Picture Story of A Karachiite.

Bashir Bhi.

He studied to earn a bachelors degree in art, married, father of three, earns a decent living working hard as a ladies tailor also learning to operate computers.

Lost his leg in the early days of his life, but he never allowed his disability to stop him.

24 Comments so far

  1. Teeth Maestro (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 5:56 pm

    Amazing – it is stories of people like him that keep us going taking each day as a challenge and forgetting the past.

    Thanks for sharing it

  2. imran (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 6:45 pm


  3. llama (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 9:05 pm

    good on him. and might i suggest that you spell “Karachite” or “Karachiite” the correct way next time? It sounds like karacheat above. Thanks.

  4. IllusionFS (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 9:38 pm

    At last, Bashir Bhai made his place on kmb.

    Thanks for sharing.

  5. ash (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 9:47 pm

    good to know that self reliance is still out there

  6. nycoolest (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 9:49 pm

    Lagay Raho Bashir Bahi!!

    May God Give you more courage and happiness.

  7. Haseeb A (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 10:10 pm


    meray iPod kay liyay bhi dua ki darkhaast hay bhaiyun or bheno say. A second hand 30GB video was for 15,000 from the Apple Shop (with warranty) and new is for 18,000.
    Koi purana 20GB hi day do allah mian

  8. IllusionFS (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 10:29 pm

    Haseeb, why the hell are you dieing to get an ipod. Dekho, if u cannot afford one, stop asking for one. Be realistic.

    “Juggaarr & shikaar, kab tak?”

    No offence intended :D

  9. R (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 11:30 pm

    OMG! thank you 4 this.. such stuff always makes me realize how mch we have n we still aren’t thankful!

    May Allah’s mercy be with us always!!

  10. Jamash (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 11:31 pm

    Thank you LLAMA for pointing out .. I have made the correction.

  11. Rick Shaw (unregistered) on November 8th, 2006 @ 11:43 pm

    Great Man! Pakistan is proud of him

  12. Adnan Siddiqi (unregistered) on November 9th, 2006 @ 4:15 am

    I believe I have seen this guy somewhere. Where is he from?

  13. Captain's Log (unregistered) on November 9th, 2006 @ 5:57 am

    Am I the only one who did not get any sort of inspiration from this guy ?? I am sorry to tell you the truth but I guess I am _NOW_ lost hope :-(

  14. striker (unregistered) on November 9th, 2006 @ 8:12 am

    exact same thing came into my mind as well
    either he has a very common face or he is
    very famous

  15. Jamash (unregistered) on November 9th, 2006 @ 11:20 am

    Bashir Bhi has a tailoring shop in Islamic Apartments Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block 2, he has been there for about 15 years.

  16. mansoor (unregistered) on November 9th, 2006 @ 11:54 am

    way to go bashir bhi!!!

    lovely post jamal

  17. Adnan Siddiqi (unregistered) on November 9th, 2006 @ 2:18 pm

    No I don’t think I have seen him in gulshan. I think he was featured in Jang magazine few years back and He was interviewed. Maybe I am wrong but…

  18. WASIQ (unregistered) on November 10th, 2006 @ 12:45 am

    meray iPod kay liyay bhi dua ki darkhaast hay bhaiyun or bheno say. A second hand 30GB video was for 15,000 from the Apple Shop (with warranty) and new is for 18,000.
    Koi purana 20GB hi day do allah mian

    Posted by: Haseeb A at November 8, 2006 10:10 PM


    @Bhai saturday ko zamzama pey khardey ho jao koi desi auntie dilla hi dey gi….iam sure….

  19. Moiz Kazmi (unregistered) on November 10th, 2006 @ 1:47 am

    ppl like Bashir bhai brings back hope in my life. :)

  20. Adnan Mansoor (unregistered) on November 10th, 2006 @ 9:11 am

    Zabardast, a promise well kept. Cent percent marks to Jamal.

    All the lost hope souls should look at the Bashir Bhai’s will to progress for better life.

  21. Mahrukh (unregistered) on November 10th, 2006 @ 9:19 am

    yes, adnan siddiqui & striker… i think i have also seen this guy before? some cybernet or lakson employee? ;)

  22. Adil Mulki (unregistered) on November 10th, 2006 @ 2:43 pm

    I think this is the kind of posts that we ought to see more of…

  23. Adnan Siddiqi (unregistered) on November 10th, 2006 @ 4:32 pm

    mahrukh, what’s my relation with cybernet or Lakson? :)

    Haseeb , yar ab tu zune ka zamana hay…

  24. Iqbal Shahid (unregistered) on November 11th, 2006 @ 2:56 pm

    go bashir bhi go :)

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