The Monsoon Season in Karachi: A Bane or a Boon?
A few way word drops of ran and the entire infrastructure of the city goes belly up. And it...
The Champions Trophy: The Ultimate Eid Present!
It was on a warm autumn day a few years back that Pakistan lost to their hosts and the...
“Maalik”: Reloaded
A sneak peek at one of Pakistan’s most controversial action flick! Few directors have the courage to take on...
The Monsoon Season in Karachi: A Bane or a Boon?
A few way word drops of ran and the entire infrastructure of the city goes belly up. And it is the same year after year as the tall claims of the local and provincial administration of being “prepared” for the monsoon look like so much hot air. In fact,... Read more
The Champions Trophy: The Ultimate Eid Present!
It was on a warm autumn day a few years back that Pakistan lost to their hosts and the minnows of worlds cricket Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club. As the Zimbabwean home crowd cheered in ecstatic delight, an utterly dejected Pakistani side realized that they had sidled all... Read more
“Maalik”: Reloaded

“Maalik”: Reloaded

Blog October 23, 2016 0

A sneak peek at one of Pakistan’s most controversial action flick! Few directors have the courage to take on sensitive topics that upset the ‘powers that be’ and still fewer have the necessary ‘panache’ to create a cinematic experience that is not only enjoyable but also leaves many answered... Read more
Anti-corruption calls by Imran Khan
As the ominous political clouds seem all but intent to turn into a rumbling storm, Imran Khan is gearing up his party and heading out towards Islamabad which he has vowed to seal at the fag end of this month, and has also asked his coterie of blind followers... Read more
Sattar Buksh: Thumbing its nose at all and sundry
The brand with an attitude does it again! Once upon a time there was only “Star Bucks.”  The giant coffee chain straddled the globe with few rivals and no superiors.  And then our one an only “Sattar Buksh” marched on to the world stage with a brazen panache that... Read more
10 Foods you should not order on first date
Find the right partner is difficult and first dates are even harder. A first date can be a nightmare of anxiety as you want to make a good impression as you are terribly nervous, you have so many thoughts on your appearance, and rest of the time is spent... Read more
25 traditional wear for men
When boys grow up to be men their tastes and choices become an excruciating example of maturity. These signs unleash the most when it all goes haywire during their wedding planning. While the bride sets her foot down and acknowledges suggestions, men finally take the wedding wardrobe under own... Read more
To end or not to end….That is the question
By SAB Some live life. Some just breathe. The process of inhalation and exhalation becomes really grueling; on the realization of the latter. And sometimes, you feel like ending this otiose process; for it should be ended. The only reason why you can’t end it is your timidity. I... Read more
Syria at a cross roads: World war III on the horizon?
By: Meer Khan The world is in a state of war. It is torn apart in terms of strategic and geopolitical relations and of course warfare. And, this foul weather ought not to be identified with a new Cold War because the Cold War abided by certain safeguards with... Read more
Anatomy of a Desi wedding
By Joan of Arc Before you start reading my yet another ________ (fill only gracious adjective in the blank) write up, let me warn you this one is nothing about being “philosophical”  or thinking-out-of-the-box etc. It is very random. It is pretty typical. It is quite debauch. So if... Read more
Panama Leaks: Behind the veil
By Darya Khan Soon after the Panama report was leaked, the world media was afire with reports surrounding the largest ever money scandal. Huge data excavation amounting to 2.6 terabytes of information have unveiled dirty deals, money trails, and political shenanigans perpetrated by world leaders, politicians and celebrities. As... Read more
BOHEMIAN CRUNCH – Where Urban Crafters Meet
By Sasha Scheherzade: Varah Musavvir’s Bohemian Crunch, is an epic handcraft exhibition that emphasises on creative displays and innovative products by  emerging young entrepreneurs in the city of Karachi. The craft exhibition was every bit as successful as Varah’s other colourful craft shows, at RoyalRodale except for the fact that... Read more
“Anuska left me, I will leave cricket” Kohli!
In perhaps the most shocking sports development this year, Indian cricket whiz Virat Kohli announced his retirement from the game owning to “health concerns” due to having being ditched by Bollywood diva Anuska Sharma. In a statement released through BCCI, Kohli, whose heroics in the ongoing World T20, turned... Read more
AGENCY RULES: First thoughts
By Sasha Scheherzade: Loved that invincible, clandestine operative, and uber sophisticated precision sniper, Kamal Khan! The thriller had me engrossed from the moment Pandora opened at PM’s Secretariat right through the Premiere’s assassination and the climax at ‘The Sanctuary’ till the very end at the DG’s office with a... Read more