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Talk Show with Mr Farooq Qaiser

NUST Literary Circle invited Mr. Farooq Qaisar, the man behind the famous puppet Uncle Sargam, at Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB), on Monday, April 14, 2014. The event was hosted by the Literary Society and was open for students from the H-12 campus.


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aduate of National College of Arts, and a Masters in Graphic Arts from Romania, Mr. Qaiser also pursued a degree in Mass Communication from University of Southern California.

In his address, Mr.Qaiser narrated his childhood experiences. “I spent my childhood with nature” he said.  During the talk, he also showed some clips from his programs Kaliyan and Siyasi Kalian which were aired on PTV, GEO and DAWN. In response to a question in Q&A session, Mr. Qaiser said that Kaliyan will be re-launched on PTV in April 2014 effectively. Also, when asked about the reason of success behind the program Kaliyan, he said that designing a puppet is not a big deal, the script is the main key element here. Sharing his views on the concept behind Uncle Sargam he told the audience that it was a depiction of one of his professors from Romania.

In the end, the accompanying special guest, Mr. Safdar Ali (Director NUST publishing) thanked the guest and NLC for organizing the talk.

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