Yawar Hayat Khan, renowned TV producer, director and an Old Aitchisonian died on 3rd November, 2016, at the Combined Military Hospital in Lahore following lung complications. He was 73.

Yawar Hayat Khan was born in Lahore on 18 October 1943. He received his education at Aitchison College and later at Forman Christian College, Lahore. He joined Pakistan Television in 1965.

Known as one of the chief architects of Pakistan Television drama, Yawar gave us a number of memorable serials including Jhok Siyal, Samandar, Nasheman, Kundi, Dehleez and Sahil-i-Gumshuda. After an illustrious career of nearly 40 years, he resigned from PTV in 2004.