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Jaza, Saza is a treat to watch

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More often than not Pakistani theatre plays are adaptations of certain novels/plays; one of the most recent being Khalid Ahmed’s theatrical production, Jasoosi Duniya – Eik Comedy, which was an adaptation of The Psychic by Sam Bobrick. Adaptations are usually tweaked a bit to cater to the local audience, however, there is a theatre play […]

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100 years of theatre

Echoes of a century of drama at Kinnaird College Lahore By Sarwat Ali As part of Kinnaird College’s centenary celebrations ‘Echoes: Bazghasght’ was staged on the premises of the college. When an institution is one hundred year old, the celebration is a recount of the salient features, some milestones and those remarkable individuals who helped […]

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Indie films have an audience, says Shahid

Salman Shahid has entertained the audience with his performances in TV shows and stage plays for years but admits his real passion lies in theatre — struggling for change and contributing something novel and unconventional has been his driving force. While cinema has not been the priority on the veteran actor’s list, the recent struggle […]

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