Riz Ahmed Will Attend The Lahore Literary Festival
The Lahore Literary Festival, that will take place on 24th and 25th February at the Alhamra Arts Council in Lahore, has released their schedule on their website and the list of the speakers that will be holding panels has got us excited. Riz Ahmed has been announced to speak at the festival in a panel that will be hosted by Shahid Zahid. Ahmed will be joined by the famous author Mohsin Hamid.
Riz Ahmed got famous after he won an Emmy award for his acting in the limited series called “The Night Of”. He was the first Muslim and South Asian actor to win the prestigious award. He had this to say in response to winning the award,
“I think what we’re starting to see is more awareness around how beneficial it can be to tell a diverse range of stories and to tell them in a way that’s authentic.”
Other personalities listed to attend the festival include Reza Aslan, Scottish novelist Irvine Welsh, Kishwar Naheed, Shobhaa De, Nadia Jamil, Adeel Hashmi and satirist Shafaat Ali.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org