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In conversation with: Uzma Aslam Khan

In conversation with: Uzma Aslam Khan

Author Uzma Aslam Khan concedes that fiction writing is a mysterious process, one where the story guides the writer rather than the other way around.

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“At no point in history has the written word been required more than in present times”

“At no point in history has the written word been required more than in present times”

Fahmida Riaz, writer, human rights activist and the author of more than 15 books on fiction and poetry, has always been at the centre of controversies. Amar Sindhu sat down with her for a conversation

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“You have to give classical music a new tone to keep it alive”

“You have to give classical music a new tone to keep it alive”


Sachal Studios
 is the brainchild of Izzat Majeed and Mushtaq Soofi, is a labour of love for both men. Their passion for music and their own personal experiences with artists have led to a deep-rooted involvement in bolstering the …

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The king is back, long live the king

The king is back, long live the king

Nawaz Sharif chose for himself the image of someone who did not yield to a request readily, a politician with depth and the capability of keeping people guessing.

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Kenize Mourad

Kenize Mourad

As a journalist and an author, Mourad has tried to bring to light certain historical events from the East in her nuanced and empathic fiction.

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Trail of success

Trail of success

Malick has signed three films with producer and writer par excellence ,Vidhu Vinod Chopra.

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Interview: Pankaj Mishra

Interview: Pankaj Mishra

Pankaj Mishra on the concept behind his book, From the Ruins of Empire.

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The all-rounder

The all-rounder

For over three decades, Bushra Ansari has been a constant fixture in the Pakistani media industry.

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The fashion ‘moron’

The fashion ‘moron’

“You can criticise my craft but not my inspiration,” says designer, Feeha Jamshed, leaning forward almost ferociously on the white leather sofa in her drawing room.

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Moment of success

Moment of success

When asked about the state of the film industry in Pakistan, Meher Jaffri argues that people should talk, blog and write more about it, demanding that local films be screened so the industry gains momentum

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