Monthly Archives: July 1997


Women in the Quran

July 24th, 1997|

Dawn, The Review, July 24-30, 1997

The female characters mentioned in the Quran are often looked upon as narrative tools in stories essentially centered around men. They are seldom listed and studied for their own sake: to check what kind of female images God has chosen to present before us.

Such a study, if carried out, should […]

Syed Afzal Hussain – Recording the past

July 1st, 1997|

Herald, July 1997

Syed Afzal Hussain, popularly known as ‘Shahji’ in film circles, is the most senior sound recordist in the the national industry. But few know that he is also the man who produced landmark films of Pakistani cinema like Lakhon Mein Aik and Naag Muni. Unlike others in the industry, Shahji’s unassuming personality belies his achievements. […]