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Renowned writer, poet Munnu Bhai passes away
January 19, 2018

Funeral prayer of renowned poet, playwright and columnist Muneer Ahmed popularly known as Munnu Bhai was offered in Lahore on Friday evening.

A large number of people belonging to different walks of life   attended the funeral prayer.

Munnu Bhai, a man of letters, was born in 1933 in Wazirabad, Punjab.

He started his career as a journalist at an Urdu newspaper but soon turned to writing dramas.

He penned down some of the immortal drama serials for Pakistan Television including 'Sona Chandi', 'Dasht', 'Tammanna', 'Gumshuda', 'Aashiyana' and 'Khoobsurat'.

President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Munnu Bhai.