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Following govt directions: Rawalpindi Arts Council looks to commercial events

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ISLAMABAD: With the provincial government claiming at every opportunity that its coffers are empty, it has decided to at least make its cultural centres self-sufficient, if not turn a profit. The Punjab government, under its Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chauhan, has devised a plan whereby arts councils in Rawalpindi, Murree and other parts of the province, […]

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Art, culture festival opened in Kandhkot

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KANDHKOT: A three-day festival of art, literature and culture was inaugurated at Mini Stadium Kandhkot on Friday. The festival was organised by district administration and was jointly inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Kashmore Raja Tarique Hussain, Colonel Sindh Rangers Mohammad Amir and SSP Kashmore Haidar Raza. Hundreds of people from all walks of life attended the […]

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Donkey King among the most searched movies

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ISLAMABAD: Google has released its list for most searched movies in Pakistan. The Google Trends Year in Search 2018 is based on search terms that had the highest spike in 2018 as compared to the previous year. The most searched movies in Pakistan are Race 3, Sanju, Tiger Zinda Hai, Baghi 2, Thugs of Hindustan, […]

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Mehreen Jabbar set to release a web series

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Film and TV director Mehreen Jabbar has some nuanced projects to her name including television serials such as Ab Tum Ja Saktey Ho, Doraha and films like Ramchand Pakistani and Dobara Phir Se. The director is now gearing up to venture into the digital space. Mehreen Jabbar’s upcoming project is a web series, which has […]

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BCW wraps up with glitz & glamour

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LAHORE-As wedding season comes swooshing in, the fashion police were on the beat of Bridal Couture Week, patrolling the ramp, eyes peeled for new trends. Three days of frenzy, fashion and glamour on the ramp finally wrapped up with one of the trendiest fashion events in the city drawing its curtains on Sunday evening. The […]

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Art, coins, stamps give glimpse of Bangladesh

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KARACHI: An exhibition capturing the political, social, financial and aesthetic essence of Bangladesh was organised by the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Karachi, at a local hotel on Monday. From paintings, banknotes, coins, stamps and even books, the items displayed were carefully curated to allow viewers to experience first-hand the journey of the country from inception. […]

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Stars shine at Bridal Couture Week

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LAHORE: After the glamorous showcase on day one, day two of the bridal extravaganza was a continuation of the glitz and bridal statements with the country’s acclaimed couturiers, bridal wear designers and retail brands. With stars like Saba Qamar, Zaid Ali T, Urwa Hocane, Reema Khan, Faisal Qureshi, Aiman Khan and Muneeb Butt, the second […]

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Annual event: Mountain festival ends

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ISLAMABAD: The two-week long Pakistan Mountain Festival concluded with the screening of international films, cultural and music performances and the mountain youth forum at Lok Virsa on Sunday. The brief concluding ceremony recognised the services of the supporting organisations and individuals. The festival is an annual event organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) to commemorate the […]

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STYLE: WHERE IS FASHION’S GEN-X?

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Pakistani fashion has evolved into a glittering money-minting mammoth, but mammoths can also be lumbering, tiresome creatures. They may momentarily rule the earth — like the dinosaurs before them — but they also run the risk of going extinct. And there are plenty of mammoths presently presiding over local fashion; established veteran names firmly perched […]

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Environmental threats: ‘Mountain Cultural Showcase’ kicks off

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To highlight the importance of mountains and the communities that dwell on it, a two-day ‘Mountain Cultural Showcase’ kicked off in the federal capital on Saturday. The event was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) in connection with the eighth Pakistan Mountain Festival. The event, held at the National Heritage Museum Lok Virsa, featured […]

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Review: ‘Pinky Memsaab’ takes off your rose-tinted glasses

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KARACHI: There is one scene in Pinky Memsaab where domestic helper Pinky (Hajra Yamin), who has recently moved from the rural Punjab of Pakistan to work in a house in Dubai, gets lost in the city. Her ‘memsaab’ Meher (Kiran Malik) and the chauffeur Santosh (Indian actor Sunny Hinduja) find her sitting on the stairs in some strange […]

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Load Wedding nominated for ‘Best Feature’ at Jaipur Literature Festival

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Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza’s most recent cinematic outing, Load Wedding may not have broken records at the box office but it won the hearts of viewers and critics alike. The film stars Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat in key roles and comments on our society’s obsessions with marriage and dowry. According to recent […]

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3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors set to release on 14th

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LAHORE: Waadi Animations is all set to release the finale of Pakistan’s first animated full-length super hero film franchise, 3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors. With high quality animation and detailing, crowd simulation, top of the line VFX tools, approximately over 5000 hours of animated production by over 30 animators, this is indeed the biggest […]

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Reema Ahsan set to showcase ‘Daastaan’ at BCW

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LAHORE: Reema Ahsan is set to showcase her latest collection ‘Daastan’ at Bridal Couture Week on 7th December. Established in 2006, Reema Ahsan is a renowned brand that has become synonymous with elegance, opulence and luxury, catering to the cosmopolitan woman. Daastaan is a collection of everlasting pieces that can be passed onto generations. It […]

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