Lok Virsa To Pay Tribute To Bulleh Shah

Lok Virsa to pay tribute to Bulleh Shah

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -25th Augst,2016) : National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok virsa has organized a play `Bullah' to pay tribute to sufi poet Bulleh Shah presented by Ajoka theater on August 29. The play would be played at Lok Virsa media center, a press release said. The play will be presented by AJOKA theater to commemorate the annual urs of the great sufi poet Bulleh Shah. `Bullah' is writteh by Shahid Nadeem and directed by Madeeha Gauhar.It will show a glimpse of the life of Bulleh Shah. Bulleh Shah poetry highlights his mystical spiritual voyage through the four stages of Sufism: Shariat (Path), Tariqat (Observance), Haqiqat (Truth) and Marfat (Union).

The simplicity with which Bulleh Shah has been able to address the complex fundamental issues of life and humanity is a large part of his appeal. Many people have put his kafis to music, from humble street- singers to renowned Sufi singers like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pathanay Khan, Abida Parveen, the Waddali Brothers and Sain Zahoor, from the synthesised technoqawwali remixes of UK-based Asian artists to the Pakistani rock band Junoon. The film will also be streamed live on Lok Virsa's official website.