Lok Virsa To Pay Tribute To Bulleh Shah


Lok Virsa to pay tribute to Bulleh Shah

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th August, 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. `Bullah' is written by Shahid Nadeem and directed by Madeeha Gauhar.It will show a glimpse of the life of Bulleh Shah. Bulleh Shah's 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 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 play will also be streamed live on Lok Virsa's official website.