The daughter of stage actors, Sabiha Khanum is rightly remembered by her peers and audiences as a superb actress who got
Jameel Akhtar’s book on the towering literary icon Qurratulain Hyder showcases years of diligent research...
For once, Nahid Raza’s perennial subjects — women — don’t look angry and defiant. They come across as cool, calm and collected...
Eminent playwright Haseena Moin is presently in the process of penning her memoirs, taking advantage of being locked
Film and TV software mogul Satish Anand is largely considered to be a thorough professional who expects the same levels
A hefty tome that surveys literature on the megalopolis of Karachi could have done with more rigour and better fact...
Holding the Karachi chapter of the All Pakistan Music Conference for 17 years continously is no mean feat.
Yousuf Kerai may not be from a traditional gharana but he plays the tabla with the same degree of proficiency and style.
A compendium of prose fiction and poetic responses to the most barbaric colonial-era massacre in the Subcontinent...
A translated collection of articles by fellow writers, publishers and relatives about arguably the greatest short story
A seminal Urdu treatise on the Progressive Writers’ Movement is rendered into English by the formidable author’s
Richly illustrated and flawlessly written, the Mumbai-based Hecar Foundation’s Sindhnamah is a treasure trove on
He is a successful businessman on the one hand and has helped establish widely lauded initiatives such as The Citizens
Shahnaz Begum is no more among us but she will live on forever in our memories through the songs she sang for Pakistan
A debut novel is only partially interesting and suffers from too many diversions that have nothing to do with the plot
On the iconic star's 50th death anniversary, we remember her life, work and achievements.
Her co-stars remember her as statuesque even to this day. Be it her impish look or radiant smile, everything came
History through eight classical Urdu poets whose hearts remained ensconced in ‘Dilli’ even when they were forced to
An evocative novel about the underprivileged and marginalised in Sindh reads like a vivid screenplay
In the final feature on film music for Icon, Asif Noorani discusses the genre of film qawwali, which invigorated movies