The author is a culture critic based in Lahore
Great musical legends were remembered by their musical barsis. Is the tradition dying?
We are losing the traditions and gurus of one of the most prolific musical traditions in the sub-continent
His poetry has been essential to every musical legend’s career in Pakistan
The Sikhs and Muslims of South Asia have always played an important role in each other’s ritual, literature and music
A pioneer of film music and composition
A legend of classical music muses over its developments through South Asian history
Judging the play independently from the tenor of the entire Asma Jahangir conference was impossible. The performance was scripted especially for the...
At face value, an initiative offering state support to artists fallen on bad times; should be applauded. However, it appears to be executed crudely...
Pakistan has seen many phases of intense cultural repression that continues to date
Last week, Aks Theatre and Lahore Arts Council staged Jaal, an adaptation of Agatha Christi’s And Then There Were None