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First Pakistani International Film Festival To Be Held In March

On January 11, Karachi Film Society (KFS) hosted a press conference to announce the first Pakistani International Film Festival (PiFF), which is set to be held in late March. The four-day festival, from March 29 to April 1, 2018, will

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Aziz Ansari; first Asian male actor in Comedy to bag a Golden Globe Award

Indian-American actor-comedian Aziz Ansari has won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for Master of None at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Ansari said in his acceptance speech at the gala on Sunday night, “I

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Zubaida Apa as remembered by Pakistani celebrities

Earlier this week on 4th of January 2018 the legendary queen of spices renowned as Zubaida Apa breathed her last in Karachi, she was not only celebrated as a master chef but she was also a household name given her

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Armenian Film Fest To Screen ‘Mom’ and ‘Hindi Medium’

The Embassy of India in Armenia organises annual Festival of Indian films during which most popular and award-winning Indian movies of that year are screened in Armenia’s – Moscow Cinema. This year the Embassy was offered a list of films

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Mubashir Lucman Rates Channels, Actors, Singers and What Not

Beginning of a new year always comes with the reflection over how things went down in the past year, we reflect upon the good and the bad and wonder how things can be done better. The end of a year

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Shahroz Sabzwari to star opposite Meera’s sister Shaista Abbas in ‘Seep’

The veteran Meera Jee’s younger sister Shaista is all set to make her debut in the Pakistani entertainment industry alongside Shahroz Sabzwari in the new drama serial ‘Seep’. In a recent interview the ‘Chain Na Aye’ star shed some light

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Sridevi thanks Adnan Siddiqui & Sajal Aly for ‘Mom’ award

The bond that Sridevi, Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Aly have shared ever since they started working together on ‘Mom’ is just so precious it makes you gush. Sridevi was named the Best Actor (Female) at Zee Cine Awards for ‘Mom’

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Ali Zafar Is Back With The Third PSL Anthem

After composing the official PSL anthem for the past two years Ali Zafar is back with a third one and it’s called “Dil Se Jaan Laga De” as the artist captions in his insta post. Part 1/ #DilSeJaanLagaDe HBLPSL #cricket

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Famous Celebrities Who Left Showbiz For Islam

The “Islam Vs Art argument” is as old as Islam itself, though many scholars hold that Islam forbids art there are many who believe art; that is close to human nature and does not promote anti-Islamic teachings is lawful and

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Shaan Shahid Had A Major Outburst Following Arth’s Failure

December was expected to play an important role in Pakistani cinema scene as most anticipated films of the year both Rangreza and Arth-The Destination were to hit the big screen this month as they did but the results weren’t as

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Mahesh Bhatt Pays Heartwarming Tribute To Parveen Shakir

Parveen Shakir is a household name to all Pakistanis, the legendary poetess was not only a famous writer but also a civil servant.  She rose to national fame with her very first book Khusbo (fragrance). Many of her books and

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‘Love Curry’ author wants Fawad Khan & Alia Bhatt to star in it’s adaptation

Bestselling author Pankaj Dubey wants to cast Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt, Sushant Singh Rajput and Pakistani actor Fawad Khan in the film adaptation of his new book Love Curry. Previously Dubey has produced indie films like Geelee and Naach Ganesh and

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Amir Khan Receives Death Threats For Posting A Christmas Tree Picture

This Pakistani British Boxer has his way of making headlines every now and then but this time it isn’t good at all. Amir Khan , who is a practicing Muslim, took to his Instagram and posted a picture of the

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‘Saawan’ is Out of Oscars 2018 Race

Saawan, directed by Farhan Alam and written and produced by Mashood Qadri, is based on a true story of a disabled child who lives in a valley in the mountains of Balochistan is rejected by his father, intimidated by society,

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Shaan’s Arth collaborates with United Nations Women

UN Women, is the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, has no specific agenda but to grab the opportunity to spread awareness against social norms surrounding gender roles, domestic sexism and mental and physical abuse.

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Urwa-Farhan Celebrate First Anniversary With A Flaming Hot Shoot

We all remember how viral this wedding went last year around this time, Urwa Hocane and Farhan Saeed’s wedding was trending all over social media and this year it’s going to be the sizzling hot photo shoot that the star

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Mahesh Bhatt fanboys over new Arth 2 track ‘Murshed Ji’

Arth 2 is remake of Mahesh Bhatt’s 1982 classic of the same name. Arth 2 turned from an idea to a feature film back when Shaan Shahid met Mahesh Bhatt in 2015 and expressed the desire to remake the film,

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Fawad Khan Bags Sixth Spot On Sexiest Asian Men List

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has been named the Sexiest Asian Man in a poll, dethroning singer Zayn Malik who has been winning the title for the past two years. The Haider actor topped Eastern Eye’s 2017 list of 50 Sexiest

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Pakistani Celebs Join #ChangeTheClap Campaign

