Category Archive: Limelight

The Ugly Ducklings of Bollywood

The Ugly Ducklings of Bollywood

Schools in Dubai have an interesting policy. Some schools only give admission to the kids whose elder siblings are already studying in that school. Similar is the story of Bollywood. If an elder...
Urs of Abdullah Shah Ghazi: A Day to Remember

Urs of Abdullah Shah Ghazi: A Day to Remember

A trip to Karachi is incomplete without visiting the seaside. It is the only waterway that links Pakistan to the outside world. The experience of visiting the sea brightens the spirits of the young...
Boat Basin: Karachi’s New Heart

Boat Basin: Karachi’s New Heart

It used to be called the city of lights but due to the recent performance of Karachi Electric Supply Company, the city has lost its title. But when you lose some, you win some … and Karachi has...
Morning Show Mania

Morning Show Mania

It’s amazing how the artificially glittering morning shows have become an imperative part of almost all the TV channels today. Hosted by the renowned actors and actresses, the ratings of these...
Why Is It Difficult Being the Son of a Legend?

Why Is It Difficult Being the Son of a Legend?

A couple of months ago, being bored out of my mind I turned to Youtube for entertainment. After spending hours watching videos I came across a couple of old, forgotten songs by Asif Hassan Mehdi. I...
Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest: Music for Sustainable Development

Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest: Music for Sustainable Development

Recently an idea struck me at a preparatory workshop of Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest in Austria. The idea was of sustainable development, around which the contest was centered. Sometimes I feel...
Music For a Cause

Music For a Cause

Music, like other mediums of art is a form of expression. While majority of the work being churned out these days leaves me unimpressed, bored and sometimes enraged, good purposeful content leaves...