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  • ‘Fight for Sanskritisation of Hindustani has been lost’

    KARACHI: The debate over the Sanskritisation of Hindustani and Hindi languages is not new said Vibhuti Narain Rai, a former policeman turned novelist, speaking at the Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu on Saturday...

    The Azamgarh born-writer was responding to a question put forth by Dawn about the increasing Sanskritisation of Hindustani in Indian films, with Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan being at the forefront of this revival...

  • EXCERPT: The dil is Hindustani

    But the dil — the dil is and always will remain Hindustani...

    The dil (heart) is there, apparently masked by foreign accessories, which are neither undesirable nor particularly unavoidable, but it is there, and it beats for a Hindustani drum even if the dance features Russian topis and British patloons (trousers)...

  • Jamal Faqir — the last of the Soung singers

    Soung music, which literally means The Song of Togetherness, is the sense underlying the inspiration the singers gather for being attributed closely to the nature and from there they draw His energy and ecstasy...

    The singers essentially singing in unison generally choose waee (a poetical genre similar to kafi) for singing...

  • Actors, singers demand health cards, housing colony

    PESHAWAR: Film and TV actors, singers and musicians have come up with a fresh list of demands after the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government resumed Rs30,000 monthly stipend and set up an endowment fund of Rs500 million in its recent annual budget for them...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i- Insaf MPA Shaukat Yousafzai while chairing the function assured the artists of his support...

  • CULTURE CIRCLE: 50 folk singers, artisans get Kamal-i-Fun Award

    The Punjab Information and Culture Department awarded Kamal-i-Fun Award to 50 artisans and folk singers in recognition of their services in a ceremony held at Alhamra Cultural Complex, Gaddafi Stadium...

    It was an enthralling experience for the audience due to phenomenal performances and Sufi songs by folk singers, including singers such as Fazal Jutt, Rubi, Reshma, and performances by instrumentalists...

  • LAC to record, document music evenings by known singers

    LAHORE: The Lahore Arts Council (LAC) has decided to record music evenings by prominent singers to put them on sale in the shape of DVDs and CDs at subsidized rates...

    LAC Executive Director retired Captain Atta Muhammad Khan said the initiative would not only promote Alhamra as every CD and DVD would carry Alhamra’s logo but would also help document musical evenings of notable singers...

  • Pashto folk singers perform in Alpuri

    SHANGLA: Local Pashto folk singers enthralled the audience at a musical event here at Alpuri Press Club on Thursday...

    The local singers presented songs on the natural beauty of Shangla with the message of peace and harmony...

  • Pashto folk singers enthral audience

    SHANGLA: Local Pashto folk singers and poets enthralled audience at a musical concert here on Wednesday...

    The singers and poets presented inspiring pieces blended with the message of peace and mutual harmony...

  • Legendry Pashto singers keep audience spellbound

    “Terrorism has pushed us further back and we don’t know that we would be singing in gatherings or what Pashtun call ‘mailus’ again,” said Ahmed Gul while speaking about his life and music at the function entitled, “Perzawana” or tribute organised by Latoon organisation and sponsored by provincial culture and tourism department to pay tribute to the living legends of the Pashto music by reviving the old songs through holding live music...

  • Swat singers perform in ‘Ya Quban’ contest

    MINGORA: As many as 95 amateur singers participated in the fourth round of ‘tappay’ singing competition ‘Ya Qurban’ held at Wadudia Hall on Sunday...

    “This programme held here at Saidu Sharif, Swat, is the fourth in the series of ‘Ya Qurban’ competition to give exposure to those singers or artists who remained behind the scene...

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