The 5 Board Games that Pakistanis Love

In the 90’s, daddy-cool took me to a local toyshop. Of course the man in charge knew me well, I had spent my time there buying off every Batman action figure variant that he...

Me before You: Book Review

This review will be as spoiler free as possible So here we go. This book is filled with happy moments, sad moments, family and most importantly, love. If you have not read “Me Before You”...

Top 5 Classic PTV Shows

Coming up with a list for our ‘Top 5 PTV Classics’ video has been one of the most difficult things I’ve done for The Kollective. And while the titles mentioned in the video are...

Lal’s Versus Marcel’s: Macaron Death Match

Ah the Marcel’s hype. Could there be a more telltale sign of how truly obsessed Karachi dwellers are with dessert? That we would literally spend a small fortune for the perfect slice of chocolate...

Elegantly Simple Pakistani Fashion, Courtesy Hina Mirza

For all its aplomb, Pakistani fashion tends to be a strange kind of monotonous. Yes, there is a lot of vibrant colour, embellishments and bridal. But lately, I’ve been wondering why that is all...

5 Pakistani Artists You Won’t Find on Coke Studio

In an older article, I warned, or let’s say prophesied, that if the producers of Coke Studio aren’t careful, their seat on the pinnacle of Pakistani Music will be taken. Today, I’m going to...

The Most Iconic Pakistani Songs of our Generation

Some days ago, in another one of my brilliant brain vomits, I wrote that Music and Pakistan have developed a somewhat estranged relationship. While that has been true for a painfully long while now,...

Why we should care about Verna (please?)

Last week, the teaser for Shoaib Mansoor’s third film Verna was released. Last week, we also held a little poll on twitter (please follow us by the way!) about the upcoming film. And well,...
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Power Di Game is one of the best music videos of 2017

‘Who watches a 2-minute music video and makes an 11-minute video analysing it?’ Us. We do that. But please believe the hype that I am dishing out in the title of this post. This...

Muqabil review; ambition left wanting

Last week, ARY digital released the final episode of its uber-dramatic television serial ‘Muqabil’, and I have some things to say about it. If you’ve kept abreast with the gossip, then this is the...