Lahori Reporting Live from Toronto #1

This is Opee for Lahore Metblogs News, Toronto.

There will be series of pictures and videos which will represent Pakistan from the eyes of a Lahori visiting Toronto. This is the first mail in this regard. Today I am bringing you how the newspaper responded before the launch of KKL (Khuda Ke Liye). The newsapaper is a Toronto based Pakistani Newspaper, which is available free of charge from most of the Desi/Pakistani Restaurants. I will be publishing more of such photos later on.

The newspaper reported that: “In Pakistan, A movie is made to support singing, listening music. Junaid Jamshed criticized”.

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As if all the rest of the movies in Pakistan have always been so clean and pious. As if Pakistani Movie Industry never supported singing and listening to music in the past 50 years. Hence, even here, people (rather opportunists) find ways to attract viewers and to play with the emotions so that their newspapers are sold more and more. Here is an example of no matter where you are, thinking remains same! :) I believe, if you can’t change your mind in Pakistan, you can’t change it elsewhere. So its all in your head. Decide yourself. Any comments?

More coming soon…

29 Comments so far

  1. Sameer (unregistered) on July 26th, 2007 @ 12:15 pm

    I think it is not about to change mind ager film main waqai aesa khuch hai tou people’d criticize


  2. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on July 26th, 2007 @ 1:35 pm

    **Free of charge Newspapers** — Phir tu pakistani khoob parhtay ho gay :)

    And very well said … a man takes a step ahead and comes up with a film with a message of peace and negating the hyped-up anti image of Islam and yet everyone comes up with fatwas against him.

    Well, most of these people chanting on top of their voices haven’t even seen the movie. Why can’t they ban the stupidifying dances in each punjabi, pushto and urdu film, the absurd dialogues with obscene jokes … if our people can laugh on the usual dirty jokes of every other film; why can’t we give them space to use their minds and think what are we doing In the Name of God and Islam.


  3. Sameer (unregistered) on July 26th, 2007 @ 3:47 pm

    Just one thing to say

    The Prophet said: “Whoever leaves something for the Sake of Allah, Allah will provide him with a better thing”.(Imam Ahmad)


  4. binary-zero (unregistered) on July 26th, 2007 @ 8:29 pm

    it’ll be another “sham ka akhbar”


  5. Opee (unregistered) on July 26th, 2007 @ 8:52 pm

    @Binary-Zero: Na, it was Sunday ka akhbar. :) It usually gets published over the weekends. So whenever you get some time and you are there to have a treat of Halwa Poori at some desi restaurant, you get to see such newspapers. :)

    @A for [pine]apple: Yea, people love to read them. All Uncles, Aunts, University-going-youngsters who come in batch to sunday brunch. They read it during the waiting time! :) These days story of Osama Bin Laden’s Son getting married with a British lady is hot. So its about less news more gossip kind of newspapers :) which pakis just love.


  6. Opee (unregistered) on July 26th, 2007 @ 11:27 pm

    Aaj LMB pay itna sannata kion hai bhai? :|


  7. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 12:39 am

    :) kion hay , kion hay ..kion hay?????


  8. Opee (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 12:53 am

    (((Echo, echo echo ko ko ho ho o o o)))


  9. Faraz (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 1:21 am

    kiya karain… kiya na karain…


  10. Opee (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 1:27 am

    Aray wah, our Lahori (Mashriqi) Poet is back! :D


  11. Faraz (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 1:41 am

    u mean shair-e-mashriq :)…. btw, professionally i am in the field of risk management and financial analytics… quite far off from anything ramotely poetic…


  12. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 1:46 am

    yah muft ki cheez tu pakistanion ko waisay hi barri pasand hay aur phir woh gosspis hi ho tu kiya hi kahnay :)


  13. Opee (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 1:53 am

    True AFP.

    Oh thats nice to hear Faraz. But your blog is all filled up with poetry… and a nice one too!


  14. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 2:00 am

    u ppl seem to be neem-khwabeeda (yawning)


  15. Faraz (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 2:06 am

    Thanks Opee… basically every Lahori has a poetic touch.

    Ab pretty simple hi ko lo… neem-khabeeda jaisay mushkil ilfaaz aik poet hi use kar sakta hai :)… right?


  16. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 2:23 am

    Poetry ka tia pancha tu ho sakta hay, poetry zara okhaa kum ae :)


  17. Faraz (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 2:46 am

    poetry is pretty simple… pretty simple :)


  18. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 3:52 am

    like E=mc2 …pretty simple?


  19. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 3:54 am

    Its all God gifted :)


  20. Hasan Mubarak (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 11:46 am

    Shayari insaan kay ander ki awaz hai; It all comes from one’s heart. So, in short, if you have a heart and can express what’s within – You’re a poet! 8)


  21. hareem seher (unregistered) on July 27th, 2007 @ 6:32 pm

    i totally agree wid the fact..that all that matters is how one takes this movie/think abt it…n one shud analyze his extreme thoughts abt the movie


  22. hareem seher (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 12:06 am

    @HM: Ye kon bola????? Poet of my virtual band..;)


  23. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 12:08 am

    :D


  24. TREETOP (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 1:45 am

    Whats up ai[hope by now you know ai].Dont be surprisedto find kalay jadoo ka shartia allaj in toronto.


  25. TREETOP (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 1:48 am

    BTW paki is a deragatory term.


  26. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 2:06 am

    i never liked these ads of kala jado , aamils….all govs. shud ban their ads in all newspapers/media.


  27. Opee (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 2:32 am

    I hate those!

    Worldcall had a policy that they won’t show such ADs on their cable. But other cable operators used to show it. I believe it should be banned nation-wide. There should be a code of conduct to be followed by all the cable/tv operators.


  28. TREETOP (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 2:54 am

    Agreed.


  29. TREETOP (unregistered) on July 28th, 2007 @ 3:44 am

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