Profile of Raza Naeem
Besides writing short stories, Mumtaz Shirin also brought out Urdu journal ‘Naya Daur’ with husband Samad Shaheen, which became a standard for journals at the time. Her literary criticism as a woman was a trailblazer in Urdu literary world.
The Pakistani state can begin redressing a huge imbalance by recognizing the struggle and sacrifice of its son-of-the-soil Hemu Kalani, who will be celebrating his birth centenary this year in March 2023.
The novel 'Sharam Booti' By Gobind Malhi looks back at the history of the Sindh Hari movements and more.
Sacrifice is indeed an unending series of virtuous actions, a special manner of living, a special way of thinking and feeling which influences the whole personality, whether this personality be of an individual or of a nation.
Nasir Kazmi, who died 50 years ago in Lahore, gave a new idiom and confidence to melody in the 20th century and overturned the opinions of critics about ghazal.
Urdu poet Josh Malihabadi, who passed away 40 years ago in Islamabad, wrote songs for the famous films like ‘Aag ka Darya’ and 'Qasam Us Vaqt Ki'. He is widely known for penning songs including 'More jabna ka dekho ubhaar', ‘Havaa Se Moti Baras Rahe Hain’ and so on.
A peerless poet, whose tragedies in his personal life, an unfulfilled love, migration from his home, shaped his poetry which moves with its grief and pain till today.
His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.
A personal tribute to Pakistan’s best-known Marxist, scholar, author and activist.
Who was Sahir? Met with benign neglect by intellectuals, not quite a mass poet either. His poetry was touched by romance, but his romance was too touched by life to be frothy.