This Pakistani woman is using AI to add colour to iconic black and white photos

Published 14 Oct, 2020 12:14pm

Images Staff

Whether its cricket, politics, fashion or marketing, Maheen Sohail's Rangeen Pakistan is truly an ode to our legends.

From speech-recognition to learning, planning and problem-solving; artificial intelligence has truly been a game-changer for mankind and this artist is making sure everyone can see that.

Maheen Sohail is a product designer at Facebook, who is celebrating classics images from the past and re-touching them to fit to the present.

Whether its cricket, politics, fashion or marketing - Sohail's Rangeen Pakistan is truly an ode to our legends.

Mr. Jinnah in all his glory

How magnificent does this picture look?

Star-studded duo Imran Khan and Wasim Akram in the 90s

On Pakistan's tour of Australia in 1990, we sure can't imagine looking at these living legends in monochrome anymore.

1983 Women's movement in Lahore

Following the lathi charge on the 12 February, resilient women took to the streets demanding for their rights, and seeing them in colour only adds fuel to the fire.

First lady, donning a plum saree

Wife of former Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and mother of the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Nusrat Bhutto looks as graceful as ever.

Adverts done the right way

Putting some red and white, to red and white.

Zeenat as captain of the Women’s National Guard Movement

Leading a group of 30 teenagers in white uniforms, learning first aid and self defence, and registering people to vote, Zeenat Rashid is bringing all the right colours in our lives.