Lahore – Before Partition- rare footage

Historic footage of Lahore city circa 1946 shot in Technicolor with views of two partition veterans on how the city has been changed after partition. Sites that have been captured are The Mall Road, Lahore Gymkhana (Old Building now Quaid-e-Azam Library), Lahore Museum, Badshahi Mosque, Lahore Fort, Delhi Gate, Walled City, Circular Road etc.

5 responses to “Lahore – Before Partition- rare footage

  1. Lt Col ( R ) Ejaz Nazim

    How do we get to watch this rare footage of pre-partition Lahore ?

  2. Col. Ejaz, you copy and paste the link given in the post to a new window and a youtube video will open.

  3. Brilliant! Thank you for sharing.

    What amazed me the most was the lack of barriers and boundaries around every building. As if it were all one big home.

  4. Hey Everybody !
    I am interviewing the ladies that live in Walled City Lahore and interested in Poetry. Please contact me. Only female poets from Walled city Lahore

    my email address is

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