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March 3, 2020

Ajoka held an evening of dramatic readings

Ajoka theatre held an evening of dramatic readings of new plays to showcase the creative talent of students if Ajoka institute’s writing class stidents. The event was held in collaboration with PNCA at the Shakir Ali Museum on the 22nd February 2020.
March 3, 2020

Ajoka performs “Anhi Mai da Sufna”

Ajoka theatre presented a special performance of its acclaimed play “Anhi Maai Da Sufna” on Friday 14th February 2020 at hall 2 Alhamra Art council, Mall road Lahore. Written by Ajoka’s Execurive Director Shahid Nadeem the play is inspired by some true stories of the generation dislocated during the partition of 1947. It celebrates the undying human spirit and the story is told in an entertaining style, interwoven with inspiring songs.
December 26, 2019

Ajoka Institute’s play “Aimna” appreciated at PILAC

“Aimna” debut performance presented by aspiring students of Ajoka’s Art of Acting and writing course enthralled the audience completely at the auditorium of Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Punjab complex) on Thursday evening. Director General of PILAC Ms. Saman Rai and chairperson Ajoka theatre Zara Salman were chief guests of the evening who distributed the certificates among students who completed their acting and writing courses successfully from Ajoka institute. Passionate theatre lovers and people from different walks of life attended the performance.
October 21, 2019

Ajoka’s “Saira aur Maira”: a daughters’ tribute to their iconic mother

Ajoka theatre’s play“Saira aur Maira” which enthralled the audience this weekend, was in fact a tribute from Asma’s daughters to their mother, an iconic figure in Pakistan’s human rights movement. Sulema and Munizae, Asma’s daughters, approached Ajoka’s Shahid Nadeem wit a request to write a play on the occasion of Asma Jahangir International Conference.
August 31, 2019

GCU Honours Madeeha

The Syndicate of the Government College University has announced institution of Madeeha Gauhar Award for the best female artist of the year in memory of iconic theatre professional and founder of AJOKA Theatre. The decision was taken at the syndicate meeting held on 31 July “ in order to pay tribute to Madeeha Gauhar’s invaluable contribution to the promotion of theatre in Pakistan.