Rawalpindi, as I Remember

By Brig Muhammad Akram Malik, Retd (2nd SSC) A friend in his article Nostalgic Memories of Rawalpindi wrote in detail about old Pindi. It has prompted me to write something too about this city. My friend got acquainted with Pindi intimately when he arrived at Aviation School in 1975 but I know Pindi a little more […]

Nostalgic Memories of Rawalpindi

By Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema, Retd (2nd SSC) I have some nostalgic memories of Rawalpindi. I first passed through ‘Pindi’ in 1963 while going to Murree where our family spent the whole summer vacations. Pindi was a sleepy town in those days and the only prominent roads were The Mall and Murree Road. Then I […]

Rare Videos (World)

Japanese Sign Final Surrender Sept 02, 1945. This is an actual film made of the surrender ceremony of the Japanese to Gen MacArthur in Tokyo Bay on Sept 02,1945. You can also hear the actual voice of Gen MacArthur. A ‘must see’ short video for the WWII history buffs. Click here: Japanese Surrender Editor’s Note: If you have liked this web page, then […]

Rare Videos about Pakistan

Historical Address by Ayub Khan to Pakistani Nation-06 September 1965  PAF Pilots Interviewed During 1965 War. In this video PAF pilots are being interviewed by a British correspondent during the 1965 Indo-Pak War. Lahore in 1946. Historic footage of Lahore city. Places shown here are; The Mall Road, Lahore Gymkhana’s Old Building (now Quaid-e-Azam Library), […]

Rare Lollywood

“Aao Bacho Saer Karaen Tum Ko Pakistan Ki”. A song from “Bedari”, the first Pakistani film for children released in 1956. Main role played by Rattan Kumar. Old Photo of Rani and Waheed Murad Editor’s Note: If you have liked this web page, then please share it on Facebook and Twitter. Please also write your brief comment at the end […]

Bollywood

“Devdas” (1955)–Kis Ko Khabar Thi (Song) This Urdu film is directed by Bimal Roy, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala (as Chandrmukhi), and  Suchitra Sen ( as Parvathy). “Devdas” (2002)–Trailer Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, starring Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), Madhuri Dixit, and Aishwarya Rai. At the time of its release, Devdas was the most expensive Bollywood film ever produced, with a […]

Hollywood

Gone with the Wind (1939)–Trailer An American historical film adapted from Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. Directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, and Hattie McDaniel. Set in the 19th-century American South, the film tells a story of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era from a white Southern point of […]

Old Ads

Cadbury’s Chocolate. Ads from 1905 to 1999.  

Rare Newspapers & Magazines Headlines about Pakistan

Rare Newspapers Pakistan. Disclaimer: This post contains a large collection of meticulously selected rare newspaper front page Headlines about major events which occurred in Pakistan. This Post has not been designed for researchers. The Editor does not possess the technical know-how and financial resources for the digitization of newspapers. This particular post just shows Pakistan’s history through […]

Rare Photos of Pakistani Politicians

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan with Gandhi at Edwardes College Peshawar, 1938 Nawab Akbar Bugti with Quaid-e-Azam. At Quetta. Che Guevara with President Ayub Khan at Karachi, 1959. Photo taken in 1959 at VIP Lounge of Karachi Airport. Some journalists are of the view that though Che Guevara visited Pakistan in 1959 but this photo was taken during […]