Hamid Mir Biography – Age, Career, Wife, Family, and TV Programs

Published on Nov 17, 2023 by


Hamid Mir Biography:

Hamid Mir was born on 23rd July 1966 in Sialkot, Punjab. He is a Pakistani journalist, columnist, and author. He is also an anchorperson. He also serves duty as a security analyst. He writes columns in Urdu as lavishly as in frankly at Sizeable and Cosmic level. He has interviewed assorted hulking politicians affiliated to Swarms Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Collin Powell, and Shimon Peres.


23rd July 1966



Birth Place

Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan





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Hamid Mir Career:

Hamid Mir joined the Daily Jang (Lahore) in 1987 and worked there as a sub-editor, reporter, and feature writer and edition in charge. In 1994, he broke the scandal of submarines purchase in Daily Jang. Some close of Asif Ali Zardari was involved in this Scandal, along with some Navy officials.

In 1996, Mir become the editor of Daily Pakistan in Islamabad, making him the youngest editor of any national Urdu newspaper in the history of Pakistani Journalism. He lost his job in 1997 because he wrote an article in Daily Jang about the corruption against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Mir went to eastern Afghanistan, where he investigated the escape of Osama bin Laden from Tora Bora mountains in December 2001. He also writes the Biography of Osama bin Laden, as well as a weekly column in Daily Jang.

Hamid Mir Family:

Mir belongs to a literary and journalistic family. His granddad, Mir Abdul Aziz was an Urdu, Persian, and Punjabi language writer from Sialkot. Mir’s dad, teacher Waris Mir, was likewise a feature writer for Daily Jang and a critic of military dictator General Ziaul Haq. According to Mir, his mother lost his whole family during the migration from Jammu to Pakistan in 1947 after independence in 1947. His father died o 9th July 1987 under circumstances at the age of 48, it has been noticed that he was poisoned by the military regime. Mir enters the Journalism after the death of his father. Mir has three brothers, two are journalists. Mir’s wife has been working with Pakistani television for many years.

Hamid Mir Height, Weight, Eye Color, and Hair Color:

  • Height: 6 feet
  • Weight: 80 KG
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black

Hamid Mir Father was Nominated for Bangladesh’s Civilian Award:

The Bangladeshi government has nominated late Professor Waris Mir, father of Geo News Anchor Hamid Mir for the highest civilian award in the country. According to TV reports, Waris Mir has nominated for his outspoken criticism of the 1971 operation by the Pakistan Army in East Pakistan, which leads to the split of Pakistan and the formation of Bangladesh

Waris Mir was nominated by the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid, daughter of Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, who was the founder of Bangladesh.

Pakistani Journalist Hamid Mir got Threats:

Bob Dietz, the New York-based group’s Asia coordinator, says an “Intense campaign” to Hamid Mir Started last week after he wrote in his weekly Column that Pakistan has to apologize from Bangladesh for atrocities committed in 1971 when Bangladesh seceded from Pakistan. Mir’s column appears in the Urdu-language Daily Jang. Mir had referred to books written by Pakistan Army officers that admitted to atrocities against Bengalis. He got more threats day by day.

Hamid Mir Favorites:

  • Favorite Food: Desi Food, Daal Chawal
  • Favorite Destination: Pakistan
  • Favorite Color: White, Balck
  • Hobbies: Reading Books

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