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10th literature and arts awards ceremony held in Karachi

KARACHI: The 10th UBL Literature and Arts Awards held here earlier today at a five-star hotel, attended in large numbers by the media, socialites, literati, and celebs. With this edition UBL Literature Awards has announced arts in its domain and plans

Janhvi Kapoor opts for black, joins Sara Ali Khan, Giorgia Andriani at Halloween bash

Janhvi Kapoor was dressed in a black dress and heels with black lips for a Halloween bash on Saturday. She joined her friends Ananya Panday, Navya Nanda and cousin Shanaya Kapoor at the party. Janhvi Kapoor is currently busy with

Janhvi Kapoor looks drop-dead gorgeous in white floral chiffon saree

The most exquisite attire available in India is the saree. When a woman wears a saree, there is a delicateness and elegance. Perhaps that explains why it is so cherished. Every woman wants to wear it and appear beautiful. This

Aima Baig accused of cheating on ex-fiancé Shahbaz Shigri

British model Taloulah Mair accuses pop singer Aima Baig of cheating with her boyfriend Qes Ahmed. The model claims the Pakistani individual, Qes, is a womanizer and a swindler who has had multiple affairs with many women, including Aima. Just

Beyonce tops US songs chart for first time in over a decade

NEW YORK: After releasing her much-anticipated album “Renaissance,” Beyonce has scored the number one spot on the top US songs chart for the first time in well over a decade. Her lead single “Break My Soul” is the 40-year-old’s first

Taylor Swift responds to damning report about private jet usage

Taylor Swift’s team has responded after a new study showed the singer topping a list of celebrities whose private jets have produced the highest amount of carbon dioxide so far this year. U.K.-based sustainability marketing firm Yard shared a report

Beyoncé has ‘no soul’ for using sample without permission says Kelis

R&B singer Kelis has accused Beyoncé of using a “stolen” music sample from her own 1999 debut album, “Kaleidoscope,” without permission, the Daily Mail reported. The “Milkshake” singer did not mince her words while going after “Queen Bey” and Pharell

Beyonce releases highly anticipated seventh studio album ‘Renaissance’

The project was officially released Friday, despite leaking online days earlier. It was recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns and comes six years after her previous solo album, “Lemonade.” Six years after she shook the culture with her powerful visual

Bollywood song ‘Kesariya’ draws fire for copying Pakistani song ‘Laree Chootee’

Bollywood did it again. It does not stop when it comes to copying Pakistani songs and now they have copied Call band’s hit song Laree Choote. But people from both countries criticized the recently released Bollywood song ‘Kesariya’ calling it

Daler Mehndi gets 2-year jail in 2003 human trafficking case

Punjabi singer Daler Singh Mehndi was on Thursday arrested and sent to jail after a Patiala court dismissed his appeal against a two-year jail term awarded to him in an immigration fraud case registered in 2003. Originally sentenced in 2018,

Adele pauses concert four times to check on audience

British singer Adele is back on the stage after long absense. She was worried for her fans’ safety during her latest performance. The 34-year-old frequently interrupted her performance to check on the audience’s well-being.  When she noticed that a member

Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen join Paul McCartney in epic Glastonbury show

Paul McCartney was joined by special guests Bruce Springsteen and Dave Grohl in an epic performance at Glastonbury on Saturday night that spanned the first Beatles demo to some of his latest recordings. It was Dave Grohl first public performance

Pink Floyd releases first song in three decades for Ukraine

LOS ANGLES: Pink Floyd have written their first new song in almost 30 years to support Ukrainians affected by Russian invasion. “Hey, Hey, Rise-Up!” be used to raise funds for humanitarian causes linked to the war. It features David Gilmour

Zhalay Sarhadi’s pictures from her Dubai tour go viral

DUBAI: Zhalay Sarhadi is a gorgeous Pakistani actress. She has been a part of the Showbiz industry since 2008 and has earned the hearts of millions of people. She recently posted her photos on social media during a tour in

Jennifer Lopez releases stunning teaser of ‘Marry Me’ MV

Jennifer Lopez and Global music artist Maluma will soon launch a new music video (MV) online, featuring the movie’s title track Marry Me. Lopez starred as a pop star in this latest rom-com movie, and has shared a stunning teaser on

Mira Sethi’s debut book longlisted for The Story Prize

KARACHI: Actress Mira Sethi’s debut book, “Are You Enjoying”, has been longlisted for The Story Prize, an annual award that honours the author of an outstanding collection of short fiction with a $20,000 cash award. The book is a collection

Spotify stats: Who are the most streamed Pakistani artists internationally?

