A Pakistani. I share my views on music, culture, sports etc
Hammad has written 25 posts for Leading-tails

It needs not, another thought.

Some compare it with materialism around. Some curb it to the realm of limitations. Some are still trapped finding it in the hearts of others. While others are busy finding it in the scent of flowers. Love is but unconditional. They know not nor do they apprehend. As the Bible repeatedly refers: “Love is patient, love … Continue reading

Autumn Eve

And, following thee, in thy ovation splendid, Thine almoner, the wind, scatters the golden leaves! With warmth of the day whirling into the frigid drafts and with the Sun descending behind the mountains, November faints into December. Birds persist to chirrup as leaves continue to expose branches of the trees. The dew has carried off the lavishness … Continue reading

Now – the hoped change

Known for its heterogeneous form of culture, geographical in congruence, mingling the disparate languages, Pakistan (The land of Pure) is found to be suffering from the triumvirate of Americans, Talibans and the Government of Pakistan. From the streets of a metropolis to the Mohallas of a small village do not appear safe from the vicious … Continue reading


Reading the news, about lifting the ban over basant for a couple of days , with the sip of morning tea took me back to the time of delight. When Scattered with the bits of yellow, the sky appeared gleaming. The carols of ” Aai Bo-kata” exhibited the feeling of joy and the culture of … Continue reading

The quest for the lost nation.

In just a bout of time, the Blanket of Darkness will completely veil the sky ceding the stars to twinkle by. Our eyes would then see their sparkle; our heart would then give us the feel of regret, our mind would then generate a thought on over and done. Well, I am defining the upshot … Continue reading

Wet City !

Coke studio Review

AIRED IN THE SUMMERS OF 2008, Coke studio breathed a new soul in the music industry, exposing it to the warmth of the transfusion of traditional eastern, Modern western and regionally inspired music with a series of live studio recording. Various musical instruments in the hands of great musicians, from all around Pakistan, gave a … Continue reading

Urdu on the fade.

Urdu as is used in Pakistan in current times has departed greatly from the literary form used by the educated and commoners of the past.  Pakistan was built on firm grounds with Urdu to remain as the language of prestige and greatest articulacy.  In current times, however, Urdu is seen as a language too complicated … Continue reading

To live in the hearts, we leave behind, is not to die.

“Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. “ – Rossiter W. Raymond. Born on December 24, 1950 with an exceptional ability of bringing a smile over any face, Moin Akhtar was an icon of jauntiness. Moin was not only … Continue reading


Islamabad is ,nowadays, bedecked with blossoming flowers. Spring is here. Dry & nippy air has about turned into a fairly warm breeze. Spring is here with Scent of flowers, crafting a way for summers to begin. Beautiful evenings with twitter of the birds sway our minds and appeal us to get blossomed up like flowers. … Continue reading