National Epilepsy Centre arranged a musical night at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVS) to raise funds for their cause, and paid tribute to the golden era of Pakistan’s film music in the process.
To evening started with a dinner was followed by live 15-piece orchestra performance which transported everyone into the past by the popular scores of yesteryear. The singers bringing these memorable songs to life were Salman Alvi, Waseem Baig, Karam Abbas, Rosemary, Ashfaq Hussain and Wahab Khan. Accompanying these evergreen numbers were their video screenings from the movie in which they were sung, adding to the nostalgic magic of the evening.
Halfway through the evening professor Emeritus, department of neurology and former director JPMC, Professor Hasan Aziz gave an introduction to NEC and the work it has been doing these past 12 years. A documentary was shown to highlight the work after which Dr Zarine Mogal gave a vote of thanks.
The evening as ended with the announcement of door prizes and lucky dip draws.
It may be noted that National Epilepsy Centre is an NGO designed exclusively for epilepsy care, providing management to patients, especially those from low socio-economic strata with epilepsy irrespective of their religion, caste or creed.
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