Amir Malik

(B. 1973)
  Degree from National College of Arts in miniature painting, 1997. Exhibited at NCA Gallery and national exhibition at Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore.
Heera Mandi, 1997
84. The stealthing prowl through the dark gullies and lanes, the crawl up a water-pipe, the sights and counds of the women's world on the flat roofs, and the headlong flight from housetop to housetop under the cover of the hot dark…
.Kim, Rudyard Kipling.
Heera Mandi, 'Diamond Market', once a presitigious quarter of the Old City, next the Badshahi Mosque and the Fort, was named after Heera Singh, a favourite of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. However, over the years this locality of the nobility transformed to commercial ends and further transmuted to become the 'diamond market' of the red light area.

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