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25 Jul

Shaan on Yalghaar and Patriotism

  “Why do people have a problem with us being patriotic?” - Shaan talks about the upcoming war film, Yalghaar that is scheduled to release later this year.    The first teaser of upcoming war film, Yalghaar, is out and despite the obvious militancy and action it looks slick and well shot. Simply put, it looks like a film made for the large screen – unlike the many smaller films that are defining the new age of cinema in Pakistan – but the question is: is the story-telling just as good? Will Yalghaar entertain or will it be two-and-a-half-hours of cinema that aims to violently provoke nationalism in a sleeping nation?     Shaan with Dr Hassan Raza     “We are a nation at war; we...
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3 May

The Verdict on Nabila’s No Makeup Palette

This is not a paid post. I’m reviewing Nabila’s No Makeup Palette in absolute fairness and love for a product that has changed the way I do my makeup every morning.     I’m not someone who uses makeup. And even at 41 my daily routine before No Makeup was moisturizer, eye liner/pencil and lip balm or a very light lipstick. Formal makeup for me was the addition of mascara and blush. For the last two years I have indulged in BB and then CC cream for a blended/tanned look that I’ve always wanted. Not that I ever managed to achieve it.   I must confess that I wasn’t too happy with the way my face appeared; it was always sort of underdone and patchy,...
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