Wednesday, 23 August 2017


There aren’t enough women filmmakers: Konkona Sen

Konkona Sen

BOLLYWOOD: Riding high on the success of Lipstick Under My Burkha, Konkona Sen has a lot to say about female representation in Bollywood. While things are changing with films like Queen, Lipstick Under My Burkha and the upcoming Simran being released in Bollywood, Sen still feels that women have very ...

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Years after death, Nazia Hassan still rules a million hearts

Nazia Hassan

LAHORE: Elegant, stylish, beautiful and coupled with a melodious voice. Nazia Hassan had it all that made everyone in Pakistan (and abroad) fall in love with her.  Today marks the 17th death anniversary of the pop music icon in Pakistan. Nazia Hassan was born on 3rd April 1965 in Karachi. ...

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I am in a position to choose roles: Arjun Rampal


BOLLYWOOD: Arjun Rampal has come a long way from being called a non-actor. The actor’s next project Daddy, seems promising, and is receiving rave reviews for his role as the gangster Arun Gawli. Looking back, he is happy with his experience in the industry. “I would rather take criticism and ...

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Tubelight actor to refund INR 35 crore to distributors


BOLLYWOOD: Salman Khan has decided to compensate for the loss of distributors and exhibitors in showcasing his movie Tubelight which failed to live up to the expectations last Eid-ul-Fitr. A film critic confirmed that Tubelight actor will refund INR 35 crore as compensation amount. Komal Nahta said on Twitter, “Salman ...

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Ali Sethi tribute to Mehdi Hassan’s ‘Ranjish Hi Sahi’

Ali Sethi

LAHORE: Ali Sethi has a beautiful voice, and I’m sure everyone agrees because those who don’t, well, maybe they’re deaf. Have you seen his performance in Coke Studio this year? You really should. His soulful voice is so beautiful it literally gave us goosebumps. We don’t vouch for the glitter ...

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Pakistan to celebrate Independence Day at United Nations


UN: Pakistan will mark its Independence Day at the United Nations with a concert in the General Assembly hall on August 14. Organized by the Pakistan Mission to the United Nations, the concert will feature acclaimed Sachal Jazz Ensemble, which is a blend of the traditional and the modern music. ...

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Swift wasn’t backing down in court

Taylor Swift 1

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift has been praised for her “sharp, gutsy and satisfying” testimony over allegations of sexual assault. The pop star claims former radio DJ David Mueller groped her while posing for a photo at one of her concerts in 2013 – a charge which he denies. “Just like ...

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HBO offered $250,000 to hackers in bid to delay data release


LONDON: Time Warner Inc’s (TWX.N) HBO network last month offered $250,000 to cyber criminals who hacked into its computer system, asking them to extend a deadline for paying a much larger ransom, according to an email reviewed by Reuters. “You have the advantage of having surprised us,” a member of ...

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