ISLAMABAD: Almost a year ago, music streaming platform Spotify entered the Pakistani market with a commitment to help local artists reach new fans, both at home and abroad. A whopping 365 days later, Spotify is celebrating its first year in

Famous singer Justin Bieber tests positive for Covid-19

TORONTO: Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has postponed some of his US tour dates after testing positive for Covid-19. The Yummy singer opened the Justice World Tour on Friday in San Diego, with wife Hailey Baldwin among the thrilled fans

Model Bella Hadid expresses solidarity with Muslim women who wear hijabs

LONDON: Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid is using her platform to raise awareness of discrimination against Muslim women who wear hijabs. The supermodel, 25, shared a series of posts to her Instagram detailing some of the struggles affecting Muslim women across

Rihanna donates $15 million for climate justice

LOS ANGLES: Singer Rihanna has pledged $15 million to fight climate justice. The ‘We Found Love’ singer is making the donation through her Clara Lionel Foundation, which is named after her grandparents. The money will be distributed between 18 climate

‘Tu Jhoom’ controversy: Nirmala Maghani sends legal notice to Xulfi

LAHORE: Folk singer Nirmala Maghani’s legal counsel has served Coke Studio producer Zulfiqar J Khan, popularly known as Xulfi, a legal notice worth Rs100 million over a copyright violation relating to Coke Studio 14 song Tu Jhoom. The notice, addressed

BTS member Suga tests positive for COVID-19 after US trip

(REUTERS): Suga, songwriter and rapper for K-pop sensation BTS, has tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from in-person concerts in the United States, the South Korean band’s management said. Suga, whose real name is Min Yoon-gi, was confirmed to

India wins Miss Universe after 21 years as Harnaaz Sandhu crowned winner

NEW DELHI: India’s Harnaaz Sandhu has been crowned the 70th Miss Universe, 21 years after Lara Dutta won the title in 2000. The 21-year-old beauty queen beat contestants Paraguay and South Africa to win the coveted title at the contest

Atif Aslam leaves concert after male audience harass women

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani star singer Atif Aslam walked away from a concert in Islamabad after Male audience started harassing women and families.  According to Sunday Times, famous popstar, Atif Aslam walked out of the ongoing concert in the federal capital after

Katrina Kaif’s sapphire-diamond engagement ring grabs people’s attention

Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal on Thursday began a ‘new journey together’ as they tied the knot at the Six Senses ort Barwara in Rajasthan.   Finally, after keeping fans waiting for a long time, the bride and

Zeb Bangash’s new song ‘Tum Saath Ho’ is out now

KARACHI: Renowned singer/composer Zeb Bangash, popular for her melodious voice and distinctive style, recently announced the release of her new song ‘Tum Saath Ho’. According to a statement issued on Tuesday, the song titled ‘Tum Saath Ho,’ a peppy homage

Adele tops UK music charts with comeback album ’30’

LONDON: Music star Adele soared straight to the top of the UK charts with her new album ’30’, making a triumphant and record-breaking return. One of the world’s best-selling singer-songwriters, the Grammy Award winner released her fourth studio album last

Legendary Broadway songwriter Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

(AFP): Stephen Sondheim, one of Broadway history’s songwriting titans, whose music and lyrics raised and reset the artistic standard for the American stage musical, died Friday at the age of 91. His lawyer and friend, F Richard Pappas, announced the

AR Rahman’s daughter stuns everyone with spiritual singing at Dubai Expo 2020

DUBAI: Khatija Rahman, daughter of Indian music maestro and Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman, has stunned audiences at the Dubai Expo 2020 with her spiritual performance to Farishton. Khatija first recorded Farishton in 2020 and it was released on YouTube

Sufi music festival held in Karachi

KARACHI: Innovative Event Player organized a “Sufi Sama” for music lovers featuring the performance of legendary duo artists, Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad, who enthralled the audiences through their exceptional performances. A large gathering of music enthusiasts enjoyed performances by