movement.[2]

Charity Work[edit]

Mubasher has helped raise funds for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital by singing a song to save a life.

First song Mubasher sang was with Aima Baig Summer Wines leading Aima Baig to a huge success and now a Lux Style Award Winner. Mubasher's second release was First of May ft. Zara Haider.

Awards[edit]

Mubasher has won numerous amount of awards:

1) Agahi Award

2) Rumi Award

3) Sitara-e-Imtiaz

4) PFUJ - Struggle for freedom Award

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