One of the most influential figures in Pakistan’s advertising and art industry, Imran Mir passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The founder of Indus Valley School of Arts Mir, 64, suffered from lung problems.
Besides running his own advertising agency, CircuitDraftFCB, Mir was a world renowned sculptor and painter whose work was widely exhibited internationally.
Born in 1950, Mir dedicated his life to promoting the love for arts in Pakistan. He graduated from Ontario College of Arts, Canada.
Pakistan’s advertising industry owes a lot of innovation and technological advance to him; his agency was the pioneer of introducing digital technology in film production by setting up state of the art production house, The Carrot Company.
A connoisseur of abstract arts, Mir ran a successful advertising agency which he founded in 1980s and spent the rest of his time painting in his haveli.
Mir leaves his legacy behind with two sons and his widow, Nighat.