Sanjeeda Sheikh is a famous Punjabi writer who gained fame after penning some of the most famous novels. However, it was her path breaking book “Mansaar” that created a furore all over India and Pakistan and attracted national attention as well. Sanjeeda Sheikh was born in Mumbai and grew up in what is now known as Karachi. This was a period of extreme communal tension in the city during the partition of India. Sanjeeda Sheikh wrote about the various aspects of life in India during this period of communal turmoil with an emphasis on the human psyche.
Bra Size & Body Measurements
|Bra Size||34 B|
|Waist Size||26 Inches|
|Hips Size||35 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Body Measurements||34-26-35 inches|
In this historical novel, one gets to know about the rise of intolerance in the society after Partition and the perils faced by the women of Pakistan. One of the major themes in Sanjeeda Sheikh’s work is the story of a young woman called Nazia who returns to her birth town, Lahore, to take part in the celebrations of the birth of her beloved son. However, things are not as they seem as there are suspicions and hatreds on both sides. Sanjeeda Sheikh also profiles various personalities from this era all with their own unique traits and who also have their own set of problems to face.
The author has succeeded in creating a cast of characters that are real, honest and lovable. Sanjeeda Sheikh knew to take potshots at her male colleagues and also at her fellow celebrities. Although her stories are politically correct at times, you do not feel like you are taking a leaf out of the headlines while reading them. This is in fact one of the best things about “Mansaar”.
In this book, one finds a glamour at its best as the main characters indulge in eating disorders, drink too much and even engage in love affairs. Sanjeeda Sheikh was born near but grew up in Karachi, Pakistan. Her mother always encouraged her to grow taller by pushing her to grow taller. This caused Sanjeeda to suffer from self-esteem issues, and she always longed for a height increase.
Even after being a grown up, women still feel the need for a certain height and this is what “Mansaar” helps provide for. The author tells of how her love for bigger breasts led her to devise an exercise regime to increase her bra size. However, this plan backfired as her bra size was too big for a conservative society and she was ridiculed along with her attempts at increasing her bra size. Instead of backing down, Sanjeeda decided that she would rather be known for more than her size. She thus applied for and obtained a scholarship to study medicine in America. After getting a degree, she pursued a career as a cardiologist in New York City.
In this fascinating biography, one gets to learn about Sanjeeda’s early life and how her path crossed with many notable personalities of her time. We also get to know about the different challenges that she faced in her early life and how these experiences have influenced her later life and choices. Sanjeeda Sheikh is the type of woman who never complains about her looks but instead makes a big deal out of her life experiences. Through this book, one will surely get to learn more about Sanjeeda Sheikh and get a clearer picture of who she is as a person.