Shehneela Mazhar

Shehneela Mazhar

The writer is a postgraduate in Media and Communications Studies. She is a researcher and communicationist and is currently working with a leading INGO of Pakistan. She tweets @ShehneelaMazhar (twitter.com/ShehneelaMazhar)

From Zahid to Bubbly

“So you have decided to keep humiliating us in front of people,” he said with a roaring voice. His beloved Baba had slapped Zahid on wearing red lipstick again. “You are a boy, a man! The only waris (successor) of our hundreds of acres of land. I will beat you black and blue if I ever find you doing anything girly again.” Zahid had tightly clenched a broken red lipstick in his hands. Baba was continuously lecturing him about masculinity but surprisingly, all this scolding was appearing so rhythmical to him. Baba was admonishing him but he was dancing in his mind, wrapping red dupatta and responding ...

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