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‘Zindagi Tamasha’ selected for Oscar consideration

LAHORE: Sarmad Khoosat’s film ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ has been submitted for Oscar consideration in the International Feature Film Award category for the 93rd Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will choose the final nominees for all award

Need to tackle social issues by changing narrative in films, TV: Mahira Khan

Pakistani actress Mahira Khan said that in order to change the thinking of society, we have to change the stories shown in our films and dramas. Mahira Khan, who was recently named among the 100 Most Influential Women of 2020,

Islamabad to have its own drive-in cinema

ISLAMABAD: A drive-in cinema will be open in the federal capital in view of the coronavirus epidemic. The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has planned to open a drive-in cinema in the federal capital Islamabad due to the virus so that

Ali Zafar and Urooj Fatima’s new Sindhi song released

LAHORE: Singer turned actor Ali Zafar and 13-year-old Urooj Fatima’s Sindhi song has been released and received has been mixed reviews. Ali Zafar earlier released a promo of the song sung with singer Balochi singer Urooj Fatima on Twitter and

Friends’ actor Matthew Perry is now engaged

LOS ANGELES: American-Canadian actor and comedian Matthew Perry who essays the role of Chandler Bing from US sitcom ‘Friends’ is engaged now. The 51-year-old actor is now engaged to his long-time girlfriend Molly Hurwitz. The actor was quoted sayi9ng to

Urwa Hocane and Farhan Saeed are not getting divorced

LAHORE: Pakistan’s celebrity couple Farhan Saeed and Urwa Hocane’s relative has turned down the rumours of ending three years of marriage. According to sources, the father of Urwa Hocane while talking to a private news channel turned down the rumours

Beyonce leads Grammys nominations with nine nods

LOS ANGELES (Reuters): Beyonce has dominated nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards. Beyonce’s nine nods made her the second most nominated Grammy artist in history, with a total of 79, and came through projects that celebrated Black culture in a

Pakistani actress Rabab Hashim to tie the knot

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Rabab Hashim has is tying the knot as her recent pictures of mayoun bride have taken the internet by storm.  The Piya Mann Bhaye actress announced the good news of marriage to fans through Instagram. She shared photos

Comedian Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Comedian and host of  ‘The Daily Show’ Trevor Noah has been tapped to host the 2021 Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy made the announcement hours before the nominees for the upcoming show are revealed. It would mark Noah’s

‘Queen’s Gambit’ becomes Netflix’s most-watched limited series

‘Queen’s Gambit’ has set a new viewership record for Netflix to become the most-watched scripted limited series on the streaming platform. Netflix announced that a “record-setting 62 million households chose to watch The Queen’s Gambit in its first 28 days,

Ali Zafar’s new ‘Sindhi’ song to be released on Nov 26

LAHORE: Singer turned actor Ali Zafar has recently sung a new song sung in Sindhi with a 13-year-old singer. According to the details, Ali Zafar released a promo of the song sung with singer Urooj Fatima on Twitter and Instagram.  

Five kids shows on Netflix that you can stream right now

Netflix has one of the best collections of films perfect for family movie night. However, with so much to choose from the genre, parents can have a tough time choosing movies. From animated classics to live-action newcomers, here are five

Turkish drama ‘Yunus Emre’ to air on state-run television

ISLAMABAD: After the resounding success on ‘Diriliş: Ertuğrul’, another Turkish drama serial is set to be aired on state-run television in Pakistan. PTI leader Faisal Javed Khan announced that like Ertugrul, another Turkish show ‘Yunus Emre’ will now be aired

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to hit cinemas in December

LOS ANGELES: Warner Bros’ movie ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ which was postponed until 2021, will hit cinemas across the United States in December. The most awaited movie will also debut in international theatres on 16th December. Audiences have not been going

Royal Family hurt over Lady Diana’s potrayal in ‘The Crown’

LONDON: Several members of the Royal Family have been deeply hurt after the new season of ‘The Crown‘ released earlier this week on Netflix. While many royal fans enjoyed the inside drama within the monarchy, on the other hand, many

