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Anwar Ali – A fairytale journey from pressing socks to dream one-day debut

Anwar Ali, has been an overnight star for Pakistani cricket. Pakistan beat South Africa in Cape Town, and Anwar Ali was judged man of the match. It was Pakistan’s first win in any one day at Cape Town in seven

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Wahab Riaz, facing police case for violating one-dish rule

Cricketer Wahab Riaz, who have been dropped from national cricket team due to bad performance in recently concluded series versus South Africa is now facing a police case for violating one-dish rule on his wedding. A police team raided his Garden

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Waar – Now highest grossing film of Pakistan

Blockbuster movie ‘Waar’ has now officially become the highest grossing film in Pakistan of all time after it surpassed ‘Choorian’s’ Rs200 million mark at the box office on just its 36th day of screening. ‘Waar’ has so far earned Rs200,145,809 in

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Aasmanon Pe Likhha – Most successful play of 2013

  Aasmanon Pe Likhha, famous play of Geo has achieved highest rating from its first episode and also been able to maintain the top rating till now. The play is directed by Mohsin Mirza, written by Rabia Razzaq, while Sheharyar

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Interview of Saba Qamar

Saba Qamar is a leading performer, acted in many memorable roles like Maat, Paani Jaisa Pyar, Daastaan, Thakkan, Mein Chaand Si. She has also received PTV award for best actor (female). Here is her interview from magazine Gourmet Khawateen, done by Mubeena Malik

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Interview of Sanam Saeed – I am a little bit like ‘Kashaf’

Sanam Saeed, interview from magazine Gourmet Khawateen, done by Zoha Imran.         Rashid Nazir Ali  

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Is IMDB blocked in Pakistan?

After a year ban on YouTube its imDb (Internet Movie Database) that has been reportedly un-accessible in Pakistan. imDb is an international entertainment portal owned by Amazon.com that provides information, ratings and reviews for movies, television shows and video games.

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Education of Islam by Hindu Nationalists?

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) (National Volunteer Organization or National Patriotic Organization) is a right-wing,Hindu nationalist group of India. RSS is termed as extremist Hindu organization and often blamed for instigating violence against minorities in India, including Muslims and Christians. A former

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Aasmanon Pe Likha – Insights from director Mohsin Mirza

Aasmanonn Pe Likha, is the popular drama of Geo maintaining its top ratings since its first episode. It is written by Rabia Razzaqe and directed by Mohsin Mirza. It is the first drama of Sheharyar Munawar with Geo TV. Lot of

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Ismat Zaidi – Interview of loving and sweet mother of our drama industry

Ismat Zaidi is a senior actor, who normally appears in roles of loving, caring, affectionate and sweet mother in dramas. While we hear too much about leading actors, the actors playing character or supporting roles are not much seen in media

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Interview of Aamina Mufti – “No one contacted to write another unique drama like ‘Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahin’.”

Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahin (UBFN) is recently concluded serial, of HUM TV. It was applauded for its direction, story and acting. Recently Aamina Mufti writer of the drama has given an interview to Voice of America (VOA) and expressed her

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FBR issued income tax notices to Rahat Fateh, Atif Aslam and Ali Zafar

While the last date to file income tax returns is 30 November, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has also issued income tax notices of worth millions to leading singers. As per news reports Rahat Fateh Ali has been sent a

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PEMRA Complaint Cell for October 2013

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) is responsible to monitor channels and content that is being aired. PEMRA also has a complaint cell where complaints against a TV channel or  content of a channel can be lodged online. Month wise

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Pemra fined ten entertainment channels

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed a fine of Rs10 million on 10 entertainment channels of the country for airing Indian and obscene content for more than 10 percent of the airtime. Show cause notices have also

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Mohabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai – New drama of Umera Ahmed

Mohabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai is the next drama serial written by famous writer Umera Ahmed. It will be aired on HUM TV after Kankar. Drama is based on the novel ‘Yeh Jo Subh Ka Sitara Hai‘ of Umera Ahmed.  ‘Yeh

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Bindiya – Happily Married

Famous artist Bindiya has been married to American Pakistani doctor Zafar Ibrahim in USA. The wedding took place on 7th September 2013. Previously Bindiya has also been part of a program on TV to search for husband. It is third

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Reshma – The immortal voice has passed away

Famous singer Resham has passed away. She died today 3rd November 2013 in Lahore she had cancer since 1980. Reshma was in hospital since April 2013 due to her critical condition. She was one of famous folk singers of sub-continent.

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Mathira – Debut Bollywood movie

As per Express Tribune, famous VJ and artist Mathira has signed up for an indian film which will be her debut film in bollywood. The name of film is ‘Akki Te Vikki Te Nikki’, a comedy film directed by Vipin Sharma.

