About Shazia Habib

Shazia likes to pen her thoughts when she feels passionately about a life experience, a person or an event. She is mother to 3 lively boys and along with her husband, attempts to settle in her new country by taking German lessons so she is able to soak in the culture, language and spirit of the region. "Wake up in the morning, take a deep breath and exhale! Keep on living with a passion that inspires others! "

As I set out to watch RAAZI on the big screen, I was a bit, correction, VERY skeptical. There was nothing in the trailer that made me, as a Pakistani, want to watch Indian spy games on Pakistani soil. What with the present political climate of diplomatic unease, distrust and recent ban on the filmContinue reading

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These 15 Christmas images will make you feel like you just took a trip around the world!

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The goray are long gone from the subcontinent, but they have left behind a ritual that any self-respecting, serious Chai-drinking desi will never, ever give up…and that is, the love of indulging in chai and rusk at tea time! Oh yes, to dunk that meetha, crispy rusk in a cup filled with the heavenly brewContinue reading

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The first incident did not bother me too much and I didn’t think that I would stop wearing hijab. It started bothering my 7 year old son though, and he started asking me a lot of questions. We were standing outside the supermarket. There were 2 boys who were walking around the store, giving meContinue reading

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The trailing spouse syndrome is often given a more glamourous term by the name of Expat Wives. Much as I would love to play the part and pretend I am a Prada Bag toting housewife with not a care in the world, I have to admit, the role-playing stops the moment I enter 'my homeContinue reading
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Just to clarify-this is not a review. It is a heartfelt plea to the makers of the film that we, the audience want to celebrate our Superheroes-so hear us out and bring us a film that literally WOWS us! We also want to applaud your courage for not throwing a half-baked film at the audienceContinue reading
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“So”, I said to my father. “When I was in school, I'd hear of other students' fathers passing away, and it would scare the daylights out of me. I'd pray to God: ‘We have a deal, God, that my parents are NEVER passing away.'” “Well, your deal is going pretty strong so far”, retorted Booji.Continue reading
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“You have such handsome boys!” said the little old lady at the grocery store, in admiration. “They will drive all the girls crazy when they grow up!” I smiled, wondering if she is aware that girls in the future aren’t the only ones they drive crazy! Boys. When life decides to give you a housefulContinue reading
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Chalay Thay Saath, the latest Pakistani film on the block, is all set to hit cinemas in April 2017. As a run up to the release, FUCHSIA met up with the cast of CTS, and specifically, the Chinese-Canadian actor who stars it big in the film alongside our very own Syra Shehroz. We talked aboutContinue reading
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