Yearly Archives: 1999


Latif Kapadia

June 3rd, 1999|

Dawn The Review, sometime in June 1999

There were better days. Karachi used to be a different city. Stage plays were in vogue and people from a cross-section of the society used to throng the auditoriums. That was the early 1950’s. And that is when Latif Kapadia started.

He was born on 27 March, 1935, in Nasik […]

Portrayal of women in the stories of Saadat Hasan Manto

May 13th, 1999|

Dawn, The Review, May 13-19, 1999

There seems to be no rest for the poor soul of Saadat Hasan Manto. While he was alive the conservatives held him in abuse for advocating women’s freedom. Now, in the so-called post-feminist age of literary criticism he seems to have become a popular target for energetic novices of criticism […]

Kamal Ahmed Rizvi – Man vs. Showman

May 6th, 1999|

Dawn Tuesday Review, 6-12 May 1999

It is hard to forget Allan, the most loveable conman of our television. The tall, lean character with a quizzical smile on his face, a new trick up his sleeve and, alas, an innocent stooge for his companion to upset all his schemes every week. Alif Noon went on air […]

Hakim Said: an obituary

February 1st, 1999|