Madame Noor Jahan

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Anarkali

April 19th, 2017|

This article was published in Dawn, Images, May 1, 2005.

According to one contemporary account, Anarkali was in her forties or older when she was suspected of having an affair with the heir apparent, Prince Salim, who was in the thirtieth year of his life and father to at least three sons from numerous wives. Salim’s […]

Profile: Syed Afzal Hussain

November 13th, 2015|

This article was originally published in Herald, July 1997, as ‘Recording the past’ with the caption ‘Profile: Syed Afzal Hussain’ (I think!). I had interviewed the subject – popularly known as Shahji in the showbiz circles – during a recent visit to Lahore. He was a thorough gentleman and it was a treat to have a conversation with him. […]