Anwar Maqsood Hameedi (Urdu: انور مقصود حمیدی) commonly known as Anwar Maqsood Urdu: انور مقصود) or Anwer Maqsood is a Pakistani playwright, poet, television host, satirist, humorist, infrequent actor and painter. He has worked in the entertainment industry for over over 35 years.
Anwar Maqsood was born in Hyderabad Daccan, India and studied at the Gulbarga trust School Aurangabad. He has worked as a host for a variety of shows on PTV. His work has included Studio Dhai (Studio 2:30) and then Studio Ponayteen (Studio 2:45) along with Show sha and numerous other shows. His work incorporates humor, satire, and an approach to hard subjects in lighter vein.
He belongs to one of the medium class families in Pakistan. His famous sisters include Fatima Surayya Bajia بٹوباجی, Mrs. Kazmi and Zubaida Tariq (cooking expert). His son Bilal Maqsood is a pop singer.
Fifty Fifty and Loose Talk are his most famous TV shows, specially Loose Talk is just awesome, the show is like a talk show where Moin Akhter (and sometimes Bushra Ansari) appears in different ways and Anwer Maqsood interviews him. The show is very funny and one cannot stop his laughing.