Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistani-American

Kumail Nanjiani in talks to join Angelina Jolie in ‘The Eternals’

HOLLYWOOD: Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to join top Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to star in Marvel Studios’ “The Eternals” in what would be Nanjiani’s first venture into the superhero realm, according to Variety, a US entertainment weekly magazine. Details about the movie and what characters Nanjiani and ...

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BATTLE WITH CANCER: ‘Top Chef’ star Fatima Ali dies at 29

NEW YORK: Pakistani-American top chef Fatima Ali wrote a powerful and moving essay three months before she lost a prolonged battle with cancer on Friday. Pakistan-origin ‘Top Chef’ Fatima Ali passed away from a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma. She was only 29-years-old. The reality TV star, ...

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Pakistani rapper’s resemblance to Khal Drogo has fans screaming

Pakistani-American rapper Osama Com Laude seems to have stirred up quite a storm on social media, courtesy his uncanny resemblance to Hollywood actor Jason Momoa. But it’s Momoa’s character Khal Drogo in hit series Game of Thrones (GOT) that Laude really resembles… and we’re not the only ones that see ...

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Trump honours fallen Pak-American Capt Humayun Khan

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump has signed a bill to honour fallen Muslim US Army Captain Humayun Khan, despite long-running fights with his father, a Pakistani-American lawyer, according to American media reports. The bill, filed by Congressman Tom Garrett in July 2017, renames a post office in Charlottesville, a ...

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Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy Wembley

LONDON: Fulham owner Shahid Khan has withdrawn his offer to buy London’s Wembley Stadium, England’s governing Football Association announced. The FA, Wembley’s current owners, had come under fire from many within English football for their plans to sell Wembley despite Khan offering to buy the stadium for £600 million. “Shahid ...

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Pakistan may be onto its 3rd Oscar win with Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘The Big Sick’

HOLLYWOOD: Pakistan-origin American standup comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani has bagged an Oscar nominee on Tuesday in original screenplay category for his film The Big Sick. actor Congrats to our Original Screenplay nominees! #Oscars #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/xCKwLmNNiq — The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 23, 2018 The film is written by Nanjiani and ...

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Sadiq Khan says Pakistan needs a helping hand to unlock potential

LAHORE: Terming Pakistan an emerging market in the world, London Mayor Sadiq Iman Khan on Wednesday said the country’s people needed a “helping hand” to unlock their potential. Speaking to an enthralled audience at the Alhamra Hall here, Khan stated that he is lobbying for greater visa ease for South-Asians. “After leaving the ...

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Female Pakistani- American student assaulted in Australia

PERTH: Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth last week. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy ...

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