Tribute to the Saree

At the recent Oscar event, Guneet Monga, the producer of “Elephant Whispers,” deviated from the norm of Indian women wearing gowns at global events by wearing a silk saree while celebrating the documentary’s win. Seeing the unpretentious silk saree being … Continue reading Tribute to the Saree

Unravelling the Mysteries of Mohammad Ali Jinnah: Insights and Challenges

I recently had the chance to read “My Brother” and found it to be an insightful account of the life of Mohammad Ali Jinnah by his devoted sister and companion, Fatima Jinnah. The book provides a good glimpse into Jinnah’s childhood and family environment but leaves us wondering about his inner thoughts and motivations. The book was an attempt to make him a hero, but it gives a very limited understanding of the man and his motivations. We may never truly know what lay behind the pragmatic politician. Still, Fatima Jinnah’s book gives us a valuable perspective on the life … Continue reading Unravelling the Mysteries of Mohammad Ali Jinnah: Insights and Challenges

Exploring Love and Relationships in Pakistani Drama “Dil Lagi”

Romance stories have a universal appeal that transcends cultural and geographical borders, making them popular entertainment worldwide. While I’m not typically a fan of romantic dramas due to their unrealistic portrayal of love, ‘Dil Lagi’ was on my must-watch list because of Humayun Saeed. After my family highly recommended it, I binge-watched the series in one sitting, fully immersing myself in the story, characters, and the rich depiction of life in the narrow lanes of Sindh. “Dil Lagi” is a Pakistani drama series that aired in 2016. It was produced by Humayun Saeed under his production company Six Sigma Plus … Continue reading Exploring Love and Relationships in Pakistani Drama “Dil Lagi”

Why Emotional Empowerment is Essential?

In recent months, there have been several cases of young women in live-in relationships who their partners have brutally killed. Reading about young urban women in live-in relationships who have faced such brutality from their partners is tragic and deeply concerning. The loss of life due to such violence is heartbreaking, and its impact on society is immense. I have wondered why leaving an abusive relationship was difficult for these women. They were all educated, independent, and financially secure; why did they continue to suffer? Why didn’t they come out of abusive relationships? Why didn’t they pay heed to signs … Continue reading Why Emotional Empowerment is Essential?