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Komal Rizvi’s ‘Yeh Kya Huwa’ to release this weekend

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After making its inaugural appearance last year, Cornetto Pop Rock is back with a second season. While last year’s edition featured Noori, Ali Azmat, Umair Jaswal, Zoe Viccaji, Komal Rizvi, Quratulain Balouch, Qurram Hussain and led to several music videos and collaborations plus a series of live shows, this year’s edition will feature an equally […]


‘Dangal’ the play breaks new ground in Lahore

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LAHORE: Say what you may, it cannot be denied that Pakistanis have a knack for shortcuts and innovative quick-fixes for virtually everything under the sun. Have a problematic Smartphone? Visit the neighbourhood telephone shop. Need to book a table on a busy Saturday evening? Slip the maître d a red note or two and you’re good […]


The court hasn’t issued stay order for Nigar Awards

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Last week’s announcement of nominations for the upcoming 47th Nigar Film Awards have led to serious backlash from certain quarters of the industry. Many people believe that the process (apparently people’s choice) through which the nominations have been finalized is not fair as it includes names that do not deserve any recognition. Last week’s announcement […]


Nigar Awards explained

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2016 was a record breaking year for Pakistani cinema: 34 local releases hit theaters and several films recorded strong box office collections; Actor in Law raked in over 20 crores and Janaan earned over 15 crores. The 47th Nigar Awards are coming back after 12 years but the nominations have left people scratching their heads. […]


Saba Qamar clears the air on leaked video

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Saba Qamar, who is in the news for an old video footage in which she branded Bollywood star Salman Khan a “chhichhora” (indecent), says she loves the Indian film industry and finds the “Dabangg” star humble. In a two minute-plus long video from an old episode of Pakistani morning show, Saba comments on Hrithik Roshan, […]


Tedium And Fireworks: Khaled Ahmad Presents Yahudi Ki Ladki

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Yahudi Ki Ladki is Khaled Ahmad’s homage to both Agha Hashr, the subcontinent’s answer to Shakespeare, and Parsi theatre, of which this play is a classic example. The director’s take on Agha Hashr’s melodrama and Parsi theatre tradition falls spectacularly, then rises magnificently. Karachi: When you’re buying tickets to any National Academy of Performing Arts […]


Music’s fantasy Island

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  This remains a week submerged in blood-drenched evil terror activities with the latest attack emerging at a shrine in Sehwan in Sindh. Having claimed 77 lives and injured hundreds more, it is difficult to focus on anything good. Any effort to do so may seem callous and vulgar especially after what has been described […]


Momina Mustehsan breaks silence on broken engagement

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Momina Mustehsan has finally opened up about her broken engagement with Ali Naqvi, putting all the rumours to rest. Last month rumours were abuzz that the couple has called off their engagement. However, there was no confirmation of the news from the singer. In her earlier post, regarding her wedding plans, Momina wrote, that if […]


Shabnam willing to work in Pakistani films again

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KARACHI: With fresh kath golap — the national flower of Bangladesh — woven in her bun, Pakistani film actress of yesteryear Shabnam can still break a million hearts with her smile. And that is exactly what she was doing at the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Wednesday afternoon. Surrounded by photographers who even after taking […]