The plays he writes unfold many sensitive issues and unveil social weaknesses very powerfully with solid tongue-in-cheek statements. The best thing about Anwar Maqsood's writing is that it tackles hard subjects in lighter vein, which has proved an effective tool. He has command equally over all the disciplines of performing arts. He is a painter of national repute and writer-actor of class, known for his satire and humour.
He is an advocate of sophisticated humour, with numerous contributions for Television to his credit. Skilled and dedicated hard work has made quality writing his hallmark. Also, Anwar Maqsood has done programmes of varid nature both in the realm of entertainment and for mass awareness, as well. His typical style of comparing and communicative double edge sentences compel the viewers to get glued to mini-box. He does not believe in run-of-the-mill treatment in any field.
With a career that spreads over a large span, Anwar Maqsood is some one that Pakistan could be proud of. He is every one's favourite because of his departure from the conventional style of compering and writing. Anwar Maqsood is now considered a stalwart in the field of compering and writing scripts.
He belongs to one of the most famous and talented families in Pakistan. His famous sisters include Fatima Surayya Bajia, Zohra Nigah and Zubaida Tariq (cooking expert). His son Bilal Maqsood is a pop singer.
Fifty Fifty (sketch comedy), Show Time (Comedy interactive show), Angan Terha (Mini series), Half Plate (Theatrical teleplay), Silver Jubilee show
Sitara Aur Mehrunnisa (Drama), Nadan Nadia (Comedy sitcom)
Loose talk ,Majoo Mian