Arshad sharif biography about his family, living conditions,job, conflict, death and performance.

  1. Arshad sharif biography.

 Arshad Sharif (born 22 February 1973 – 23 October 2022) was a Pakistani journalist, author and TV news anchor. He specialized in investigative journalism, and has covered many political events in the country for national and international news organizations, particularly in the UK. On March 23, 2019, he was awarded Pride of Performance by the President of Pakistan for his services in journalism. He was known for his investigative journalism.

    2.Arshad Sharif bio Information:



            22 February 1973 at Karachi .



 23 October 2022 at Kajiado (Kenya).


      Cause of death.

   Killed in police encounter.





     Joyria Arshad.


     Four sons and one daughter.

       Basis Education.

 Quaid-e-Azam University

 University of Karachi

      Educational Credentials.

       MA Public Administration.

     Arshad sharif Profession.

 Journalist, analyst, anchor person.

       Professional Language.

         Urdu and English.



       3. Arshad sharif Job:

     Earlier worked in ARY TV network now working as a freelancer.

 Arshad Sharif was associated with the hosting industry till 2022 and was hosting for the program Powerplay on ARY News in the last days. Arshad Sharif served as news director in Aaj TV. Before joining Aaj, he was hosting Dunya TV’s news team as the director of news and the program Why. On August 2, 2022, he lost his job at ARY due to one of his programs, and since then he was running his own YouTube channel until his death.

    4. Arshad sharif living conditions:

 Arshad Sharif was born in Karachi, Pakistan to Commander Muhammad Sharif. He started his journalism career in 1993 as a freelancer while still a student. He obtained Master of Science degree in Public Administration from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad.

 Arshad Sharif’s father, Commander Muhammad Sharif, died of a heart attack at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in May 2011. His younger brother, Major Ashraf Sharif, was killed in May 2011 while on his way to attend his father’s funeral. On hearing the news of the death of his father, Major Ashraf Sharif, Bannu left the cantonment and refused a driver or escort. A few kilometers away, his car veered off the road and hit a tree, killing him on the spot. Commander Mohammad Sharif and Arshad Sharif’s younger brother Major Ashraf Sharif were laid to rest in H-11 graveyard with full military honours.

 Arshad Sharif has also been Head of News as Director of Aaj News and Dunya TV. He has served as the Bureau Chief of Dawn News since 2011.

 His first media job was with the weekly newspaper Plus, serving as a columnist, reporter and managing editor in 1999. Arshad Sharif joined The News in 1999 and Daily Dawn in 2001.


     5. Arshad sharif as a journalist:

 Arshad Sharif covered conflicts in tribal areas with expertise in defense and foreign affairs. He has reported for leading Pakistani news organizations from London, Paris, Strasbourg and Cal. Arshad Sharif is the winner of the 2012 Awareness Award. Arshad Sharif as anchor and Adeel Raja as producer won the 2016 Investigative Journalist of the Year award for the program Powerplay. In 2018, Arshad Sharif won the Current Affairs Anchor of the Year award.

 Arshad Sharif started his program Powerplay on ARY News in 2014 and this program proved to be a huge success. Instead of debating, the program focused on giving new information to the viewers. After this program, the government had to review the privatization of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. Arshad Sharif pointed out that the motorway project is going to Saifur Rehman of Accountability Commission. He disclosed the document signed by Saifur Rehman and the chairman of the National Highway Authority in China to the Chinese investment company.

 Arshad Sharif spearheaded the most controversial privatization in Pakistan’s history, Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB). Arshad Sharif unearthed the long-lost National Accountability Bureau (NAB) report on the privatization of MCB, which revealed how Nawaz Sharif handed over the bank to Mian Mansha for petty favours. He also drew attention to the illegal purchase of St. James Hotel in London by Nishat Group.

 Powerplay is perhaps the only Pakistani news channel program that started raising questions on the Sharif family’s foreign assets even before the Panama Papers. Later, the Powerplay team sent queries to the Prime Minister’s Media Cell regarding their offshore companies, which are yet to be answered. Arshad Sharif, through his program Powerplay, brought Ishaq Dar’s affidavit, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Panama Leaks inquiry and most of the documents and investigations related to offshore companies, which were later revealed by Nawaz Sharif. had admitted. The investigative work of the Arshad Sharif family and their program team at Powerplay was said to be of profound importance in the decisions disqualifying Nawaz Sharif as prime minister. Many of the Joint Investigation Team’s findings were based on leads and investigations into the Nawaz Sharif family that were previously shown on the program Powerplay.

 Arshad Sharif has given viewers a new taste where he does TV programs with documents, putting them on screen to show the audience accurate information, evidence of corruption and shady deals. This is a new style of journalism which has never happened before in Pakistan. Most of their information comes from sources without mentioning the actual documents on which they base their story.


       6. Arshad sharif Conflict:

 He was famous as a pro-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf journalist. After the regime change of April 2022, he supported PTI and Imran Khan to a great extent. Meanwhile, in August 2022, he ran a controversial statement of PTI leader Shehbaz Gul in his program. After which the legal action against Shahbaz Gul has already started. On the other hand, his organization ARY also became a victim of bans and closures.

 On August 13, the police registered a case against ARY journalists and the CEO, including Arshad Sharif. The case was registered after a statement made by PTI leader Shehbaz Gul on this TV channel, accusing Gul of inciting members of the armed forces to revolt.

 Arshad Sharif left Pakistan after the case was registered, although other journalists remained in the country.

 A few days later, in response to Arshad Sharif’s statements, ARY announced that the channel was ending its 8-year association with him. Perhaps this conflict also led to the end of his life.

     7. Arshad sharif Death:

 On October 24, 2022, the news was received on social media from his family sources that Arshad Sharif was shot in the head and killed some distance from Nairobi, Kenya.

     8. Arshad sharif Performance:

 Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2019.

   In 2012 Awareness Award for Journalism.

       May Allah accept Arshad sharif sacrifice and gave him jannat ul firdoos. Ameen.

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