Noor, the Missing Refugee Girl: A Play

This is an independent adaptation of AKBAR S AHMED’s highly allegorical play NOOR in the context of the Syrian refugee crisis. This was written and directed for SIAS Drama Club, of SAFI Institute of Advanced Study, for performing at the Calicut University art festivals in Summer 2017. In the original text, a girl is abducted by the invading US army

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‘Very Early in My Career, I had Decided I Would Never Play Subservient Women’

MUHAMMED NOUSHAD meets SHABANA AZMI at her Juhu residence in Mumbai and interviews on a range of issues – her perspectives on acting in film and theater, selection of roles, Bollywood and women, India’s changing political scenario, feminism, social work and family life. Madhyamam annual supplement in 2010 carried this interview in Malayalam. You have always been very proud of your parents: Urdu poet

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