Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bashir Ahmad Khan

Bashir Ahmad Khan has been acclaimed as the pioneer of cricket commentary in Urdu. He was one of the integral members of the select band of the famed Pakistan cricket commentators whose voice had the charisma and charm to keep the listeners glued to their transistors sets for hours.

He has also been hailed one of the gurus of Advertising in Pakistan. His advertising agency, Manhattan International, has remained market leader and trend-setter for a very long time. He has authored popular books like Over to Bashir Khan, Glorious Years of Pakistan Cricket, Play Better Golf and Al Islam.

Besides being the Chairman and Managing Director of Manhattan/BBDO Worldwide Pakistan, he is the President of the Delhi Anglo Arabic College & Schools Association and a member of the Board of Regents, Faculty & Staff, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa. An active golfer, he is a member of the Karachi Golf Club.