Journalist, VJ Nadia ‘Nieni’ Faisal passes away

Senior lifestyle reporter and editor passed away after a prolonged battle with cancer


By Maha Ali

Nadia Faisal known as Nieni by her loved ones passed away on Tuesday after battling a long fight with cancer. She was a senior lifestyle reporter and editor who was associated with the entertainment news industry and reportedly worked for several TV channels. She is also regarded as ‘Pakistan’s first VJ.’

Her husband Faisal Rafi broke the news of her passing on his Twitter account.

Many who knew her expressed their condolences on Twitter for the senior Geo News journalist: