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City Culture – #NeverForget

Aaj ke naam Aur Aaj ke gham ke naam Aaj ka gham ke hai zindagi ke bhare gulistan se khafa Zard patton ka ban Zard patton ka ban jo mera des hai Dard ki anjuman jo mera des hai Aanewaale Dinon Ke Safiiron Ke Naam Vo Jo Khushbuu-E-Gul Kii Tarah Apane Paigaam Par Khud Fidaa […]

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City Culture – Ustad Abdul Rashid Dhol walay Shop

How many dhol shops have you seen in the city? Where would you expect them to be? Certainly not at the intersection of Korangi and Landhi Industrial area! Well, there is the surprise for you. There are not one but three dhol shops there. “Why here?”, I could not resist asking the shopkeeper when I […]

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City Culture – Labyrinth of Reflections at Mohatta Palace

We live in a time characterized by Extremes, Polarity, Split and Division. The perceptions of the divide entrenches so deep in our mind that it handicaps our senses, vision and feelings. Arts and literature remain two mediums, challenging our perceptions and helping us transcend the divide. Rashid Rana is a torch bearer of modern artists […]

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City Culture – Vintage Car Show 2013

Colourful. Beautiful Cars and Wonderful People. Vintage Car Show has become a favourite of children and elders alike. The Vintage Car Show 2013 was held at Forum Parking lot on 24th of February, a clear sunny day with mercury only rising to a reasonable level. People started showing up as early as 12 in the […]

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City Culture – The Cry of Baldia Victims

“People have been coming to my door asking for a share in compensation money”, A masi told The Karachi Walla in his neighbourhood. Masi’s son was one of the victims in Baldia Town fire incident. She had not received the paltry compensation money by that time which was announced by a minister. “I have been […]

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