The Association for International Broadcasters (AIB) has nominated a radio feature on Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi in the Arts & Culture category of 2020 awards. The 27-minute radio feature on him, In The Studio — Imran Qureshi: Beauty and Carnage, focuses on Qureshi and Louboutin converging at Parisian art gallery Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, where Qureshi hosted a major solo exhibition.
#BanNidaYasir has been trending on twitter, while many call PEMRA to ban Nida Yasir’s show after a recent controversial episode of Good Morning Pakistan aired on ARY Digital. In the episode, Nida can be seen interviewing parents of 5 year old, Marwah, who was raped and murdered. Nida claims the interrogation is to make other parents aware, however the public believes it is only to gain rating.
Turkish actor Cavit Çetin Güner, who portrays the role of Dogan Alp in historical drama series Dirilis: Ertugrul arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday morning. Earlier, the Turkish actor shared the exciting news that he was coming to Pakistan by posting a picture of his boarding pass. Later, Guner and shared a short video clip of Pakistani folk music on Instagram.
After almost six months, cinemas in Pakistan are set to reopen with Disney’s Mulan and Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. The theaters are set to welcome audience on September 11 after closing down due to coronavirus. Cinema owners and employees have been asked to follow all SOPs and there will be minimum seats available in each cinema hall with a maximum distance between the viewers.
Leading Turkish star Engin Altan Duzyatan, who portrays the titular role in historic drama series Dirilis: Ertugrul or Ertugrul Ghazi, will be visiting Pakistan soon to perform the groundbreaking of a mosque in Islamabad. Engin Altan Duzyatan has been appointed as the brand ambassador of a private housing scheme in Islamabad and will perform groundbreaking of the Blue Mosque in the housing society.
American actor Chadwick Boseman passed away at the age of 43, after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer. The news was confirmed through the actor’s Twitter account where the Marvel star’s family released a statement. Boseman had kept his illness under wraps but had drawn concerns about his health in the past after a major weight loss.
A new live-action Powerpuff Girls show is in the works at the CW, according to reports. The new series will be follow Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup through their 20s to take on new worldly troubles. The new live-action series will focus on the trio questioning their decision to fight crime throughout their childhoods and missing out on so many experiences.
Hasan Minhaj left fans devastated after he announced an end to his much acclaimed show, Patriot Act on Netflix. The former Daily Show correspondent took to Twitter to deliver the sad news and thanked his team for making the show an immense success. Many critics are upset about the only South Asian representation on a massive level being taken away.
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has lashed out at Aamir Khan and questioned the actor on his take on secularism over an old interview where Khan had said his children will follow Islam. Taking to Twitter, Kangana’s team shared the interview of Aamir wherein he opened up about his personal life and told that his kids would follow only Islam despite his wives being Hindu.
TikTok celebrity Hareem Shah has said that former MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar has saved her number on his mobile phone as ‘naughty girl’. After a video of Hareem and Sattar meeting in a hotel room went viral all over social media, Hareem decided to answer some questions that the public had left for her.