Osman Khalid Butt

'I would leave the cinema after the next-to-the-last-song, and the film would just go on forever. Isn't that wonderful?' - Selma, Dancer in the Dark.

This Ten Year Challenge business has been a great excuse to revisit old pictures/rekindle memories that were gathering (virtual) dust on Facebook. Here's me, ten years younger, with a fuller head of hair, probably thinking 'theatre till I die!'
A portrait in pastel, polychromos and graphite pencil by the uber-talented @saqib_arts. Thank you so much for the love! 🙏
An awesome bass drop, or Social awkwardness manifested through muscle spasms? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
the first of a series of poems written on november third, 'seventeen while battling a depressive episode.
Thus spake the internet. #stealthmodeon Picture courtesy @jaffer.hasan
Signing off for the year, and sharing the only resolutions I've consistently achieved and am all the more proud of: In life, never stick to the script, Don't be afraid of being hard to digest, * and finally: Stay weird. Happy New Year! * don't mean this literally: 'don't sacrifice your individuality' just doesn't have the same ring to it.
Love is all you need. Surkh Chandni, Coming soon on ARY Digital.
The scream. Surkh Chandni, coming soon on ARY Digital.
I publicly pledge to never ask for dowry, and reduce a sacred union to some.. transaction. It's time our society and our mentality changes. The social burden, the violence, the deaths will end only when jahezkhor becomes a gaali. As it should. Join me. Make the pledge. #StopJahezkhori #UNWomenPakistan
'If I was a shadow and you were a street, The cobblestone midnight is where we'd first meet, Till the lights flickered out, we'd dance with the moon, and Then I’d just fade into you.' - Surkh Chandni. Coming soon.
Amaan atones. 'Surkh Chandni' Coming soon on ARY Digital.
Aida aur Amaan. 'Surkh Chandni' 2019.
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