Secretary Information and Culture Raja Jahangir said the Lahore Arts Council was not meant for such activities.
The celebrated drummer had been battling liver cancer.
The 26th anniversary of one of the most celebrated singers of the country is being observed.
He composed 209 songs in 37 films and most of his songs were sung by Noor Jehan.
Playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed said Shahid was perhaps the last figure from the classical school of acting.
The talent hunt will scout young musicians, artists and more.
Video messages from filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and singer Rekha Bharadwaj were also screened.
The filmmaker attended Lahore's ThinkFest Day 2 to discuss his award-winning movie.
The veteran star wishes to make her comeback in Pakistan's entertainment industry soon, hopefully with Nadeem Baig!
Celebs including Sarmad Khoosat and Eman Suleman also attended the festival to discuss the future of cinema.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police made his directorial debut with Daal Chawal, which he also wrote and produced
The movie is inspired by true events and shot on actual locations based on an original screenplay.
The evening concluded with awards and a dazzling performance by Azad Theatre.
Jhalli Kithay Jaway is the story of a young bride whose husband moved abroad right after the wedding
Permasher Singh is one of the six plays that will be performed in the festival.
The theatre group will take their performance of 'Book of Love' in Sri Lanka
The e-library will feature 4,000 books in English and Urdu along with Alhamra's archives
Gohar-i-Nayab will feature young singers, who will perform classics songs of legendary singers from the ‘60s to ‘80s.
The upcoming comedy film Wrong No 2 comes out this Eid
The film be shot in Iran, Pakistan and Turkey