Firdous Dramatic Club srinagar in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages Paid floral tributes to Prominnet Stage, Radio, TV artist and Poet Farooq Afaq, who breathed his last a few days ago.
In this connection a function was organised at Seminar hall of JKAACL,which was presided over Shabir Mujahid,while as Syed Himayoun Qaiser ,Abid Ahmad and Ameek Afaq were also in the presidium.
In his welcome address President Firdous Dramatic Club Hassan Javeed said that Farooq Afaq contributed a lot to stage, TV, and Radio through his best capacity. He was associated with thease institutions for about four decades and was a revered figure in performing art. He has been a poet of substance and has a number of poetic collections to his credit.
His demise is a loss in performing art and literature.
The persons who spoke on the occasion and paid there tributes include Tariq Javiad. Fayaz Dilbar, Prof Faroo Fayaz, Qazi Faiz, Zahoor Zahid, Manzoor Ishbari, Mohd Amin Bhat, Umar Imtiyaz, Nisar Naseem, Khursheed Mir, Shakeel-ur- Rehman, Akhter Hussain, Shafiq Qureshi, Mohd Yousuf Shaheen, Hassan Javaid, Dr Abid Ahmad, Syed Himaayoun Qaise, Ameek Afaq, and Shabir Mujahid.
The function was attended by prominent theatre personalities and writers include Saleem Salik, Dr Gulzar Ahmad Rather, Jameel Ansari, Balbir Singh, Showkat Magray, Ajaz Rah, M.Amin, Ashraf Dildar, Jameela Khan,Yousuf Mir, Gul Riyaz, Rafi Hyder, Tariq Jameel, Mir Mushtaq, Tanveer Dar.
Proceedings of the function were conducted by Noted broadcaster Rasheed Nizami and vote of thanks was presented by Mohd Yousuf Mir.