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Noorjehan or Noorjehan was the adopted stage name for Allah Wasai (September 21, 1926 – December 23, 2000) who was a singer and actress in British India and Pakistan. Her career spanned seven decades.
She was renowned as one of the greatest and most influential singers of her time in South Asia and was given the honorific title of Malika-e-Tarannum (English: the queen of melody).
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Fatima Bhutto, born 29 May 1982, is a Pakistani poet and writer. She is granddaughter of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the niece of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, and daughter of Murtaza Bhutto.
She came to fame after the appearance of her first book, a collection of poems, titled Whispers of the Desert. She received notable coverage for her second book, 8:50 a.m. 8 October 2005.
Susan notes: AWR member and fan Sadaf Shah wrote to me saying she wanted to share a story about Hafeeza, her blind masseuse. I was moved by the beautiful and simple piece when it arrived in my inbox, and I in return asked Sadaf to tell me a bit more about herself. This is what she emailed back: