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Traversing through the myth and reality of Heera Mandi

Hindustan Times 19 May 2024
Talking to me he revealed that the story was based on a real story identifying the Shah as a famous jeweller and not just that he had been a witness to the musical evening which was once the talk of Lahore circles.

Red-light areas

Dawn 16 May 2024
His latest is an eight-part Netflix series on Lahore’s red-light area Heera Mandi ... He gestated the idea for 14 years, then directed it, co-authored the script, composed its music, and produced it as a mini-series for TV.

Pakistan-born Korean Anna Kim is so much more than ‘super rich’

Dawn 16 May 2024
She was the person solely responsible for bringing the K-pop group Blitzers to Lahore to shoot the music video for their song ‘Hit The Bass’, which was filmed at the Badshahi Mosque and amassed over 10 million views on YouTube.

Less fact, more fiction: Hira Mandi’s downfall began with Aurangzeb, not the British

Indian Express 15 May 2024
But the Mughal court moved out of Lahore and Emperor Aurangzeb, a follower of strict Hanafi Islam, eschewed any dance, music or even elements of poetry ... Another history of Lahore from 1882 by Kanhaiya Lal gives further details.

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar: Is this how much Sanjay Leela Bhansali charged for the Netflix web series?

Bollywood Life 09 May 2024
By Janhvi Sharma. Published. May 9, 2024 2.41 PM IST.  Follow Us ... Set against the backdrop of Lahore in the 1940s, Heeramandi takes viewers right into era marked by literary richness, musical opulence, and the intertwining of royalty and nobility ... .

Heeramandi review — is there anything beyond the glitz, glam and fairy dust?

Dawn 08 May 2024
Within the fabric of Lahore’s walled city lies a historically rich tapestry — stories of tawaifs etched in the sand, reminders of dance against the clink of chooris and renditions of various versions of womanhood.

American band promotes intercultural harmony thru music fusions

Urdu Point 04 May 2024
An all-female US music band ‘Raining Jane’ performed at the ...

'It's one-of-a-kind experience': 'Heeramandi' creator Sanjay Bhansali on why series is a must-watch

The Star - Shelby 03 May 2024
Located in the historical city of Lahore, in present-day Pakistan, Heeramandi was once a hub for performing arts, culture, music, poetry, dances, etiquette and poise, so much so that royal families ...

Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the History That Inspired His Epic Netflix Series Heeramandi

Time Magazine 02 May 2024
The neighborhood of Heera Mandi, which still exists in Lahore, was once a thriving center for commerce, arts, and entertainment before it became a red-light district.

Pakistani singer pitches new single with matching verve

Gulf-Times 01 May 2024
The meticulous attention to detail by Meekal at Digital Fidelity Studios in Lahore brought Maha’s musical vision to life.The song begins with a slow, romantic intro with a nostalgic retro vibe and ...

'Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar': Release date, cast, where to watch the 'epic saga of love, power, betrayal'

Oakridger 30 Apr 2024
... culture, poetry and dances in pre-partition Lahore ... Heeramandi, Lahore's oldest red-light district, was once a bustling entertainment district for royalty with seductive courtesans, music and dance.


Dawn 24 Mar 2024
Karachi is no stranger to academic conferences, seminars, scholarly talks, literature festivals and musical evenings ... Each lecture was followed by a musical performance, carefully curated by the museum ...

Music conference concludes with beautiful performances

The News International 03 Mar 2024
A child performer perform their talent at All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC) in Karachi on May 23, 2023. — Facebook/The All Pakistan Music Conference Karachi ... Ali came from Lahore to participate in the conference.

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