Pakistani news talk shows have carved a niche for themselves and they are extremely popular because of their explosive content. From grilling politicians and holding them accountable to analysing the current situation of the socio-political fabric, the shows are truly the news corners people cannot get enough of!
But, who out of all the countless shows are the ones cutting through the noise and brining the best of political news to us every day?
Diva has the lowdown…
Capital Talk With Hamid Mir
Hamid Mir is one of the most controversial yet powerful news hosts we have, and he’s a pro at what he does. Starting off with Capital Talk on television in 2002, he’s continued a legacy that many others would be envious of.
Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Saath
Shahzeb Khanzada is one of the few journalists who are perfect at grilling their political guests and it shows. His show, Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Saath just perfectly complements his style and demeanour, making him someone we love to watch!
Dunya Kamran Khan Ke Saath
Kamran Khan is a name that avid readers and television viewers can never forget, and that’s for a reason. He’s been one of Pakistan’s finest names in news and he’s proven he has the know-how to get anyone talking with a show like Dunya Kamran Khan Ke Saath!
Hasb E Haal
A show that is super popular due to the grand acting skills of Sohail Ahmed (Azizi), Hasb-e-Haal is one show that perfectly encompasses politics, current affairs and society in a tongue-in-cheek manner.
11th Hour with Waseem Badami
A news host who has become one of the most popular in the last few years, Waseem Badami is a favourite for many people! He’s quirky, catty and always down to talk about the ground realities of things, proving he’s one to watch out for with a show like 11th Hour with Waseem Badami!
Live With Dr. Shahid Masood
A name that has been part of the news industry for more than two decades, Dr. Shahid Masood is a stalwart of the concept of news talk shows. His show, Live with Dr. Shahid Masood is all about watching the maestro at his best and we love that!
Power Play with Arshad Sharif
Another journalist who in the last few years have made his mark on television, Arshad Sharif has definitely made countless fans. His show, Power Play has become one to watch out for some great analysis and political guests, and that’s something we love to see!
G For Gharida
Gharida Farooqi has been part of the news television scene for more than a decade, and she’s proven to be a strong voice amongst a field that is dominated by men. She’s a strong opinion-leader, and a show like G for Gharida proves it.
Nadeem Malik Live
Nadeem Malik is one of the few analysts on television who are right on the money when they talk about the socio-political fabric of Pakistan, and that is what a show like Nadeem Malik Live has come out to stand out for! Watch it for his unique style and you’ll understand what we mean.
On The Front with Kamran Shahid
A talk show that is all about bringing the truth out there, On The Front with Kamran Shahid is definitely one to watch for an in-depth look into things. Kamran Shahid brings out his charming persona that complements his news-skills, and it definitely makes for a great watch.
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