Riz Ahmed Is Travelling Around Pakistan And Honestly, Why Weren't We Invited?

By Arslan Athar | 7 Mar, 2018

We’ve been fawning over Riz Ahmed for a while now. It is because of this obsession that we felt sort of hurt by his rather quiet and unannounced tour of Pakistan.

This past week Riz has taken to Instagram to post pictures of his trip, and they’re quite amazing. He visited Pakistan after 13 years, so he’s seeing the country through a whole new lens.

Riz focused on one thing every person visiting is attracted to 


Source: @rizahmed // Instagram

‘No one does cars, trucks & lorries like us’ 

Lorries! Now there’s a word that many of us haven’t heard in a while

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Riz also pays ode to the bustling city of Karachi and its markets

He posted this almost fluid picture that captures the organized chaos of Juna Market

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One of the comments under these photos read ‘you must be having a sensory overload’ 

If two words could describe the country, those would be it

Riz also gave us some beauty shots 

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And, are those Peshawari chappals we spot? 

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Also, Riz caught up with his crew from ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ 

PS, you guys! Do you think there’s room for the fourth in your squad

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He also met with the Khawaja Siraa community.

He accompanied his post with a huge description of their social situation in the country

Source: @rizahmed // Instagram

He’s clearly trying to educate his international followers about ALL aspects of Pakistan 

And honestly, that’s really refreshing

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Everyone seems to be loving his posts 

Especially this guy

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Now there’s an interesting proposition 

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Of course, the tharak wouldn’t stop 

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Some couldn’t believe how great his photos came out 

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This is a really interesting observation 

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Travel recommendations were made 

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People were really appreciative that he covered the stories of the Khawaja Siraas 

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Some were REALLY happy that a man was the one creating awareness 

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PS: Riz, please do give us a heads up next time you’re visiting. We’d love to meet you KThnxBye

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