His columns in Dawn, where he worked as Assistant Editor, were widely read and admired. He was the founding editor of The News, launched in February 1991.
He teamed up with Obaidullah Baig and won renown for the famous Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) quiz show of the 1990s, Kasouti.
Lately he has been playing a significantly role in developing the much needed book culture by doing a popular programme by the name of "Kitaab" on Geo TV.
He has continued writing for The News besides doing gracing various news programmes of Geo TV as an expert. He is also engaged in many social activities, having been unanimously elected as President of the Karachi Press Club a few years ago.