September 22, 2023

Pakistan (Qasim Ali)

Sikh delegates and civil suppliers trainees attend Ajoka effectivity Lahore Shahid Nadeem’s information of Urdu performs “ Hum Dekhain Gae” was launched at a information launch ceremony held on the ultimate day of the Pakistan Literature Pageant. Alhamra Hall 3 was stuffed with drama and custom followers who listened to a distinguished panel consisting of Professors Shaista Sirajeddin and Asghar Nadeem Syed along with the author himself. Professor Shaista, a extraordinarily revered scholar and former head of Punjab Faculty English Division, in her opening remarks, talked about Nadeem’s transition from a radical scholar activist to an acclaimed playwright whereas eminent poet and playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed spoke regarding the repressive regime of Fundamental Zia ul Haq and establishment of Ajoka Theatre as a platform for dissent and democracy. Shahid Nadeem acknowledged the entire performs inside the assortment have been carried out in Pakistan and abroad and the goal of publishing them was to make them accessible for these want to be taught, perform or evaluation. Later, Shahid Nadeem signed copies of the information. The information consists of internationally acclaimed “ Dara”, about Sufi Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh, these days tailor-made and produced by z London’s Nationwide Theatre; “Dukhini”, about trafficking of Bangladeshi women to Pakistan, which has been carried out all through South Asia; “Dushman”, an adaptation of Ibsen’s “ An Enemy of the People”; “Dekh Tamasha” on non secular extremism and “Saira aur Maira”, based on circumstances fought by the Late Asma Jahangir. The information is accessible from Ajoka Theatre and Sang Publications. Ajoka moreover gave a specific effectivity of its well-known play “Anhi Mai Da Sufna” at Alhamra. Written by Shahid Nadeem, the play revolves spherical tales of individuals which were separated from their relations all through the 1947 partition. The strong included Razia Butt, Nadeem Abbas, Sarfraz Ansari, Mohammad Qaiser, Usman Zia, Fahad Hāshmï, Shehzad, Bilal, Rania, Rabil, Sumavia, Yusra, Haifa and Anish. A bunch of over 200 trainees of the Civil Suppliers Academy and their faculty attended the effectivity as part of their sensitisation to vital art work and custom. A delegation of about 45 Sikhs from California moreover attended the effectivity as explicit buddies. Director of Civil Suppliers Academy Ms Ayesha Tareen thanked Ajoka for the effectivity. Vicky Singh of Sikh Lens, California recommended Ajoka artists for a major and extremely efficient play.

The play will even be carried out on the opening day of the Faiz Pageant on 17 February in Alhamra Hall2.