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Asif Noorani

FLASHBACK: SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE

FLASHBACK: SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE

In the first two parts of the series on film music, roles played by composers and lyricists in the creation of film Published Jun 24, 2018 07:06am
FICTION: THE SADNESS OF SEPARATION

FICTION: THE SADNESS OF SEPARATION

A collection of poetry and short stories by Gulzar about Partition have finally been published in Pakistan in the script Published May 06, 2018 07:05am
NON-FICTION: SHARDS OF MEMORY

NON-FICTION: SHARDS OF MEMORY

A debutante author reconstructs Partition through the things fleeing migrants took with them from their homes Published Apr 15, 2018 06:28am
FICTION: LEAP OF FAITH

FICTION: LEAP OF FAITH

A multilayered novel punctuated with contemporary history that deserves to be read more than once Published Mar 18, 2018 07:09am
Footprints: Urdu in Makkah

Footprints: Urdu in Makkah

A WEEK or so before I boarded the PIA flight to Jeddah on my way to Makkah for performing Umrah, I was told that the... Updated Jan 30, 2018 05:30pm
NON-FICTION: RELIVING MADNESS

NON-FICTION: RELIVING MADNESS

Sixty-one years after Partition, a Pakistani travels to India with a desire to meet the man who killed his grandfather Updated Feb 03, 2018 02:39pm
LIVEWIRE: RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL

LIVEWIRE: RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL

Ustad Raza Ali Khan is a classical singer of high merit. The Indian vocalist is the grandson of the legendary Ustad Bade Published Dec 31, 2017 07:04am
PROFILE: THE QUEEN OF DRAMA

PROFILE: THE QUEEN OF DRAMA

In years gone by, roads actually became deserted when her serials went on air. Despite her output having dwindled, Published Sep 24, 2017 06:42am
NON-FICTION: BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE

NON-FICTION: BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE

A fascinating history of Urdu poetry written during the Progressive Writers’ Movement casts a wider historical net Updated Aug 07, 2017 02:49pm