The entertainment journalist died in a private hospital in Karachi after a long battle with cancer.
The entertainment journalist died in a private hospital in Karachi after a long battle with cancer.

Senior entertainment journalist, editor and 'Pakistan's first VJ', Nadia Faisal has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Her husband, Faisal Rafi announced the news on Twitter:

Many offered condolences on Twitter for the Geo Entertainment desk head:

Nadia, who was also lovingly known as Nieni had been working in the media industry for two decades, out of which, 13 years were spent at Geo News. She was the head of the channel's entertainment desk.

Her funeral will be held today at Mubarak Masjid (near Sea View) at Zuhr time.

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