Author Archives | Emaan Mahmud

The Collector (On art and the people who put it up) Part 2

Champa Chinioti begum on Performance art. After spending the entire morning trying to understand how could Tracey Emin’s work could possibly be considered as art, Champa Chinioti begum stared down at the list she had carefully written down on her imported notebook, which still had its price tag on. Things to discuss with our rich friends on Sunday […]

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The Collector (On art and the people who put it up)

Champa Chinioti begum decided one cold winter afternoon that she needed a new painting for her second drawing room. They had just moved into a new mansion at Khyban e Muhafiz . And Champa begum was always on a mission to prove to the world that she was tasteful , classy and of course richer […]

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Sana Safinaz VS the diamond wearing Marxists

After spending hours reading the comments on the controversial Sana Safinaz campaign, Begum O. Mumtaz decides to join the hip bandwagon and express her distaste over the infamous ad. The first draft of Begum Mumtaz’s blog – at begummumtaz.wordpress.com Jaanis, we absolutely must simply boycott the lawn by Sana Safinaz, infact we must boycott their other […]

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Things that make ME cry about Humsafar

For those of you who have just woken up from the coma, Humsafar is a Pakistani and totally Shariah complaint version of Bold and the Beautiful with the same amount of incest (totally kosher though) and an equally good looking cast. The refuse to age variety. Though some should have a ‘Best before’ label. With it comes […]

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