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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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The silence of the self

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KARACHI: Artists believe that the ‘self’ is just as perplexing, and at times deceiving, as anything or anybody else. It is the process of self-exploration that leads them to explore the universe and its countless mysteries. But sometimes they don’t go beyond the search of the self. According to poet Jaun Elia, “Juz gumaan aur […]

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Jaun Elia may have been known for his verse, but compilation now gives fans prose to adore

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By: Zainab Imam KARACHI: So you think you have read everything ever written by Jaun Elia? Think again. And you think he never sought anyone’s approval? Think again! In a small room, perhaps the smallest of all of Beach Luxury Hotel’s convention rooms, enthusiasts and fans of Jaun’s poetry were introduced to his prose work […]

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