Pakistan (Qasim Ali)
Sikh delegates and civil providers trainees attend Ajoka efficiency Lahore Shahid Nadeem’s guide of Urdu performs “ Hum Dekhain Gae” was launched at a guide launch ceremony held on the final day of the Pakistan Literature Pageant. Alhamra Corridor 3 was full of drama and tradition fans who listened to a distinguished panel consisting of Professors Shaista Sirajeddin and Asghar Nadeem Syed in addition to the writer himself. Professor Shaista, a extremely revered scholar and former head of Punjab College English Division, in her opening remarks, talked about Nadeem’s transition from a radical scholar activist to an acclaimed playwright whereas eminent poet and playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed spoke concerning the repressive regime of Basic Zia ul Haq and institution of Ajoka Theatre as a platform for dissent and democracy. Shahid Nadeem stated all of the performs within the assortment have been carried out in Pakistan and overseas and the aim of publishing them was to make them accessible for these wish to learn, carry out or analysis. Later, Shahid Nadeem signed copies of the guide. The guide consists of internationally acclaimed “ Dara”, about Sufi Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh, lately tailored and produced by z London’s Nationwide Theatre; “Dukhini”, about trafficking of Bangladeshi girls to Pakistan, which has been carried out throughout South Asia; “Dushman”, an adaptation of Ibsen’s “ An Enemy of the Folks”; “Dekh Tamasha” on spiritual extremism and “Saira aur Maira”, primarily based on circumstances fought by the Late Asma Jahangir. The guide is accessible from Ajoka Theatre and Sang Publications. Ajoka additionally gave a particular efficiency of its well-known play “Anhi Mai Da Sufna” at Alhamra. Written by Shahid Nadeem, the play revolves round tales of people that have been separated from their family members throughout the 1947 partition. The solid included Razia Butt, Nadeem Abbas, Sarfraz Ansari, Mohammad Qaiser, Usman Zia, Fahad Hāshmï, Shehzad, Bilal, Rania, Rabil, Sumavia, Yusra, Haifa and Anish. A bunch of over 200 trainees of the Civil Providers Academy and their college attended the efficiency as a part of their sensitisation to significant artwork and tradition. A delegation of about 45 Sikhs from California additionally attended the efficiency as particular friends. Director of Civil Providers Academy Ms Ayesha Tareen thanked Ajoka for the efficiency. Vicky Singh of Sikh Lens, California counseled Ajoka artists for a significant and highly effective play.
The play will even be carried out on the opening day of the Faiz Pageant on 17 February in Alhamra Hall2.