Tributes

5 unknown facts about Iqbal Bano

5 unknown facts about Iqbal Bano

21 April marks the 7th death anniversary of Iqbal Bano, a highly acclaimed Pakistani Ghazal singer. To mark the occasion, we share with you 5 unknown facts about the late artist.   Her Childhood Iqbal Bano was born in Delhi, India and from a very young age, developed a passion for music. Her father realized […]

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  April 21, 2016   No comments
Iqbal, Jinnah and Pakistan

Iqbal, Jinnah and Pakistan

21 April of this year marks the 78th death anniversary of Sir Muhammad Iqbal. Called the spiritual father of Pakistan, he is regarded in the country as the main driving force behind the idea of Pakistan. A poet, philosopher and a politician, Sir Iqbal advocated for the creation of a Muslim majority state in northwest […]

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  April 21, 2016   No comments
Ayub’s legacy – The breakup of East Pakistan

Ayub’s legacy – The breakup of East Pakistan

The time of Ayub khan’s reign is often cited as a golden period when Pakistan achieved unprecedented economic growth and several development programs were implemented throughout the nation.  However not all of his policies were free of negative consequences and his administration helped plant the seeds of Bengali Nationalism. Economic polices Dubbed the “Great Decade”, it was […]

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  April 20, 2016   No comments
6 Awesome Facts about Umer Shareef

6 Awesome Facts about Umer Shareef

Today, April 19, is the birthday of the famous Pakistani actor and comedian, Umer Shareef. To mark this occasion, we bring to you these surprising facts about the South Asian King of Comedy .Fan of the man or not, you are bound to enjoy reading the article. 1) His childhood Shareef was born in a […]

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  April 19, 2016   No comments
Untold Story: The Last Years of Mastana

Untold Story: The Last Years of Mastana

  Murtaza Hassan, more popularly known by his stage name Mastana, was a celebrated Pakistani stage actor.  While we are much aware of his life on stage as he performed his impeccable acting in various plays, the story of his later years is often left forgotten. A prolific performer with a penchant for making just […]

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  April 11, 2016   No comments