The author is a broadcaster, linguist and media teacher, divides his time between London and Lahore.
…when he was 17 years old and pursuing a radio announcer’s career
Ghufran Imtiazi takes us on a journey through the bittersweet memories of the golden age of PTV
Is our training in ghazal making it increasingly difficult for us to appreciate modern Urdu poetry?
Of all fiction writers in Urdu, Saadat Hasan Manto is arguably the most translated and hence the most well-known the world over
Ayub Khawar’s poems translated into English have earned him a global readership
One wonders how a dynamic and vibrant national organisation like the PTV could collapse like this
In an important book, Nasir Abbas Nayyar replaces the stereotypical image of a dirty, uncouth bohemian with that of a modern man and poet
An important book by one of the pioneers of Urdu broadcasting, Agha Ashraf, has been republished after 72 years
A collaborative effort between three Pakistani-Canadians brings out a much needed book on Progressive Writers’ Movement in Urdu Literature
Having mastered ghazal, Saleem Figar turns to nazm and excels there too