Abida Parveen: ‘I’m not a man or a woman, I’m a vehicle for passion’

Abida Parveen: ‘I’m not a man or a woman, I’m a vehicle for passion’

Abida Parveen, the great Sufi singer, on sexism, Pakistani politics and why TV talent shows and devotional Islam aren’t mutually exclusive A meeting with Abida Parveen, the warning comes, should be treated like a visit from the pope: as a rare, celestial experience in which you shouldn’t ask too many questions or expect much in the way of answers. Parveen […]

Zeb and Haniya interview

Zeb and Haniya interview

Zeb Bangash talks about the future of Zeb and Haniya, exploring a solo career and working with A.R. Rahman “Haniya is my sister. I have to support every decision she makes…” Share ! Zeb Bangash and Haniya Aslam have made it to the soundtrack of Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming film, Highway. So, what’s the catch? The majestic and selective A.R. Rahman […]

Arif Lohar on his language and his legacy

Arif Lohar on his language and his legacy

There is a sense of electricity that resonates around Arif Lohar. In his office, there is an enlarged portrait of his father Alam Lohar, the renowned folk-singer who passed away when Arif was only beginning his journey into the grassroots of Punjab, as a travelling folk artist. His legacy constantly shadows his own work, but despite this, he can gather […]

Main Hoon Shahid Afridi

Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, I liked the film because it had a perfect blend of Pakistaniyat in it. It was a story about a village boy who plays like Shahid Afridi, dreams big and achieves the impossible with the help of his coach and friends. Unlike Humayun Saeed’s three previous film efforts (in Pakistan that is, he did work in […]


Entertainment

Government Issues Noor Jahan Postage Stamps!

Government Issues Noor Jahan Postage Stamps!

If you are an aspiring musician or just a die-hard fan and the picture of our founder Quaid-e-Azam on your mail delivery isn’t really exciting you, the government has a great offer for you — commemorative postage stamps of Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jahan. Pakistan Post issued these dedicatory stamps on Friday in all important post offices in the country. The stamp […]

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Music

Junaid Khan Releases Koi Rokey Mujhey

Junaid Khan Releases Koi Rokey Mujhey

Junaid previously released a single called ‘Keh Do’ which featured Pakistani model Mehreen Syed. The song received a tremendous amount of positive support and showed the soft side of Junaid. However, this time Junaid has gone back to his roots and has released a heavy rock song.  If you loved Call Band”s Jilawatan and Shayad – You will love this song!   […]

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Sports

Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal recalled for World T20

Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal recalled for World T20

Pakistan have recalled wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal and former captain Shoaib Malik in their squad for the World Twenty20, which starts in Bangladesh in March. Malik last played a T20 for Pakistan in November 2013 against South Africa in the UAE but was dropped for the series against Sri Lanka. Akmal, meanwhile, has not been a part of Pakistan’s T20 playing XI since March last […]

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Saving Face picks up Emmys for Best Documentary and Outstanding Editing

Saving Face picks up Emmys for Best Documentary and Outstanding Editing

Academy Award Winning “Saving Face” picks up Emmys for Best Documentary and Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form at 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards [Lahore: 2nd October 2013]: Academy Award winning Pakistani film “Saving Face” has been awarded 2 prestigious Emmy Awards for Best Documentary and Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form at the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. This marks the second Emmy […]

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Anwar Maqsood Revives Pawnay 14 August To Sawa 14 August

Anwar Maqsood Revives Pawnay 14 August To Sawa 14 August

“Sawa 14 August”, the sequel of Anwar Maqsood’s “Pawnay 14 August” is scheduled to hit the Karachi from August 13th, 2013 – October 30, 2013. The play is directed by talented Dawar Mehmood and presented by KopyKats Productions. KopyKats Production is going to present a sequel “Sawa 14 August” f or 14 August 2013 creating a new era where Zulfiqar Ali […]

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THE BURKA AVENGER’S CREATOR TALKS ABOUT THE PAKISTANI CARTOON’S HATERS

THE BURKA AVENGER’S CREATOR TALKS ABOUT THE PAKISTANI CARTOON’S HATERS

Burka Avenger is a Pakistani cartoon about an ass-kicking superheroine who fights bad guys and wears a ninja-style burka to conceal her identity. The show has been making its rounds through the media echo chamber, sparking discussions on the appropriateness of using the burqa as a tool for female empowerment. For the blowhards, either the Burka Avenger is exactly what the Pakistani youth need for social reform, or it’s […]

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Almost 20 Pakistani Movies Lined Up For The Release

Almost 20 Pakistani Movies Lined Up For The Release

Quality is once again expected to make a comeback to the Pakistani cinemas as there are numerous commercial and feature films lined up for release in the near future that are certainly expected to create ripples in almost dead waters of the Pakistani film industry. Earlier this year, we saw the release of two films that attracted quite a lot […]

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Junaid Khan Releases Koi Rokey Mujhey

Junaid Khan Releases Koi Rokey Mujhey

Junaid previously released a single called ‘Keh Do’ which featured Pakistani model Mehreen Syed. The song received a tremendous amount of positive support and showed the soft side of Junaid. However, this time Junaid has gone back to his roots and has released a heavy rock song.  If you loved Call Band”s Jilawatan and Shayad – You will love this song!   […]

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