"I want people to watch the theater which has emanated from this society. Borrowed interpretation only blurs the real image of a society.”
Javed Tak did not let his disability, enforced by a gun attack amidst conflict, get in the way of becoming a hero for the physically challenged youth of Kashmir.
Women in the valley are increasingly facing infertility and other stress-related illnesses, leading to stigmatised lifestyles.
“I have taken debt from people and I have to pay it back. If my son won’t help me with it, who will?”
This has not only added to the unemployment issues but has also forced thousands of Kashmiri youth to leave home for IT related jobs elsewhere.
Marred by conflict and government negligence, Kashmir's film industry continues to fight for revival despite its glorious past.
The calm of her life was shattered in January 1996 when a few gunmen barged into her house and took her three sons along with them – two of them were found dead in the morning.
In this media gallery Dawn.com brings you images from a series of plays that took place at a two-day long National...
A two-day-long National Theatre Seminar in Srinagar, titled 'Koshur Theatre', depicted life during conflict in Kashmir.
Ibrahim had gone to the market in his area Maisuma, Srinagar, to buy butter - he still lives today but that was the last day he ever spoke or walked.