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Lahore is the second largest city of Pakistan with a population of more than 10 million. The city is famous for exquisite food, its rich culture, an education capital and the core of Pakistan’s media and Arts scene. The film takes us deep into the life of a struggling young lower-middle class, Art student in Lahore.

Mashood Sheikh

Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh was born in 1981 in Lahore, Pakistan. He is educated as an applied social researcher and a visual anthropologist.
This film was made as the final project for MPhil Visual Cultural studies at University of Tromsø, Norway. Prior to this, the filmmaker completed an MA in Population sciences at University of the Punjab. He has been awarded several fellowships.