Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday said the current visit of noted Indian writer Javed Akhtar alongside his significant other, film star Shabana Azmi, to Pakistan would open new entryways of harmony for Pak-India connections.
In a gathering with the Indian superstar couple, who are in Pakistan to go to the “fourth Faiz International Festival”, Chohan said both the neighboring nations should cooperate “in the zones of craftsmanship to advance congruity and harmony in the district”.
On this event, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar said that they were overpowered by the warm welcome which had been given to them by the general population of Pakistan.
“We will always remember the adoration and regard which we got amid the visit”, they included.
On the primary day of the celebration, a session was held in which Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s little girl Saleema Hashmi and Shabana Azmi, the girl of Kaifi Azmi, reviewed the fellowship among Faiz and Kaifi Azmi.
They traded their perspectives about both scholarly identities to spread the message of harmony, love, mankind and kinship among the general population of the Subcontinent.
In the session, Azmi and her companion Javed Akhtar introduced sonnets to the gathering of people which valued them, other than praising the verse of Faiz and Kaifi Azmi.
Celebrated Indian on-screen character Shabana Azmi going to the principal session of fourth Faiz International Festival 2018. — APP
Afterward, a play ‘Kala Mainda Bhes,’ composed by Shahid Nadeem and coordinated by Madeeha Gauher, was exhibited at Alhamra Hall No 2.
Independently, a melodic show was additionally sorted out in which Tahira Syed sang lyrics by Faiz.
Moneeza Hashmi, the little girl of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, commended the administration’s endeavors to make the celebration an accomplishment in which artistic figures from over the world were taking part.
She said the celebration had turned into an image of adoration, affectability, and care for other people, including that various occasions had been incorporated into the celebration, particularly for youth to make them mindful about abstract identities and their accomplishments through plays and stage exhibitions.