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Sikandar Rikshaw Wala

Follow the American vlogger who is journeying across Pakistan on a rikshaw.
Updated Nov 25, 2019 01:31pm

Aiman Saleem, Zubair Yousaf, Behroz Sohail, Musab Abbasi, Sardar Hammad, Mohammad Ilyas and Saleem Ud Din, the team who filmed 'Sikandar Rikshaw Wala', one of the finalists of Dawn.com Deutsche Welle's video story contest, #ItHappensOnlyinPakistan on the theme #OurDiversePakistan, have been selected to work with DW Documentary to produce a 12-15 minutes long documentary film and win a prize of Rs330,000. These documentary films will be released on DW Documentary's official YouTube channel later.

The film follows an American vlogger's journey across Pakistan as he drives a rikshaw to get around.


It Happens Only In Pakistan is a nationwide video story contest organised by Dawn.com and Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's international broadcaster. This time, the theme for the contest was sharing stories under the hashtag #OurDiversePakistan, and invited filmmakers from all over Pakistan to submit short documentary-styled videos that captured stories of unsung, unique Pakistani heroes. Jury for the contest included noted Pakistani documentary filmmakers Jami and Babar Sheikh. The contest accepted entries from July 5 to August 25, 2019.