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  • Life After Life – Peril magazine

    This is a movie review I wrote on a recent movie, Life After Life, published today in Peril Magazine. Eleanor Jackson–the editor-in-chief of Peril Magazine–as usual a pro-active and dynamic soul, orchestrated the execution of reviews to be written on several movies as a part of the Melbourne International Film Festival (2016). I loved the movie and writing … Continue reading

  • ہم سرد نگر کے باسی ہیں

    ہم سرد نگر کے باسی ہیں
    اے گرم ہوا کچھ  دیر تو آ
    ہر اور  ہوا یوں چلتی ہے
    جیسے اک برف کا طوفاں ہو
    ہر رنگ گیا ہے ڈھل ایسے
    اک رنگ نظر کو دکھتا ہے
    اس کارن بھی من دکھتا ہے
    پورب کی جبیں پر برف اگے
    پچھم کے لبوں پہ آہیں ہیں
    اتر دکشن … Continue reading

  • Lotus Playwriting — Peril Magazine

    This is my article (editorial) that was published in PERIL MAGAZINE today.

    In partnership with Performance 4a, supported by the Girgensohn Foundation, and in collaboration with Playwriting Australia, Peril welcomes the Lotus Asian-Australian Playwriting initiative, which is about to showcase its artistic endeavours in the National Play Festival (2016) to be held between 27-30 July, 2016.

    What … Continue reading

  • Marlowian Protagonist

    The Epic of Gilgamesh, a poem by the oldest known human author we can name by name, Shin-eqi-unnini, is a story of Gilgamesh, a historical king of Uruk in Babylonia. Gilgamesh is glorified in this epic: ‘two-third of him (Gilgamesh) is god, one-third of him is human’; ‘Anu (a god) granted him the totality of … Continue reading

  • Poetry Editorial for PERIL MAGAZINE

    This is the link to Poetry Editorial (published on June 8, 2016) for Peril Magazine I was given an opportunity by Editor-in-Chief PERIL Magazine, Eleanor Jackson, to write for the current edition ‘Asians to Watch Out For’:  http://peril.com.au/current-edition/poetry-editorial/ 
    Ideas can spring from anywhere. Sometimes we even can’t follow the trajectory of our own thoughts. As tobacco is … Continue reading

  • Won’t the Bunny Ears Cock?

    The following link takes you to the article–Won’t the Bunny Ears Cock?–written by me, published in Peril Magazine on 4th Feb 2016:


    It is about an Australian TV Show broadcast on SBS TV. It is kind of an Australian-Asian cultural admixture that you will definitely enjoy watching.

    Benjamin Law’s memoirs continue to crack us up … Continue reading