The Role of Translation in the Resurgence of Pakistani Dramas

Aisha Shoukat

Abstract


The purpose of this research is to investigate the role of translation in the resurgence of Pakistani Drama Industry, as well as to present suggestions and recommendations for the translators to come up the hurdles they face while translating the dramas. The data was collected through survey technique. Questionnaire were distributed among randomly selected participants comprising open ended and close ended questions. At the end of survey the participants were given 3 images to read and give their views regarding the need of translating Pakistani dramas. 40 participants were randomly selected from English department of The University of Lahore, Different cities of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Through findings, the research revealed the revival of Pakistani drama industry and the need of translation for the resurgence of the industry in a foreign country. The findings also shows the interest of the foreigners in Pakistani dramas. The study is important for the readers as it would act as a platform for future researchers to explore the new dimensions in literary translation.


Keywords


Pakistani dramas; translation; revival; international audience.

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