This filmpoem came about as a direct result of the political situation in Lahore Pakistan in 2014. Habib Jalib's poem Ay Meray Lahore although written in a different time in the history of Pakistan was perfectly apt for the political situation in Lahore 2014.

Habib Jalib was a Pakistani revolutionary poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law,authoritarianism and state oppression.Pakistan's renowned and celebrated poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz paid tributes to him by saying that he was truly the poet of the masses. He mainly wrote about the evils brought upon society by corruption and inequity.

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