About Khurram Ali Shafique


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Khurram Ali ShafiqueAbout the Author

Khurram Ali Shafique is historian, educationist and playwright. His published works include The Republic of Rumi: A Novel of Reality (2007) and a six-volume biography of Iqbal in Urdu, the first two volumes of which have been published as Iqbal: Ibtidai Daur (2003/2009) and Iqbal: Tashkeeli Daur (2009), while his pictorial biography of Iqbal, Iqbal: An Illustrated Biography (2006), was recently nominated for the Presidential Iqbal Award.

He is currently working as a research consultant for Iqbal Acaddemy Pakistan (Federal Ministry of Culture) on projects related to print, electronic and online media.

He was also the author of 'Life and Times of Pakistan', a 75-page cover story in Herald (Golden Jubilee of Independence Issue), August 1997, which subsequently led to the creation of the online Chronicle of Pakistan. He has also contributed over 200 articles to the national press on history, feminism, literature, cinema and other related issues.

As an educationist, Shafique has worked as a visiting lecturer, teacher-trainer and consultant for curriculum development with various institutions including Teachers' Resource Centre, Beaconhouse Schools System, Aga Khan Education Service-Pakistan and Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences.

His screenplays for television have mostly been based on Persian classics especially the Khamseh of the thirteenth-century poet Nizami Ganjevi.

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