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Waar – Some mixed opinions

While film WAAR is making new records of business on box office, some journalist and film makers have also expressed their opinion on the film mainly on twitter; this article is based on tweets and re-tweets by them on WAAR.

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Ali Rehman Khan – Arsal of Rishtey Kuch Adhoray Sey

Ali Rehman Khan is a new addition to our television screens, he is playing lead role of Arsal in ‘Rishtey Kucch Adhoray Sey’ on HUM TV. While Ali may be a new name and face for television audience, he is

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Babar Khan engaged to Sana Khan

Actor Babar Khan has got engaged with actor Sana Khan. Babar Khan has done various roles in dramas like Ik Tammana Lahasil Si, Band Khirkyon ke peechhay, he has also participated in dance competition ‘Nach Le’ on ARY Digital. Sana

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Zubeda Khanum – the veteran voice passed away

Veteran singer Zubeda Khanum has passed away today 19 October 2013. Zubeda Khanum was a famous voice in the early era of Pakistan film industry in 50’s and early 60’s. She sang many popular Urdu and Punjabi songs. In 50’s

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Waar – Record business on opening day

Waar one of the most anticipated movie has released across Pakistan on Eid ul Azha. This film has been released on 42 screens nationwide. The film has received a very encouraging response from public and all of its shows are

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Hassan Nisar – Family Interview

  Hassan Nisar is a well known intellectual, writer and columnist of our country. He is known for his firm stand on various issues and his analysis is also followed by many. He has many follower and a huge fan

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Interview of Deepak Parwani – When feels bored from routine work, I do some acting

Translation of interview of Deepak Parwani for Sunday Magazine of Daily Nawaiwaqt. The interview is conducted by Ms. Ambreen Fatima. Content and pictures courtesy of Daily Nawaiwaqt. “Deepak Parwani” the name which needs no introduction, whatever he has done has

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Islamabad Fashion Week 2013

Islamabad Fashion week held in Serena Hotel Islamabad from 4-6 October. Here are some highlights of this event.   Rashid Nazir Ali

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Hameed Akhtar – A talented family

Hameed Akhtar(late) was a famous journalist and writer. He was a progressive leftist (communist) and jailed many times due to his political views. He was jailed in 1951 in Rawalpindi Conspiracy case with Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Hameed Akhtar was born

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Sisters – in Showbiz

Sisters who are currently active in showbiz Javeria Abbasi and Anoushey Abbassi: Javeria Abbasi started her career in late 90’s and has done many powerful and leading roles; her famous dramas are Dil Diya Dehleez, Naajia, Chahtain. Anoushey is younger

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Interview with Abeel Javed – Good food is a way to win hearts.

This article is translation of interview of famous cooking show host, Abeel Javed published recently in Urdu Weekly Akhbare Jehan. Abeel has shared some interesting aspects about her personal and professional life in this interview. Abeel Javed is basically known

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Interview of Yasra Rizvi – No intention of marriage, I am scared of cats

Interview of Yasra Rizvi has been published in Sunday Magazine of Daily Jang. It is translated for the readers of this blog. Interview and pictures courtesy of Daily Jang. Below is the translation of interview conducted by Ms. Saima Naaz

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Bilawal Bhutto asks “Burgers” to bear ban on VOIP

Sindh government has just announced a proposal for a ban on Voice over IP (VOIP) applications of Skype, WhatsApp, Tango and Viber. While different walks of people are expressing about it in social media, a rather unusual statment came from

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Hero of Numm vs SooNUMM

Fawad Khan has already left for Mumbai to do work in a Bollywood movie, the news has already been published on reviewit. As per media reports Aliya Bhatt was opposite Fawad Khan in the movie. But latest media reports has

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Television Rating – How it works

Television Rating Points – TRP is the criterion that indicates the popularity of a channel or program and this data is very useful for the advertisers. In a highly clustered market targeting audiences it is very problematic because in the

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Masala goes Boom Boom – says Cricinfo

Mein Hoon Shahid Afridi (MHSA) has been a success across the country, released on 23rd August the film is still screening in many cinemas in big cities after one month. This film is first Pakistani film made on based on

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Kankar – A comparison with actual story

Kankar (Pebble in english), famous serial of HUM TV is based upon a short story (افسانہ) of Umera Ahmed “Wohi Dil ke thehr janay ka mausam وہی دل کے ٹھہر جانے کا موسم”. It is a short story of few

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Students as Beggars in Lahore

Recently our new government has completed its hundred days. Some days ago finance minister Ishaaq Daar has announced that Pakistan is getting a loan of twelve billion dollars from International Monetary Fund (IMF). While the federal government of PML-N is

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