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Aao – Manto’s radio plays

Manto’s rich repertoire of writings includes a series of Urdu plays written for radio. Amongst these is the collection of ten plays under the title Aao. Each play’s title begins with Aao… (Come) and the series is written around three … Continue reading

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Yeh Hai Taoos Chaman!

As Darogha Nabi Bakhsh escorts Kalay Mian to Nawab Vajid Ali’s Shah’s splendid gardens, we get an idea about the king’s keen interest in uniquely designed landscapes. Asad Chaman (the tiger Garden) is distinctive in the naming of each tree … Continue reading

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After Taqseem – consolidating the work

It’s been a busy month this September with preparations for Taqseem – our new Manto readings on Partition and the two performances at T2F and at CBEC-SIUT. It is heartening to note that our audience is growing, and while we … Continue reading

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