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India never respected the autonomy of Kashmir: Riz Ahmed

BIRMINGHAM: British actor and activist of Pakistani decent, Riz Ahmed is the latest celebrity to expressed his concern over the on-going situation in occupied Kashmir. He took to Instagram and condemned India’s recent decisions to revoke special status of the occupied Kashmir. “Article 370 of the Indian constitution, guaranteeing the ...

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It’s super scary to be a Muslim right now: Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed called on high-powered Hollywood executives and politicians to act to reduce Islamophobic sentiments in the media. According to Variety, Ahmed who was onstage at the CAA Amplify conference in Ojai, United States said, “The efforts of individual artists or storytellers may be bold, they may be ...

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Riz Ahmed to play British-Pakistani rapper in new role

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed is set to play the lead in upcoming film Mughal Mowgli, a drama about a British-Pakistani rapper whose big break is derailed by serious illness. Ahmed, who won an Emmy in 2017 for his role in American series The Night Of, has co-written Mughal Mowgli ...

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Malala Yousafzai strikes a pose with Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani Emmy award winner Riz Ahmed shared a picture with social activist Malala Yousafzai. “From one PPE student to another, I had a great time listening to rizmc speak this weekend,” said Malala Yousafzai with her picture retweeted. Malala is currently studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University ...

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Riz Ahmed Offers to Write Ms. Marvel Screenplay

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed has offered to write the script for the first Muslim origin superhero, Ms Marvel, which has been creating waves worldwide. In a tweet, Ahmed wrote, “So when do Marvel Studio want me, Mindy Kaling and Kumail Nanjiani to get started on the MsMarvel screenplay?” So ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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Riz Ahmed shares photos from his visit to Pakistan

LAHORE: “After a lapse of 13 years, visiting Pakistan is somewhat like visiting an ex,” said Riz Ahmed while speaking at the Lahore Literary Festival at Alhamra Hall. British Pakistani Riz Ahmed actor-cum-rapper and activist, also known by his stage name, Riz MC, graced the LLF with famed novelist Mohsin ...

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Riz Ahmed, Ben & Reza Aslan to be part of Lahore Literary Festival

LAHORE: The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) is all set to take place on Saturday, February 24 at the Alhamra Arts Center, Mall Road and this year’s featured speakers include Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed, Booker-winner Ben Okri and author Reza Aslan. Other panelists include journalist and novelist David Ignatius, historian Audrey Truschke, British-Pakistani food ...

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