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The Sohni Dharti school of thought

November 25th, 2012|

The Express Tribune, Sunday Magazine, November 25, 2012

“This is our misfortune: we are giving birth to a society where courage has come to be understood as being a bully, and the nobility of character is seen as cowardice. Today, a blood-dripping gandasa has become the icon of our culture and civilisation, instead of the reed […]

The importance of being Eve

October 31st, 1995|

This article was originally published in Dawn, Tuesday Review, October 31 – November 6, 1995, with the highlight that “This is the second of a five-article series on the subcontinent’s cinematic culture. The third article on the function of film songs follows next.” Other three articles in the series were ‘The rise and fall of […]

The rise and fall of cult heroes

October 24th, 1995|

This article was originally published in Dawn, Tuesday Review, October 24-30, 1995. It was the first in a series that was introduced with the headline, “Celebrating the 100 years of cinema, Tuesday Review starts a five-part series beginning with this article on the cinematic heroes of the subcontinent.” Other articles in the series were ‘The […]