Contribution of Rafi Peer in the field of Puppet Art.

Aneeqa Mahmood


Puppetry is the subject to decline from Pakistan by the lack of interest of the people in it. Rafi Peer has strived to explore the significance and the importance of the puppetry as art form and some extent for the sake of education in Pakistan. The team of puppet art also counts the positive aspects of the puppetry that despite all the odds the art of puppetry is still alive and working in our society. The title of the promotion of this art goes to Rafi Peer Theater and cultural body who run puppet shows on proper platform. Among the all Rafi Peer effort against the puppet art is really countable. The paper contributes towards creating awareness for this art and entertainment through Rafi Peer Theater workshop.


Puppetry is the form of performing art in Pakistan.

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