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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.
August 31, 2019

Writing Class students interact with American Playwright

Eminent American playwright and actor Jessica Litwak joined Ajoka Institute’s writing class via skype on 18 August 2019 to share her experiences as playwright, actor and activist. She answered writing class students about the art of writing for theatre and film.
August 31, 2019

Bulha and Banda

Ajoka presented “Bulha and Banda”, a short play about the relationship and dialogue between Sufi Poet Bulleh Shah and Sikh warrior Banda Singh to mark the National Minorities Day on 11 August2019.
August 31, 2019

Jhalli Kithay Javay

Ajoka Institute’s Art of Acting students left the audience spellbound with powerful performance of Shahid Nadeem’s “Jhalli Kithay Javay” at the Punjabi Institute of Art and Culture on 4 August 2019. All actors were first-time actors and had attended a 3-months course conducted by Nirvaan Nadeem.