A special 'nostalgia corner' set up in the Contemporary Painting Gallery of the museum displayed Sadequain's Achkan
, his shoes, dairy, original ID card, a paint box and other personal articles.
It was only when the army chief, General Qamar Bajwa, "launched" himself purposefully that Imran Khan reluctantly packed his achkan
, dragged himself off to Saudi Arabia and China with bowl in hand, and Asad Umar sat down to engage the IMF, both making a bald-faced virtue out of necessity.
Its roots can be traced back to the Achkan
, a knee-length jacket that is centuries old.
Her groom Anand Ahuja, too matched up to her style statement in a beige achkan
and a traditional turban, added on with a beautiful neckpiece.
He was always dressed in Achkan
and Cap which has become his trade mark.
Couturier Manish Malhotra took to pastel hues this summer with a floor- length anarkali and achkan
treated to chikankari from Mijwan, while Sabyasachi offered a bridal treat with ample zardosi on the lehengacholi u and bandhgala .
Once, the designer, Muzaffar Ali got an achkan
made from there and I a Victorian style coat.
They diligently paired together waistcoat achkan
and sherwani with the shalwar kameez or with churidar pajama to create Pakistan's national look.
"The look is classic with no embroidery and comprises a cream silk linen brocade achkan
with an emerald green pocket square.
The children who were close to the heart of Chacha Nehru, all the waves of the sacred Ganga, all the snow-clad peaks of the Himalayas that have witnessed his love for them together with all the rose buds that once decked the left pocket of Nehru's achkan
must be raising a wail of protest against the callous belittling of their idol by the unscrupulously ungrateful of the present day politicians.
He was wearing his achkan
, a sort of seremonial dress reserved for grand occasions only, and his hands were trembling as he was glancing at his papers again and again.
In thie niext ielievien yieardz, from 1977 to 1988, ieash day on television Pakistanidz dzaw a gienieral, firdzt in khakidz, latier in a blask achkan
(a dzubsontiniental dztylie soat) adz hidz sloak, with a daggier of rieligioudz languagie and a tienor of piiety.