Category: Entertainment

Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi’s radio feature nominated for 2020 AIB awards

 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.

Public asks PEMRA to ban Nida Yasir’s show for lack of empathy towards 5 year old rape victim’s parents

#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.

‘Ertugrul’ actor Cavit Çetin aka Dogan Alp arrives in Pakistan

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.

Cinemas in Pakistan to reopen on Sept 11 with Mulan and Tenet

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.

Ertugrul star, Engin Altan to perform groundbreaking of a mosque in Islamabad

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.

Chadwick Boseman of ‘Black Panther’ fame passes away due to cancer

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. 

90s favorite, the Powerpuff Girls to return to screens with a live-action reboot

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.

Netflix cancels Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’

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.

Kangana Ranaut lashes out at Aamir Khan for saying his kids will follow Islam

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. 

Farooq Sattar has saved my phone number as ‘naughty girl’: Hareem Shah

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.