Asif Noorani

NON-FICTION: WOMEN OF SONG

NON-FICTION: WOMEN OF SONG

A recent book explores the lives of select female singers of Pakistan to gain insight into the country’s sociology and its... Updated 07 Sep, 2020 04:24pm
NON-FICTION: AINEE AND HER FIRES

NON-FICTION: AINEE AND HER FIRES

Jameel Akhtar’s book on the towering literary icon Qurratulain Hyder showcases years of diligent research... Published 07 Jun, 2020 06:55am
STUDIO: ALONE BUT NOT LONELY

STUDIO: ALONE BUT NOT LONELY

For once, Nahid Raza’s perennial subjects — women — don’t look angry and defiant. They come across as cool, calm and collected... Published 31 May, 2020 01:36pm
SPOTLIGHT: HASEENA IN LOCKDOWN

SPOTLIGHT: HASEENA IN LOCKDOWN

Eminent playwright Haseena Moin is presently in the process of penning her memoirs, taking advantage of being locked Published 17 May, 2020 04:54am
SPOTLIGHT: THE GENTLEMAN OF SHOWBIZ

SPOTLIGHT: THE GENTLEMAN OF SHOWBIZ

Film and TV software mogul Satish Anand is largely considered to be a thorough professional who expects the same levels Published 26 Apr, 2020 06:04am
NON-FICTION: MANTO UNVARNISHED

NON-FICTION: MANTO UNVARNISHED

A translated collection of articles by fellow writers, publishers and relatives about arguably the greatest short story Published 20 Oct, 2019 06:59am
NON-FICTION: A TRUE LABOUR OF LOVE

NON-FICTION: A TRUE LABOUR OF LOVE

Richly illustrated and flawlessly written, the Mumbai-based Hecar Foundation’s Sindhnamah is a treasure trove on Published 07 Jul, 2019 07:24am
PROFILE: THE QUIET PHILANTHROPIST

PROFILE: THE QUIET PHILANTHROPIST

He is a successful businessman on the one hand and has helped establish widely lauded initiatives such as The Citizens Published 19 May, 2019 07:19am
FICTION: OUT OF PLACE

FICTION: OUT OF PLACE

A debut novel is only partially interesting and suffers from too many diversions that have nothing to do with the plot Published 21 Apr, 2019 07:10am
NON-FICTION: DOWN DELHI LANES

NON-FICTION: DOWN DELHI LANES

History through eight classical Urdu poets whose hearts remained ensconced in ‘Dilli’ even when they were forced to Published 03 Feb, 2019 08:32am
FICTION: LAMENT OF THE POWERLESS

FICTION: LAMENT OF THE POWERLESS

An evocative novel about the underprivileged and marginalised in Sindh reads like a vivid screenplay Published 16 Dec, 2018 07:24am