“Life as women isn’t easy,” says Anila (not her real name), a newly recruited sub-inspector in the Lahore police while talking to Pakistan Today. “As a women police officer, it is still no walk in the park.” In the last decade, many women were recruited on various posts in the police. The once male-dominated profession … Continue reading Being a female cop is no walk in the park!
Photographer Agha Rizwan takes the first steps towards institutionalising photo-journalism in Pakistan Photographs have become an integral part of our lifestyle and society ever since their invention. They have been the reason for major shifts in political agenda and mindsets; be it the picture of the Vietnamese girl running on the street naked, after … Continue reading Visual Burden: The essence of Photo-journalism
The beloved Pakistani comedian Jawad Bashir, lesser known for his directorial debut Maya, is all set to turn our stomachs upside down with his next, ‘Teri Meri Love Story’, revealed during a meet and greet session held in Lahore. Javed Bashir during the event told the media that is aim was to entertain his audience … Continue reading ‘Teri Meri Love Story’ cast revealed
A great sound system with a good DJ; men, women and kids dancing while holding the red and green PTI flags and chanting slogans of ‘go-Nawaz-go’ have become a hallmark of all PTI rallies. Lahore’s Mall Road rally was no different, with countless people sporting PTI colours crowding the area even in searing summer heat. … Continue reading PTI rallies, a happy place for small businesses
An anti-hero talks about his average looks, the cut throat industry and being an inspiration for the common man. One fine day, just when he was about to run out of cash he was called to HUM TV for an interview and was hired as their line producer The Pakistani entertainment industry has … Continue reading Finding the grey area – interviewing Gohar Rasheed
As the first quarter of 2016 ends, the overall law and order situation in the country does not seem to have changed on a larger scale but has shown a significant decrease in some parts. According to the Centre for Research and Security Studies Pakistan’s (CRSS) first quarter report of 2016 which focuses on fatalities … Continue reading No change in law, order situation on a larger scale: report
Along with trust in Punjab police Ghulam Rasool also known as Chotu surrendered to the Pakistan Army this week, after much aggravation. Chotu was definitely more trouble than his name would suggest, a simple security guard who worked for MPA Atif Mazari in Rojhan for about five years now led the Chotu gang, which the … Continue reading The demise of Chotu
On April 8, Taher Shah launched his song ‘Mankind’s Angel’, and the mankind didn’t know what to do with it. The song, which was dedicated to his son, was an instant ‘hit’, for lack of a better word. With millions of views in just two days since its release on YouTube, the news was picked … Continue reading My fans are my real soul: Taher Shah
In the first season, Ali Zafar presented PSL with its iconic trumpet tune making it PSL’s trademark note.
The first episode of Nescafe Basement 4 (NB4) was released in February featuring the cover of Jadoo Ka Charagh (JKC), it has received over 9 million views to date and we are still counting. The song was originally released in the 90’s by the then popular band Awaz, sung by Haroon Rashid, with band mates Asad … Continue reading Rub the lamp, emerges a rock star