‘Tom & Jerry’ movie to be released next year

NEW YORK: The famous Tom and Jerry will be back on the big screens next year. A trailer of the upcoming “Tom & Jerry” has been released. The movie will be a hybrid live-action and animated film that sees the

Pakistan actress Sarah Khan joins TikTok

ISLAMABAD: Famed Pakistani TV starlet Sarah Khan who got hitched recently has joined TikTok. One of the most versatile actors in Pakistani showbiz, the Sabaat actress while sharing a video of herself getting ready to rock the day, announced her

Actors in every era have a different demand: Bushra Ansari

While sharing her thoughts on actors today and earlier years, veteran actress Bushra Ansari has expressed that each era had a different demand. The Presidential Pride of Performance award winner actress recently took to social media to Instagram and expressed

Syra Yousuf, Sheheryar Munawar’s photoshoot becomes talk of town

A recent photoshoot of actress Syra Yousuf and actor Sheheryar Munawar has become the main talk of the town. The “Project Ghazi” co-stars got up close and personal for a shoot for a local magazine. The pictures went viral on

Film director Iqbal Kashmiri passes away at 78

Well-known movie director Iqbal Kashmiri has passed away at the age of  78 after a protracted illness. Iqbal Kashmiri had been hospitalised for the last 10 days or so due to complications from a lung disease. His son, Faisal, said

Kylie Minogue becomes first woman to top album chart in five decades

LONDON: Australian singer Kylie Minogue has become the first female artist to have number one albums in Britain across five decades as her album “Disco” topped the charts. Mostly recorded at home during lockdown, her 15th studio album “Disco” also

Comedian Hasan Minhaj joins Jennifer Aniston’s ‘The Morning Show’ cast

LOS ANGELES: Comedian Hasan Minhaj will join the coveted cast of Jennifer Aniston’s starring ‘The Morning Show’ for its second season. Alongside Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell, Hasan Minhaj will also be the part of the show. The

US reports over 160,000 coronavirus cases

WASHINGTON: More than 160,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the United States in 24 hours. The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States has exceeded 18 million. According to the report, the total number of deaths

Imran Abbas leaves fans confused with his new snap

ISLAMABAD: Actor Imran Abbas has left his fans confused after uploading multiple pictures from Parliament House in Islamabad. He uploaded the pictures on Instagram and hinted at a new beginning as he posted a picture standing outside Parliament House.  

Script of ‘Sabaat’ was extraordinary: Mawra Hocane

KARACHI: Actress Mawra Hocane has said that the script of the drama ‘Sabaat’ was extraordinary and hoped the industry could make more dramas like it. According to Mawra Hocane, she felt good to work in that drama. The actress said that

Pakistani military action film ‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’ releases in China

BEIJING: Pakistani movie ‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’ has finally premiered at the Wanda Cinema in China. The commercial release of ‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’ comes ahead of the 70th anniversary of the Pakistan-China diplomatic relationship. Directed by Momina Duraid, the movie features

‘Friends’ all set for a reunion in 2021

NEW YORK: The United States famous sitcom ‘Friends’ is all set for a reunion next year. Friends star Matthew Perry, who essayed the role of Chandler Bing in the show, confirmed the update about the reunion on HBO Max. On

You don’t demean a woman on screen and call it art: Hamza Ali Abbasi

Actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has finally opened up and explained the reason behind why he does not support item numbers in movies.  During an interview, the Jawani Phir Nahi Aani actor discussed television and its impact on those around him.

Bollywood actor commits suicide in Dharamshala

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Asif Basra has committed suicide in Dharamshala near a cafe on Jogibada Road. The actor was reportedly found hanging at the complex. Asif Basra was found dead in a private complex in Dharamshala. A forensic team is

Ali Kazmi’s ‘Funny boy’ nominated for Oscars 2021

KARACHI: Actor Ali Kazmi’s movie ‘Funny boy’ has been nominated for Oscars 2021. Actor Ali Kazmi’s ‘Funny boy’ will be released on Netflix next month. Canada nominated the film for the ‘Best International Film‘ category. The production company behind the