Transgender mockery isn’t new to us it is how our society operates and growing up here we all took it for a norm and never questioned it’s dynamics but it is high time that transgender alienation is eliminated from this

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Pakistani Celebs Listed The Worst Dressed For Masala! Awards By IBT

Masala! Awards celebrated it’s 10th anniversary yesterday at the Bollywood Parks, Dubai Parks and Resort. The event included celebrities from India and Pakistan needless to say the event was super star studded. All glamour aside we got to see some

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Saba Qamar, Mahira Khan & Mawra Hocane to attend Masala! Awards Dubai

Masala! Awards held in United Arab Emirates every year is an event that celebrates artists from both countries India and Pakistan, as the event celebrates it’s 10th anniversary this year Lollywood divas Saba Qamar, Mahira Khan and Mawra Hocane are

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Amir Khan’s journey in “I’m a celebrity…” ends on his 31st birthday

Amir Khan has just been evicted from I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here, making him the seventh contestant to leave the show, reported Daily Mail. Amir said his goodbyes when he was named as the next celebrity to

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First post cinema revival Sindhi feature film is on it’s way

Pakistani film industry has seen it’s worst in the last two decades but this decade not only brought the revival of mainstream cinema but will also be reviving our cinema at a more grass root level. Film-maker Jami Mahmood is

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Riz Ahmed Made It To GQ’s Best Dressed List

British Magazine GQ recently ranked the best dressed and worst dressed celebrities for it’s January 2018 issue and guess who’s on the list with many other heart throbs, yeap, it’s the Pakistani British actor Riz Ahmed. Other celebrities making it

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Shaan Says He’d Love To Do A Pervez Musharraf Biopic

As ‘Arth the destination’ is getting closer to it’s release date the promotions are making the headlines almost every day, this time it’s an interview Shaan Shahid gave while promoting Arth in a show. When asked if he’d like to

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It Took Nine Years But Aaroh Is Back With A Bang

Ain’t no 90’s kid who doesn’t remember Aaroh’s love odyssey ‘Na Kaho’ back from 2003 but then again all good things end soon and so did Aaroh. Aaroh disbanded in 2009 concentrating on their personal projects. Farooq Ahmed, vocalist and

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Aamina Sheikh Reveals Her First Look From ‘Cake The Film’

‘Cake The Film’ is set to release in spring next year and the movie revolves around the lives of two sisters being played by Aamina Sheikh and Sanam Saeed. The film also stars the Sadqey Tumhare star Adnan Malik. Aamina

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‘Actors on Actors’ with Kumail Nanjiani and Gal Gadot

Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani and Wonder Woman Gal Gadot had some candid conversation in the recent episode of ‘Actors on Actors’ and here’s what it was all about. Nanjiani: So how did you end up playing Wonder Woman? How did

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‘JPNA 2’ Signs Supermodel Omer Shahzad

So the sequel to the highest grossing Pakistani movie to date is ready to make headlines again, previously ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2’ dropped Hamza Ali Abbasi and included Fahad Mustafa later the cast was joined by Mawra Hocane, Kubra

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“Hamare yahan baaghi larki kissay aachi lagti hai?” Says Sajal Aly

My first Sajal Aly drama serial was ‘Mehmoodabad Ki Malkaain‘ albeit the cast of the serial was jam-packed with new comers and fresh faces but Sajal shined right through them all and there was no stopping her. She came, she

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‘Rangreza’ brings ‘item song’ feat. Gohar Rasheed and 200 transgenders

Item songs and dance numbers find deep roots in both Bollywood and Lollywood’s history but ever since the revival of Pakistani film industry not just the audience but also some celebrities, Hamza Ali Abbasi being most prominent in them, have

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First Look And Release Date Of JPNA 2 Revealed

Now here’s another film that has been making our news section crazy lately, the sequel to the last year’s block buster ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’. From Hamza Ali Abbasi bidding farewell to the franchise to Mawra Hocane, Fahad Mustafa and

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Waqar Zaka Accuses Sharmeen and Shoaib of Cashing Pakistan’s Bad Image

Waqar Zaka is most commonly known as the host for the show called “Living on the edge” ever since then he became a social activist and is known to make the headlines on and off because of something he said

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Mahira Khan Says She Would Love to Work in an Iranian Film

In one of her talk sessions during the Faiz International Festival Mahira Khan said that she’d love to star in an Iranian film. She further added that there are certain expressions and mannerisms that are unique to each language and

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International Film Festival of India drops Pakistani film ‘Saawan’

Pakistan’s official submission for the best foreign language film at the 90th Academy Awards, Saawan, which was to be featured in the Cinema of the World section at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has been removed from

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Ahsan-Neelam Starrer Chupan Chupai’s Official Poster Revealed

Chupan Chupai is an upcoming 2017 Pakistani comedy-thriller film directed by Mohsin Ali. The film stars Ahsan Khan and Neelam Munir in the lead cast. It is expected to release on 29th December 2017 under the production banner of Huzu

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