“Waheed Murad: His Life and Our Times” (book)

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Students at Punjab University review the biography of Waheed Murad

November 23rd, 2016|

The students of communication studies in the Punjab University have reviewed Waheed Murad: His Life and Our Times (2015) as part of an assignment given by the senior professor Dr. Bushra Rehman. With thanks, excerpts from some of those reviews are being shared here.

Muhammad Tayyab

A comparison of this book with other biographies of actors, from […]

A parallel between the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965 and the defeat of the Spanish Armada

September 5th, 2016|

On the morning of September 6, 1965, the people of Pakistan (including the present-day Bangladesh) learnt that their country was under attack because the Indian forces had crossed the international boundary near Lahore. For the next seventeen days, the media kept informing the nation that heavy losses were being inflicted on the enemy. When the […]

Sold for a song

November 7th, 1995|

This article was originally published in Dawn, Tuesday Review, November 7-13, 1995, with the highlight that “This is the third of a five-article series on the subcontinent’s cinematic culture. The fourth article on the study of some directors follows next.” Other three articles in the series were ‘The rise and fall of cult heroes’, ‘The […]