Mohammad Nisar Hussain was basically a textile engineer but he started his showbiz career with stage dramas. He joined Pakistan Television in 1964 and produced his first TV play Bano ki Diary which was written by Bano Qudsiya. His famous drama serial were Ek Mohabbat So Afsanay, Hairatkada, Qila Kahania, Dramay and many more.
When Zia-regime discouraged to show Pakistani movies on Ptv, Mohammad Nisar Hussain introduced teleplay from Ptv Lahore Centre in 1981. The most famous of all teleplay was Ragon Mein Andhera in 1983, which was based on drug Mafia's. It was a main problem in Pakistan in the 1980s, because Heroin, Kalashnikov and Dollars were trade mark for General Zia-regime, which was known as drug-smugglers in the western press. Pakistan's main city Karachi saw the worst sectarian and ethnics violence due to these criminals mafias and many hundreds people were killed during the civil war in Karachi between Pashto speaking Afghans and Urdu speaking MQM followers. Ptv's super hit crime-series Andhera Ujala was a continuity of this teleplay and a Punjabi film Joora (1986) was made on this story as well - during the shooting of this film two famous actors Aslam Parvez and Iqbal Hassan were killed in a car accident.
Mohammad Nisar Hussain became General Manager on Ptv Lahore and was awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan. He was married to film actress Najma Mehboob and died at Lahore on March 25, 2001.