Nadeem F. Paracha

Maula Jatt: the secret history

The biggest box-office attraction of '80s, Maula Jatt wasn’t just a great movie; it also helped keep the industry alive. Updated Oct 19, 2014 12:47pm

Dude, where's your positivity?

We have, in our midst, the most preachy generation that has no clue that they are a negation of what they preach: NFP. Published Oct 16, 2014 03:43pm

Photoshopping history

Why we don’t learn lessons from our glorious history is because it has been adulterated with myths and biases. Published Oct 12, 2014 06:53am

In the middle of it all

While the PTI and PML-N lock horns, it may be an opportunity for the PPP to make amends. Updated Oct 05, 2014 02:31pm

For the love of it

In context of Qadri's tissue video, NFP traces the most famous incident of adoration for a Pakistani political leader. Updated Oct 03, 2014 11:00am

The rise and fall of a spiritual rebel

What would our society have been like if Ghulam Ahmed Parvez’s unique message had not been rejected half a century ago? Updated Sep 21, 2014 10:30am

Shehzad and Dilshan: Leaps of faith

From pre-match prayers to prostrating yourself in thanks to God, religion has increased its involvement in sports. Updated Sep 14, 2014 12:11pm

Cult Pakistan - II: Sound and Vision

Back in the day, Pakistani audiences enjoyed a long list of fascinating TV shows and movies which acquired cult status. Updated Sep 11, 2014 04:51pm

A history of jabbering

Before Bhutto arrived on the scene in the late 1960s, rallies and oratory in Pakistan were pretty ho-hum affairs. Published Sep 06, 2014 11:34am

All fall down

There have so far been four major political movements in Pakistan that attempted to unseat the government of the ... Updated Sep 01, 2014 05:40pm

The brown bigots

There may be no overt displays but racism is very much alive in the most educated households as well. Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:47pm