March 26 is celebrated as Independence Day in Bangladesh, once a part of Pakistan. Forty-eight years on, Pakistan...
The song's lyrics work because the musical structure they are encased in is so hauntingly evocative
Eos offers the incoming Prime Minister an agenda of some critical issues confronting Pakistan today — what should be the
For a couple of years, Mohammed Hanif followed Asma Jahangir on her annual fact-finding missions to Balochistan.
The defining image that encapsulated the importance of Asma Jahangir may have been that of her funeral
A debut collection of English poems allows its writer to address his personal obsessions
The British Red Arrows aerobatic team put on quite a show at Karachi’s Seaview beach and saved a parental bonding
Ayesha Karim, co-founder and COO of Alexi, explains how the service enlists the help of authors and other cultural
Dr Ayesha Jalal is the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University in the US, with a joint appointment...
Hasan Zaidi recalls the idiosyncrasies of Pakistan's greatest guitarist
Aamir Zaki was a prodigiously talented musician but also nurtured a darkness within himself.
This book of personal essays is remarkably pioneering both in format and scope and defies straightforward categorisation
After the ban on Raees, there is news that another Indian film has run afoul of the censors...
Another week, another new absurdity from the guardians of Pakistan’s cinematic morality. Two weeks ago, this paper...
Michael Palin talks about the importance of comedy, the act of writing and what he likes about Pakistan …
Perhaps it’s time actors too begin to think about how technology might impact their profession.
Raees is a dream come true for Mahira Khan. So what's next on her agenda?
With her film Raees opposite Shah Rukh Khan releasing in three days, what does Mahira Khan dream about now?
Regular readers of Dawn may have, hopefully, noticed a gradual change in the content of Images on Sunday over the...
Dobara Phir Se’s strength is in its depiction of contemporary expatriate urban life with a very Pakistani ethos