5 Pakistani Songs That Made Me Cry

5 Pakistani Songs That Made Me Cry

Music Moves The Soul When Meesha Shafi’s Mein first came out, and when I first heard it, the article that followed briefly touched on the moving quality of music. To add to that, within the...

5 Life Lessons from The Cult Classic Tanhaiyan

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have heard that I recently traveled back to Canada. The fourteen hour flight aside, a trip half way across the globe isn’t always fun. There is...
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When the internet met Abid Brohi

It was a time marked by a dearth of local music. By early 2017 Pakistani music had little to look forward to apart from the annual Coke Studio roster. And then the internet met...

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...

Enaaya: A Crucible (Literally)

I’m not going to lie. Enaaya flew under the radar for me. I had no inkling that Pakistan now has a web series on an international streaming platform. Yes, it’s on Eros Now, which is...

How Decades of War Began Appearing on Carpets from Afghanistan

Many a Karachi living room has been adorned by a carpet from Afghanistan. Their reliance on symmetrical shapes, rich colours and fine wool makes them stand out easily. But not all the designs are...
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Top 5 PTV classics

This list was extremely difficult to compile, because everybody has their own favourites when it come to PTV classics . If you are one of those PTV production lovers then this video would definitely...
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Class Conflict, Coming of Age and Confusion; Pinky Memsaab Review

So I know that Nusair has already posted his review of Pinky Memsaab. And just to keep things interesting, I’m not reading his before writing my own. To give you some context, me, Nusair...

5 Times Vintage Pakistani Television Shows Were SAVAGE

Sometimes we get really nostalgic, we reminisce about the ‘good old days’ and how the grass was so much greener. During these times, we forget to mention that while old was gold, it was...