Author Archives: K K Shahid

Na script, na acting

Of the four films that came out this Eid-ul-Fitr, Na Band Na Baraati appeared to be the underdog among the lot in the lead up. Of course, this is before the films

Criminal filmmaking

When we – repeatedly, painstakingly, relentlessly, on a loop – talk about the revival of Pakistani cinema, the only thing that Wajood appears to have revived is Javed’s Sheikh movie-making count. What

7 Din Bollywood In

In the lead up to Eid, the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage prohibited the screening of Indian films for a week. While a laissez-faire approach towards the film


Nisar should join PTI

If he hasn’t already More than Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan’s decision to contest the upcoming elections as an independent candidate from NA-59, NA-63, PP-10 and PP-12, it is the manner in which

Reconsidering religion’s role

“Are secular politics, aims and sensibilities impossible, undesirable and impracticable for Muslims and Islamic states?” is the foundational question of Faith and Feminism in Pakistan. Are secular and Islamic feminism compatible, or

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