Lok Virsa to pay tribute to Bulleh Shah

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (APP): National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok virsa has organized a play ‘Bullah’ to pay tribute to sufi poet Bulleh Shah presented by Ajoka theater on August 29.
The play would be played at Lok Virsa media center, a press release said here Monday .
Bullah Shah poetry highlights his mystical spiritual voyage through the four stages of Sufism: Shariat (Path), Tariqat (Observance), Haqiqat (Truth) and Marfat (Union).
The simplicity with which Bulleh Shah has been able to address the complex fundamental issues of life and humanity is a large part of his appeal.
Many people have put his kafis to music, from humble street-singers to renowned Sufi singers like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pathanay Khan, Abida Parveen, the Waddali Brothers and Sain Zahoor, from the synthesised technoqawwali remixes of UK-based Asian artists to the Pakistani rock band Junoon.
The film will also be streamed live on Lok Virsa’s official website.