Waqar Zaka

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Waqar Zaka
Native name وقار ذکاء
Born Sargodha, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation
Years active 2005-present
Known for Living on the Edge and Over the Edge

Waqar Zaka is a Pakistani television host, VJ and stunt performer from Karachi.[1][2] Waqar was also assistant vice president of TV channel ARY Musik.[3][4][5]

Life and career

Waqar was born in Sargodha, Pakistan.[6] Waqar began his career in 1997 by releasing the song "Nahi Parha Meine Poora Saal" (I haven't Studied the Whole Year). He became a VJ in 2005.[7] He gained public recognition by a reality show Living on the Edge . It was first aired in 2002 on ARY Musik.[8] Waqar then created and hosted reality shows XPOSED, King of Street Magic, Desi Kudiyan and The Cricket Challenge aired on ARY Musik.[9] Waqar Zaka joined Play Entertainment as Executive Director in 2015.[10]

In 2013, Zaka ran for the seat of National Assembly of Pakistan from Karachi NA-253 constituency.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Waqar Zaka in Burma, practically helping Rohingya Muslims". The News Teller. 24 June 2015. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Chit chat Meet Waqar Zaka". DAWN. 7 March 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Happy 8th Anniversary, ARY Musik Channel!". TMB. 14 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "#Day30 #100HAPPYDAYS". Express Tribune. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  5. ^ Mahmood, Rafay (14 February 2013). "I am giving Pakistanis a platform to vent their frustrations: Waqar Zaka". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "PMR Interview: VJ Waqar Zaka – Living On The Edge / Xposed !". PMR. Sohaib Shah. 5 July 2010. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Interview with Waqar Zaka". scribd.com. Nabeel Aejaz. 11 March 2008. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  8. ^ Hassan, Sameen (4 May 2015). "I am the reason why some people now rule the entertainment industry: Waqar Zaka". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH WAQAR ZAKA! PAKISTANI VJ WHO KISSED 20 COBRA SNAKES!". guppu.com. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  10. ^ http://www.brandsynario.com/waqar-zaka-joins-play-entertainment-as-executive-director/
  11. ^ "Waqar Zaka hopes to go from cobra to constituency - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2017. 

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