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Pakistanis Are Slamming Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar After He Gave Gaali to A Woman On Live TV

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Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar is not a new name when it comes to humiliating women and being a shameless prick about it. Despite being a successful writer, he holds no respect and basic decency when it comes to talking to women. Recently, on a live TV show, Khalil Ur Rehman lost his cool for no […]


Photo exhibition for photojournalists held

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ISLAMABAD: An annual photo exhibition and prize distribution ceremony Tuesday held here at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) to pay tribute to the hardships faced by the photojournalists in their line of duty. The event was arranged by Rawalpindi Islamabad Photo Journalist Association (RIPA) in collaboration with PNCA and the Peace and Culture […]


KLF celebrates heroic lives of Fatima Jinnah, Benazir Bhutto, Asma Jahangir

Speakers at a session on Friday on the first day of the 11th Karachi Literature Festival agreed that a common achievement of Fatima Jinnah, Benazir Bhutto and Asma Jahangir was their struggle against the military dictatorship of their eras. They said progress and prosperity of every society required that women fully participated in different walks […]


Geo to release ‘The Legend of Moula Jatt’ film on this Eidul Fitr

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KARACHI: Film “The Legend of Moula Jatt” is Pakistan’s most anticipated film, due to be released on this Eidul Fitr, is an effort by Bilal Lashari to re-make the old Punjabi classic ‘Moula Jat’ to meet the tastes of modern day requirements of people and technology. The film is being termed as the biggest action-movie […]


Zindagi Tamasha: Sindh Board of Film Censors issues a release

A month has passed. Sarmad Khoosat, the director of the film, maintains he has said all that he felt he needed to say in a letter addressing those in the echelon of state power. He maintained that his film was passed by the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) with some cuts that he was […]


11th Karachi Literature Festival to begin on Feb 28

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KARACHI: The 11th edition of the annual Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) will be held from Feb 28 to March 1 at the Beach Luxury Hotel. This was announced by managing director of Oxford University Press Arshad Saeed Husain at a press conference at the Arts Council on Tuesday afternoon. Mr Husain said the aim of […]


No verdict on Zindagi Tamasha yet

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Almost a month into the postponed release of Sarmad Khoosat-directed Zindagi Tamasha, the film is nowhere to be seen, not in cinema houses and not even on TV or a streaming service thus far. The film marked Sarmad Khoosat’s return to direction after Manto in which he also played the titular role. But, Zindagi Tamasha […]


PSL 5: Jang Media Group releases Aaja Maidan Main for Quetta Gladiators

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KARACHI: As the preparations for Pakistan Super League season 5 are in full swing, the Jang Media Group released the anthem for Quetta Gladiators for this year. Titled, “Aaja Maidan Main”, the song brings the spirit of sportsmanship alive and instills the enthusiasm to be prepared for the upcoming PSL season 5. The Jang Media […]


Three-day international puppet festival kicks off in Karachi

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ISLAMABAD-The famous artist and author Rafi Peerzada announced that first time after 1976 the three-day 29th International puppet festival will be kicked off in Baagh-e-Qasim Karachi under the flag of Peer Rafi Theater tomorrow. Talking to a private news channel he stated the festival would be started from 7th February, the puppet show would be […]


Adab Festival 2020: Scriptwriters weigh in on the role of women in TV

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The recently concluded second edition of Adab Festival Pakistan took place from January 31 till February 2, 2020, at the Karachi Arts Council. The idea behind the festival is to address issues and challenges faced by artists in Pakistan and provide a platform for free speech and exchange of ideas. Free and open to all, […]


Lahore biennale concludes

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Lahore Biennale concluded successfully in the city where as many as 88 artists from 40 different countries displayed their artwork at different locations in the city. The event proved a best source of contact between local and international artists. The citizens of Lahore also took interest in these exhibitions and they enjoyed the impressions of […]


Karigar Mela showcases traditional products made by Sindh artisans

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KARACHI: Showcasing Sindh’s traditional products designed and made by thousands of artisans and craftspersons in various ecological zones of the province, the two-day Karigar Mela organised by the Thardeep Rural Development Prog-ramme (TRDP) concluded at a hotel here on Wedne­sday. The handicraft stalls in the main lawn of a local hotel were attracting many people […]


Adab Festival to begin at Karachi Arts Council on January 31

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The second Adab Festival will start from January 31, 2020 at Pakistan Arts Council Karachi. This three-day Adab Festival is a new Silk Route through which traditions, ideas, literature and the arts and their luscious fruit can travel and enter the hearts of people in every part of Pakistan and the world, Ameen Saiyid, founder […]


Federal govt stops release of Zindagi Tamasha

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LAHORE: The Punjab government has stopped the release of Sarmad Khoosat’s upcoming film Zindagi Tamasha and formed a committee to review the movie. The film, written by Nirmal Bano, a fresh graduate from NCA, was set to release on January 24, 2020. Directed and co-produced by Sarmad Khoosat along with his sister Kanwal Khoosat, Zindagi […]