Farooq Nazki Nazki started his career as a journalist in Zamindar news paper. He played a vital role as the director of Radio Kashmir Srinagar during the turbulent times in the history of Kashmir.
Farooq Nazki: Former director of Doordarshan and former director of Allindia Radio Jammu Kashmir Farooq Nazki breathed his last due to heart attack. His family members said this. Nazki has been battling illness for a long time. His health has been the same for a year. Nazki battled several health issues and underwent dialysis due to lung problems. Finally he passed away while receiving treatment.
Career as a journalist
Najki started his career as a journalist in Zamindar Vartha magazine. He played a vital role as the director of Radio Kashmir Srinagar during the turbulent times in the history of Kashmir. Nazki's contribution to the media landscape is significant. Later he served as Deputy Director General of Doordarshan. Provided media advice to former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah.
Known for his versatility, Nazki was instrumental in pioneering not only literature, art, poetry but also television in Kashmir. He went to Germany in 1972 and revolutionized the media to get audio-visual technology. An eloquent conversationalist, a popular poet, Nazki's literary works, including 'Kanjalvanus Nar Hyutun', 'Sat Baran', won him many accolades. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1995 for his poetry collection 'Nar Hyutun Kanjal Vanas'. He got recognition from the State Cultural Academy for 'Lofz Lafz Noha'.
Staying with son..
Nazki is staying with his son in Katra due to ill health. As the son is also a doctor, he is staying with him and receiving treatment. Nazki's daughters were by his side when he breathed his last. Born on February 14, Nazki is due to celebrate her birthday in a week.