Category Archives: Entertainment in Old Karachi

Edward Carrapiett

EDWARD CARRAPIETT  (Rest in Peace)   Feb 4 2019. By Raju jamil as posted on Facebook. MESSAGE FROM Darryl Braganza via Amin H Karim It is with great sadness that I inform my treasured friends in the Rawalpindi – Islamabad ,- Karachi Community … Continue reading

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Pakistan Television Karachi 1975

By Raju Jamil December 19 2018 PTV Karachi 1975……Epic. PTV-K’s evergreen serial of 1975; “Uncle Urfi” ……by Raju Jamil PTV Karachi center was tense. There were no value scripts that it would take stakes on. Frustration led to an urgent … Continue reading

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Tea with Tee

Tea with Tee. By Raju Jamil  The TEE I’ve known since 1966-67 from Radio Pakistan, Karachi (1966-67) to PTV (1970) ….that I was his best man at his valima in 1972. When Pakistan was growing with a slow yet an … Continue reading

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KARACHI-ite–>Waheed Murad – A Legend Hero: By Raju Jamil Waheed Murad was the most popular and stylish romantic hero in Pakistan. His nicknames were “chocolate hero” and “romance ka shehzada” He was a handsome person also the most well dressed … Continue reading

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BBC Listener’s Choice

MOST POPULAR RADIO PROGRAM OF THE KARACHITES OF LATE 60’s-70’s; “LISTENER’S CHOICE” OF BBC FROM BUSH HOUSE, LONDON…EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON 1.30 PM ON MEDIUM WAVE THROUGH BOOSTER IN OMAN. By Raju Jamil “LISTENER’S CHOICE” BBC WORLD SERVICE — SUNDAY AFTERNOON … Continue reading

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Hostellerie De France, Karachi

  The photo is courtesy of Mr. Nadeem S. Haroon. Raju Jamil on Fcebook August 9 2018: Family dispute led to the closure of this amazing hotel. Its open air Disco in a large WELL was unique. I could have have danced … Continue reading

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Pakistan TV “Gar Tu Bura Na Maanay”

PTV KARACHI’S “FROST” REPORT OF LATE 60’S: “GAR TU BURA NA MAANAY” (Written in Oct 2014) by Raju Jamil “Sach Khedoun Aie Barhamin…Gar Tu Bura Na Maanay Tere Sanam Kadoun Ke Butth Ho Gaye Puranay” This famous verse of Allama … Continue reading

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Studio Number Nau

RADIO PAKISTAN KARACHI DRAMA PROGRAMS IN THE 1960’S  KARACHI’S VERY OWN۔۔۔THE ONE AND ONLY PLATINUM VOICED ARTIST: TALAT HUSSAIN.. By Raju Jamil When Pakistan was growing with a slow yet an impacting impression on those who, somehow, knew that listening … Continue reading

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Intercontinental Hotel Karachi

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL KARACHI By Raju Jamil ICH now PC was inaugurated on 2nd May 1961 with Bernard Holt, a French, as it’s first GM. It was one of the chain of the famous Intercontinental Group of New York. During its … Continue reading

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PTV Shehnaz Shaikh

“HASINA KI HEROINEY KIYON ITNI SHAITAAN HEIN۔۔۔? KABHI TOU HEIN SHEHNAZ SHEIKH KABHI MARINA KHAN HEIN۔۔۔۔” By Raju Jamil  Sometimes, it’s truly melancholic to remember the past and the days you saw nurturing the people from whom we were inspired … Continue reading

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