Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Tag Archives: Academy Awards

Mahira Khan proud of ‘Laal Kabootar’ for making it to the Oscars

KARACHI-based crime thriller, ‘Laal Kabootar’ has been selected as Pakistan’s official submission for the upcoming Academy Awards 2020. Superstar Mahira Khan in a recent tweet said that she is proud of Pakistani film being selected for such prestigious accolade. The Academy will choose final nominees for all award categories including ...

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Sharmeen’s documentary wins best Int’l Television Award

PARIS: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary, ‘A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness’ has won the best International Television Award at prestigious 49thAnnual Robert F Kennedy Journalism Awards, as announced in New York. Indeed, Sharmeen is the first Pakistani to win this prestigious award in the International Television Category. The ...

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Iranian Actress to Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Immigration Stance

TEHRAN: Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, the star of best foreign language film nominee “The Salesman,” has announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars over President Trump’s expected restrictions on immigration to the United States. “Trump’s visa ban for Iranians is racist,” Alidoosti tweeted earlier today. “Whether this will include ...

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Oscars 2017: Jimmy Kimmel tapped to host 87th Academy Awards

NEW YORK: Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the 2017 Academy Awards. Producers of the 87th Oscars ceremony, Michael DeLuca and Jennifer Todd are expected to make the official announcement regarding Kimmel’s hosting spot shortly, Variety reports. The talk show host and notable prankster confirmed his spot as host in ...

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