CULTURE

Revealing Reminiscence:  Baithak(s) of Heritage Kashmiri Houses

Revealing Reminiscence: Baithak(s) of Heritage Kashmiri Houses

In Kashmir Diwan Khana usually refers to a large room/ hall located on any of the floors (mostly ground/ top) used to entertain guests and host ceremonies like weddings. Also known as Baithak, the larger ones in the mohalla would be used by neighbors lacking such large spaces.

Artistic Lament Over DD Kashir at Zero Bridge

Artistic Lament Over DD Kashir at Zero Bridge

As OTT revolution continues to expand its territory throughout the globe, opening a wide spectrum of opportunities for the aspiring artists, DD Kashir continues telecasting outdated and outsourced programmes leaving the local artist fraternity in disarray as they struggle for their survival.

Ertugrul, Esra Bilgic And The Frustrations Of Pakistani Men

Ertugrul, Esra Bilgic And The Frustrations Of Pakistani Men

Muslim men from Pakistan who had looked up a Turkish actress on a photo and video sharing platform, felt it their spiritual duty to educate her, or advice her, or berate her – depending on their self-confidence – on the ethics of being a pious Muslim woman.

The Mystery of Okus Bokus

The Mystery of Okus Bokus

The song, which has continued to be popular among Kashmiris of all denominations, has a number of “studied” versions, which attempt at solving the lexico-semantic mystery in Okus Bokus while none of these can be corroborated in absence of any attested data

Ghalib As Explained by Kader Khan

Ghalib As Explained by Kader Khan

Poetry, written in any language, has a kind of healing energy. To be able to creatively express unquantifiable and complex human emotions is a rare talent and Urdu poets like Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib, have done complete justice to it

Period, Pads and Shame in Kashmir

Period, Pads and Shame in Kashmir

Even Islam does not say that the possession of the knowledge of menstruation and vaginal health is forbidden. Islam only asks women to keep away from performing religious functions when their periods are ongoing. The woman has been considered able and free to carry out daily tasks as normal

Shadi Lal Kaul: The Veteran Actor Who Brought Smiles to Gloomy Kashmir

Shadi Lal Kaul: The Veteran Actor Who Brought Smiles to Gloomy Kashmir

After rumours, came reports of the demise of the legendary Kashmiri theatre artist and TV actor—whose comic roles cheered the cheerless valley during its distressing years. In Shadi Lal Kaul, Kashmir not only lost its beloved Shamasudin, but also the adored actor.

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