Saigal: The Trend-Setter
About the event
Join us as we host a tribute to the legend, Segal. With Jamal Mujeeb Qureshi, Sabuha Khan, Shahla Shabbir, and Shakil H. Jafri take to screen their memories and discussions surrounding Segal’s legacy.
Jamal Mujeeb Qureshi:
Jamal Mujeeb Qureshi is a Graduate of NAPA, and is known as a man of many talents. Presently, he is enrolled for his M. Phil (Urdu Literature) from Federal Urdu University (Karachi), and L.L.B from S.M. Law College Karachi, Pakistan. His Passion for Performing Arts kept him in the pursuit of achieving education from the most prestigious institutes of Karachi, where he acquired certifications and the Art of Storytelling, Drama, Script Writing, StoryBoard Writing for Musical Videos, Acting, Directing, Singing and Knowledge of Sub-Continental folk and film music. Carrying 20 years of professional experience in Theatre and TV acting, directing, singing and music conceptualization, Mujeeb still looks at every opportunity as a challenge to further his creative skills. Currently, he is a producer/RJ at FM.106.2. He has worked, and has been affiliated with, several artists, namely Kamal Ahmed Rizvi, Rahat Kazmi, Talat Hussain, Khalid Ahmed, Dr. Enver Sajjad and Zia Mohyeddin.
Sabuha Khan is a known figure in social and literary circles of Karachi. Mrs. Khan has authored six books. She is known to share a keen interest in music, reading, and writing. Mrs. Khan currently heads a Readers’ Club and a musical group titled “Mouseeqar”. She was twice president of an international NGO “Soroptimist International, Karachi”. Sabuha remained associated with the teaching profession for more than a decade and has also worked with PTV as a newsreader for 12 years.
Ms. Shahla Shabbir is a consummate professional, currently spearheading the Sales & Marketing division of her business, “Precision Services”, a renowned company in the field of Corporate Gifts & Promotional Merchandise. With her experience in the business world, she is always keen to assist and advise young & budding professionals. She mentors several people who are looking for counsel, and motivates them to excel in all aspects of life. A multi-faceted person with an education in fine arts; Shehla has consistently honed her skills over the years and has displayed her work in several exhibitions in Karachi, Pakistan. She is also a music enthusiast with a very soulful voice. She also has vast experience as a voiceover and dubbing artist, having worked for a variety of commercials, documentaries, TV shows, and animated movies.
Shakil H. Jafri:
Shakil Jafri is a writer, poet, producer, presenter, operations manager and social activist. He has started several cultural and literary organizations. He has delivered lectures and presentations on renowned writers, poets and artists at different seminars, literary circles and festivals in the country. Carrying over 30 years of experience in cultural, art, literature, social event management, he has also co-produced documentary films on social and urban issues.
Date: Saturday, 30th January 2021
Location: Facebook Premiere