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Born: July 23, 1966 (age 53 years), Lahore, Pakistan
Spouse(s): not known
Movies and TV shows: Capital Talk
Education: University of the Punjab, GCU
Children: Ayesha Mir, Arafat Mir
Siblings: Huma Mir, Amir Mir, Faisal Mir, Imran Mir
TV shows: Capital Talk
Hamid Mir is a Pakistani journalist, columnist and an author.
Born in Lahore to a journalistic family, Mir initially worked as a journalist with Pakistani newspapers.
Later, through the help of several political figures, most importantly PML-N gained popularity.
He currently hosts the political talk show Capital Talk on Geo News.
He writes columns for Urdu as well as English newspapers, both national and international.
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During his career, Mir also interviewed various world leaders such as John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Colin Powell, Nelson Mandela and Shimon Peres.
He has also interviewed celebrities such as Shah Rukh Khan.
He was awarded with the civil award Hilal-i-Imtiaz for this work.
In 2016, he was awarded Free Press Award in the “Most Resilient Journalist Award” category.
In 2017, he was awarded the lifetime achievement award by former Prime Minister Zafarullah Khan Jamali for his work as a news anchor.
His grandfather was Mir Abdul Aziz from Sialkot.
Mir’s father, Waris Mir, was also a columnist for Daily Jang.
Amir Mir and Imran Mir. Mir’s wife worked with Pakistan television and for a private television channel for many years.
The couple has two children. His two children and wife spent sometime outside of the country because of security issues.
Pakistani political pundit and host of Geo TV’s Capital Talk.
He also worked as a columnist for various English, Bengali, Hindi, and Urdu-language newspapers.
He studied communications at the University of Punjab, earning his M.A. degree in 1989.
He received the prestigious Hilal-i-Imtiaz prize for his work as a journalist and news anchor.
His father, Mir Abdul Aziz, had a career as a poet, and his grandfather, Waris Mir, was a journalist.