Category Archives: Music

Shehnai: Tunes of tradition

CHAKWAL: As modernism continues to engulf the cultural essence of the subcontinent, there are some dedicated souls who act like a shield against the mindlessness…

Noor Jehan: Gone but never forgotten

Today, 85 years ago, a very special girl was born in district Kasur, Punjab. Had fate been kinder to us, she would have still been…

Arts councils plan tribute to lyricist

LAHORE, Sept 9: A colourful evening will be organised to pay a tribute to the late lyricist, Khwaja Pervaiz, by arts councils in the last…

A cocktail of voices from India and Pakistan

LAHORE: Bollywood flick Cocktail has released worldwide amidst a steadily growing build-up — while some of it can be explained by cast member Deepika Padukone’s trendy outfits (and…

The winners of Coke Studio’s finale

KARACHI: As “Coke Studio’s” much awaited final episode of season five went on air this Sunday, it was evident that Rohail Hyatt definitely saved the better…

The man behind ‘Waderai ka Beta’

KARACHI: Has the catchy phrase “Saaen tau saaen, saaen ka kutta bhi saaen” tickled your funny bone? Comedian Ali Gul Pir has now become the…