Author Archives: Sameera Aziz

Faakhir: A Combination Of Passion And Commitment

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) Success flows directly from personal passion and commitment because when you are working on passion, the belief is that you will enjoy yourself more and be more willing to do what needs to be done. The combination of passion, commitment as well as talent can be seen in Pakistani pop singer and music composer Faakhir ...

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Manzoor Mughal

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) All dreams are possible for those who possess determination, dedication and confidence. The only prerequisite for success is to keep your dreams alive; a true life consists of making every dream a reality. Manzoor Mughal is one such young man who dreamed to be a singer and dared to reach for the moon in the ...

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Shoaib-Sania Wedding: A lovely Cross-Border Match

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) The wedding decision of two South Asian high-profile athletes, 23-year-old Indian tennis star Sania Mirza with 28-year-old Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik was surprising as well as delightful for me. News related to both Shoaib and Sania has been surprising since they started their careers as sportspersons. It seems that Shoaib’s fortune is associated with ...

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High On Humor

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) 10th KTT All-India MushairaMany believe that the future of Urdu poetry lies in intense verses. However, at the recent ‘10th All-India Mushaira’, it was humor, and not themes of politics, sentimental love or even lyrics in semi-intoned style – ‘tarannum’, that garnered the most positive response from poetry lovers in Jeddah, who displayed their ‘not-so-shy’ ...

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