Shahid Nadeem’s Guide launched at PLF

Pakistan (Qasim Ali)

Sikh delegates and civil companies 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 creator 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 pupil activist to an acclaimed playwright whereas eminent poet and playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed spoke in regards to the repressive regime of Common Zia ul Haq and institution of Ajoka Theatre as a platform for dissent and democracy. Shahid Nadeem mentioned 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 obtainable for these wish to learn, carry out or analysis. Later, Shahid Nadeem signed copies of the guide. The guide contains internationally acclaimed “ Dara”, about Sufi Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh, not too long ago 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 non secular extremism and “Saira aur Maira”, based mostly 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 had been separated from their family members in the course of 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 gaggle of over 200 trainees of the Civil Providers Academy and their school 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 recommended Ajoka artists for a significant and highly effective play.

The play may even be carried out on the opening day of the Faiz Pageant on 17 February in Alhamra Hall2.