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Anwar Maqsood’s play “Kyun Nikala” to set stages of Arts Council

Karachi, July 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): Renowned writer and intellectual Anwar Maqsood’s play “Kyun Nikala” to set stages of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi once again after approximately three and a half year. The play will hit the floor of Arts Council Karachi on the night of 13th august and later it will be presented in various cities including Islamabad and Lahore. Using his trademark humorous tone tinged with satire, he said that recently the phrase “Kyun Nikala” has been popularized among the masses due to its political reasoning yet he named his theatre play as “Kyun Nikala” before the phrase was even familiar to anyone.

He shared his renditions on 5th July at Arts Council of Pakistan during the press conference where Mr. Anwar Maqsood was taking to media along with president Arts Council Muhammad Ahmed Shah and director of theatre play “Kyun Nikala”, Anwar Maqsood further said that after long three and a half year, I wrote this play because of the constant insisting of Mr. Ahmed Shah and Dawar Mehmood. He briefly shared the story of “Kyun Nikala” and said the story will revolve around the Bengali cook who wants to participate in elections. He further talked about the upcoming general elections 2018 and said that 25th July will be an important day for every Pakistani and everyone should cast their vote for their rightful cause and the betterment of our country.

President Arts Council Karachi Muhammad Ahmed Shah said there are no less in the number of theatres which are being played however the exceptional combination of Anwar Maqsood and Dawar Mehmood is nowhere to be seen. The duo is lethal in the world of theatre play. He further said that I predict a huge success of this upcoming play as I am getting too many calls regarding the play and when it will happen. Mr. Shah said that whenever Anwar Maqsood’s play hit the stages, thousands of people participate in these shows due to the unprecedented works of Anwar Maqsood.

Dawar Mehmood, the director of theatre play “Kyun Nikala” said that his chemistry with Anwar Maqsood is immensely strong now and he had been his companion for last 6 years. He further admired Anwar Maqsood for constantly spreading the smile through his theatre plays and said it should be continued. He further talked about the story of play “Kyun Nikala” and said there will be 10 new emerging faces which are being cast in this humorous play.

For more information, contact:
Media Coordinator,
Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi
M. R. Kiyani Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99213090-2
Email: info@artscouncil.org.pk
Website: www.artscouncil.org.pk