Graphic Stories: Noor Jehan
Malika-e-Tarannum, Noor Jehan was a renowned Pakistani singer and actress who is known for her melodious voice and inspirational singing. She recorded about 1000 songs in different languages. She was awarded Pride of Performance Award by Government of Pakistan, along with several other awards. This interesting graphic story sheds light on her life, how she started singing and acting, and other interesting details.
Rumana Husain is a writer, illustrator, and a freelance contributor to national dailies and magazines. She has been an innovative school head and teacher-trainer. She is an Honorary Director on the Board of the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF), Honorary General Secretary of the Karachi Conference Foundation, and Founding Member of the ‘I am Karachi’ Society. She has written and illustrated over 60 children’s books and developed many teachers’ manuals. She won the 4th UBL-Jang Literary Excellence Award for Dr Akhter Hameed Khan which is a part of this graphic stories series.
Amina Azfar is a freelance editor, translator, and renowned author of children’s books in English and Urdu. She received the Mohammad Hasan Askari Award for the best translation work from the Pakistan Academy of Letters.