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Lahore, Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan

« The city repeats its life, identical, shifting up and down on its empty chessboard. The inhabitants repeat the same scenes, with the actors changed; they repeat the same speeches with variously combined accents »  —Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

His carpet is stone, dirt

And trash that no one wants

Decorated by urine and faeces

Which is often his own

Feet blistered with red blue sores

Toenails crafted with serrated stones...

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Lahore Museum
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Old Lahore
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Wazir Khan Mosque
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When asked to reflect on his homeland of Pakistan, a country forever transformed by a history of partition and postcolonialism, Ahmad Ibrahim Suphi stated that “the people of the country are so divided nowadays it is...

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Urdu Drama Serial:-

Episode# 1
(Translation)

Scene No. 01

Location: Jungle
Characters: Akbar, Nazo
Time: Night.

Screenplay:

The eerie ambience owes to the thunder...

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A million things come to my mind when I think of what’s in a name. As a Pakistani, everything is in a name. In Pakistan, if you happen to be named Zardari (the current President of Pakistan), you can rob a bank or a...

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My graduate training is in the field of creative writing, with a specialization in fiction. During the course of my graduate study, I produced fiction based that was based on Karachi and arose out of the conflicts of...

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Being part of the city Lahore has integrated in me the love for spicy food; ‘kebabs’ (meat grilled on a skewer over coal), ‘malai boti’ (creamy, buttery chicken), paalik paneer (spinach with...

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It all started one cold day

With angry eyes and angry ways

We marched out in the snow

Our figures hidden and voices low

We had to talk to them

We had to talk to them

They had...

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