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  • In theatre: New play Baba Jalinoos is all about hypocrisy

    If Zia Mohyeddin's Dheti Deewarain was a critique of an authoritarian older generation, Fawad Khan’s Baba Jalinoos will be peeling off layers of hypocrisy in our society...

    com, Fawad said that the audience should be able to relate to the play because it addresses hypocrisy: “The play is basically about this man, Azam, who belongs to an upper-middle class and falls for this jaali baba, who is a fake maulvi...

  • Budding singer’s tribute to Rahman Baba

    PESHAWAR: Rising Pashto Sufi singer Ali Baba Khan released his video titled ‘Malang Abdur Rahman’ to pay tribute to legendary 17th Sufi poet Rahman Baba here on Sunday...

    After graduating as an electrical and telecommunication engineer from a private university in Peshawar, Ali Baba Khan launched his singing career two years ago by selling out his gun to pay for his debut video...

  • Hamza Baba mausoleum reopened to visitors

    LANDI KOTAL: Authorities on Saturday reopened Hamza Baba mausoleum in Landi Kotal after it remained sealed for almost five months due to security reasons...

    Confirming reopening of the mausoleum, officials of the political administration here said that visitors were now allowed to visit the shrine and pay homage to late Amir Hamza Khan Shinwari, commonly known as Baba-i-Pashto ghazal among literary circles...

  • Rahman Baba Urs concludes with Pashto mushaira

    PESHAWAR: Poets and devotees from parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Balochistan and Afghanistan gathered at the shrine of Sufi poet Rahman Baba here on Sunday to pay their tributes in befitting words...

    The three-day Urs celebrations started on Friday and concluded on Sunday at Rahman Baba shrine in Hazarkhawani...

  • Hunza’s Baba Ghundi Festival concludes

    GILGIT: The four-day International Baba Ghundi Festival held in the Chipursan Valley of upper Hunza near the Pak-Afghan border concluded on Thursday...

    The festival was held at the shrine of Baba Ghundi to pay homage to the Sufi saint for his pioneering role in the spread of Islam in the region...

  • Baba Guru Nanak birthday celebrated under govt patronage in KP

    PESHAWAR: The members of Sikh community from entire Khyber Pakhtunkhwa gathered on Sunday evening to officially celebrate the birthday of Baba Guru Nanak with religious fervour...

    They gathered in the evening in Auqaf Hall to take part in special prayers and festivities of Baba Guru Nanak’s birthday, organised with the support of provincial culture department...

  • Eminent Sindhi writer Ali Baba passes away

    KARACHI: Ali Muhammad Rind, better known as Ali Baba, one of the finest Sindh language fiction writers died after suffering cardiac arrest on Monday...

    His relatives said he was at home in Karachi watching TV on Monday morning when he suffered a severe heart attack...

  • Homage paid to Baba-i-Urdu on his 55th death anniversary

    KARACHI: Tributes were paid to scholar and linguist Baba-i-Urdu Maulvi Abdul Haq on the occasion of his 55th death anniversary at a ceremony held at the Federal Urdu University on Tuesday...

    Maulvi Abdul Haq called Urdu the lingua franca and a unifying force of Pakistan, and demanded that Urdu be declared the national language of the country, he said...

  • Shabana, Javed and Baba: finally together

    Actress par excellence Shabana Azmi, her poetic husband Javed Akhtar and her camera-wielding brother Baba Azmi (cinematographer) have signed a film together...

    Shabana A is playing the female lead in the film, her hubby has penned a few songs and Baba is going to shoot it...

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