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Remembering actor Kamal Ahmed Rizvi

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LAHORE: The 3rd death anniversary of legendary TV and stage actor, Syed Kamal Ahmed Rizvi was observed on Monday. Born in 1930 in Bihar’s ancient city of Gaya, Rizvi opted for moving to Pakistan following Partition and settled in Karachi when he was 19. Like most other thinkers of his age, Rizvi was influenced by […]

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Remembering Waheed Murad on his 35th death anniversary

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LAHORE: Fans and colleagues of late legendary actor Waheed Murad are observing his 35th death anniversary today. The Pakistan Waheedi Club will be arranging an honorary events at Lahore Press Club and also organise a film festival during which, the actor’s super hit films will be screened for the public. According to Muhammad Sajjad, General Secretary of […]

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Music composer Feroz Nizami’s death anniversary observed

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LAHORE: The 43rd death anniversary of legendary music composer Feroz Nizami is being observed today. According to industry insiders, the late artist was among the first composers to have made a mark in entertainment. He not only excelled in Pakistan’s film industry after 1947 but was also one of the best composers in Bombay before Partition. […]

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Jaun Elia – popular but not great

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KARACHI: Among the many tributes and eulogies that flooded social media after the APS attack in 2014 was actor Ahsan Khan’s Facebook post. Ab nahi koi baat khatray ki, ab sabhi ko sabhi sae khatra hai (There’s nothing left to be scared of, for everyone is scared of everyone), said the post. It was nothing out of […]

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Death anniversary of Riaz Ahmed Khan observed

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The fifth death anniversary of the legend English newscaster of Radio Pakistan, Riaz Ahmed Khan was observed on Saturday. Riaz Ahmed Khan joined Central News Organisation of Radio Pakistan in December 1970 and superannuated in April 1997. It was his passion for news reading that he kept on reading news bulletins of Radio Pakistan even […]

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Alamdaar road blast: Journalists remembered on anniversary

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QUETTA: A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday in front of the Quetta Press Club on the third death anniversary of slain journalists Saifur Rehman, Muhammad Imran Sheikh and Mirza Iqbal Hussain. Members of the Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) and Quetta Press Club lit candles in memory of the three journalists who were killed […]

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Journalists, Intellectuals pay tribute to Khalid Hasan

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By: JAAN HAIDER Pakistani intellectuals and writers paid tribute to Khalid Hasan as they highlighted the late author’s work and contribution to journalism. His friends and colleagues, who in his long career also worked as Washington correspondent for the Associated Press of Pakistan from 2000 to 2002, gathered under the banner of Washington Policy Analysis […]

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Death anniversary of poet Abdul Hameed observed

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Islamabad: The death anniversary of famous poet Abdul Hameed Adam was observed on Sunday. Abdul Hameed Adam was born on April 10‚ 1910 in Talwandi Musa‚ a village in Gujranwala‚Punjab‚ Pakistan. Though‚ in his article published in magazine Funoon from Lahore‚ he transcribes that: since my father was living in Lyallpur in April 1910‚ my […]

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Capital all set to mark Ghalib’s 144th death anniversary today

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ISLAMABAD: The 144th death anniversary of classical Urdu and Persian poet Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan Ghalib will be observed today in the capital. Ghalib was born on December 27, 1796, in the city of Akbarabad (present day Agra). He is considered as an all-time great classical Urdu and Persian poet. He wrote several ghazals during […]

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