Monthly Archives: March 1996

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Pura Chand Aur Adha Geet

March 26th, 1996|

‘8 Days a Week’, Dawn Tuesday Review, 26 March – 1 April 1996

If you read one book this week, read Pura Chand Aur Adha Geet …

An anthology of poems by Azhar Niaz, who belongs to a special breed of poets who thrived in the Karachi University around the late eighties and early seventies (good old […]

Love “95”

March 26th, 1996|

This brief write-up was published as an entry in the ‘8 Days a Week’ column of Dawn Tuesday Review, 26 March – 1 April 1996. Needless to say, my views as a film critic have evolved much since then, and more so in favour of the mainstream Pakistani movies of the past (to which category […]

Aslam Azhar – A dialogue with a Dervish

March 5th, 1996|

Dawn, Tuesday Review, March 5-11, 1996

If you ask me to describe Aslam Azhar in a single word, I would describe him as a ‘reader’. Not only because he is a reader of books but also because he is a reader of the signs of time. He has tried not only to read into the meaning […]