Bollywood legendary actor Shabana Azmi to attend 4th Faiz International Festival

12:41 PM | 14 Nov, 2018
Bollywood legendary actor Shabana Azmi to attend 4th Faiz International Festival
LAHORE - The promotional campaigns for the 4th Faiz International Festival is in full swing in Lahore nowadays. The invitations of the literary event have been sent and the program is all set to begin from November 16 to November 18 this week at the Lahore’s Alhamra Hall.

Along with local guests, prominent Bollywood personalities are also coming to Lahore to join the fete, one of them being renowned Bollywood star Shabana Azmi. The star has confirmed the administration team that she will be heading to Lahore to attend the mela.

Sources confirmed that Indian film director and writer Muzaffar Ali will also be joining Azmi at the Literary Festival adding them both of them have been granted visas for the event.

Numerous Pakistani artists are preparing to welcome the guests who will be making their way to Lahore via the Wagah Border on November 15.

“It is an honor for us to host this event and have numerous guests attending. Everyone who participates is a guest of honor for us,” stated Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s daughter, Salima Hashmi.

According to an administration official, Azmi will make her appearance during a special event held under the name of ‘Kaifi and Faiz’ while Ali will attend a session titled ‘Noor Ki Leher’.

Including talks about politics, poetry reciting sessions and some literary topics, the 3-day event will also see some musical & dance performances, theatre shows, and film screening!

The literary Mela is one of the most awaited events of the year by the Lahoris and has a great place in their hearts. The purpose of the event is to acknowledge the work of the great poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, who is popular not only in Pakistan but across the world.

We warmly welcome the great Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi for attending the event and expect local art lovers to visit the event as it is a treat for all the literature lovers out there.


US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 20 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.85 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.70.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.35 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.85 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.7 74.42
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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