The title of the book means “Reality Behind the Screen and Kabul Yatra”. It is a collection of seventeen numbers of short stories including the experiences of the author from her visit to Kabul. The following is a brief outline of some of the 17 short stories:
Alpa Gyan Le Lincha Jyan: Incomplete knowledge takes the life away is the theme of the story behind a man who has ruined his life in the quest of rich money and luxurious life.
Another short story titled Asmita is the story of a teenage woman named Asmita who fell into the trap of a man who was the friend of her father who died shortly after his wife died suddenly. The untimely death of her parents put Asmita suddenly in a situation of helplessness and responsibility for her two small brothers and sister.
Man Halka Bhayo ( Felt Relieved) is a story of a widower who was prevented by his own married daughters from getting remarried due to their love for his property.
Kasur Bina Ko Sajaya (Punishment for No Mistake) is a story of a woman who was abandoned by her husband because the husband’s father had raped her while her husband was away from home for some time.
Pahiran (Dress) is the story of a young widow who had to bear the hatred of the society for being a widow as identified by her plain white dress. She was forced to hide her past and lie that her husband was away in business because telling the truth that she was a widow and alone attracted unwanted attention and harassments from the male coworkers and supervisors.
Jijibisha (Desire to Live) is the story of a woman suffering from leprosy, discarded by the society, raped by someone in her isolation, giving birth to a daughter, the ordeals she had to bear in rearing her child and the social excesses that her daughter had to face as a daughter of a leper.