Links to read Alif online (By Umera Ahmed)

I understand that Alif is not just a novel, it is a phenomenon that has gripped the Urdu speaking people across the globe. While some are content by simply watching the drama; others want to enjoy the literary experience as well. There is good news for all. Umera’s website has shared Alif in various…


Book Review: Abhi Tou Maat Baqi Hai by Umera Ahmed

Non-Review Rant I read this story when it was published in monthly women magazine Pakeeza Aanchal. We were still living in my grandfather’s house, so it was certainly before 2001. My elder sister was doing her graduation, so it was some time between 1996 to 1999. Boy, that is a long time back. Let’s just…

Alif Episode 4

Alif is not just a book or drama. It is a phenomenon that makes Pakistani Drama viewers crazy. The first episode aired on 5th October. It lives up to the expectation.

Book Review: Zindagi Gulzar Hai

I have been meaning to post about this since ages. Something or the other always comes up; or I end up watching the drama again.

Zindagi Gulzar Hai is Umera Ahmed’s first book and it was published in 2010 by Ilm o Irfan Publishers.

Why is change the only constant?

NOTE: This Friday, I won’t be posting about my week’s retrospective. I haven’t read much; have reviewed some dramas and work is just the same. There is no point in repeating that over and over again. Change is the only constant. We know it. The change may be big or small; adaptable or difficult to…

Kindle Book Lovers: I Have A Great News (India only)

As you all know, those who are subscribed to Kindle Unlimited, can read the Kindle Select books for free. The subscription fee is INR 199 / 169 (for select cards and banks). However, during the Great Indian Festival Sale October 2019, there is a fabulous and irresistible discount. You can get two months subscription for…

Reading Roundup #4: Kids Fiction and Illustrated Books

I am reading Kids’ books these days. I have finished reading a few and before the month ends, I thought I will post a roundup post about the same. Asim and the Moon Chhupi Daulat Chacha Chaudhary Digest 1 Chacha Chaudhary Digest 4 Shabana Mukhtar Email || Blog || Goodreads || Facebook || Amazon ||…

Telefilm Review: Main Thha MarjaniyaN

Introduction Main Thha MarjaniyaN is a telefilm written by Syed Mohammad Ahmed and directed by Faiz. It was aired on ARY Digital on Eid-ul-Adha (September 12, 2016). Cast & Characters Sana Hameed as Niggi An elite mother looking for a ghar damaad for her daughter Behroz Sabzwari as Kamal Niggi’s husband. He is a writer…

Attention Books Reviewers

Book reviewers, I have a confession to make and a tiny request. Please read this post. How It All Started I have turned off the notification on Goodreads. If there are any comments on my review, status, I don’t know about it. Once in a while, I go through the comments and reply to those….