The Muslim-American teenager of Pakistani heritage, Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan, has joined the Marvel’s Avengers for a blockbuster video game. Ms. Marvel, who has shape-shifting abilities, is the first Pakistani and Muslim representation in Marvel Cinematic Universe. The highly-anticipated character will also be hitting the silver screens soon. Kamala Khan was co-created by Marvel editor and director Sana Amanat in 2014.
In a conversation with famed designer HSY, Mahira Khan has confessed she is in love with rumored beau Salim Karim. This is the first time Mahira has openly discussed her love life. In response to HSY’s question she said, “I don’t know what have I done in my life, must have done something good because of which Allah blessed me…”
Famous PlayStation game, Call of Duty, has paid homage to the elite commando unit of Pakistan – the SSG with an exclusive skin. The iconic first-person shooter game features the Pakistani SSG commando, with that burly build and tough-guy beard look to boot. The ‘Urzikstan SSG I’ skin, can be unlocked after accumulating a certain number of experience points.
Rubina Ashraf’s daughter, Minna Tariq, has refuted all reports claiming her mother is critically ill due to coronavirus. Minna revealed that her mother is fine and recovering well and asked people to avoid spreading rumors. “Please pray for her speedy recovery,” Mina wrote on her Instagram story. Following Ashraf’s diagnosis, social media was abuzz with rumours the actor was hospitalized.
Actor and writer Vasay Chaudhary has tested positive for novel coronavirus. Vasay, who is asymptomatic, made the announcement on Instagram and told his fans to pray for his speedy recovery. Meanwhile, Veteran TV actor Rubina Ashraf who tested positive for the virus last week is in critical condition. The 60-year-old was initially isolated but has now been admitted to a private hospital.
A week after lodging a first information report (FIR) against three women for assault and torture, actor Uzma Khan on Tuesday withdrew the case leaving her supporters in despair. Uzma submitted an application to Defence C Police, saying the case she had gotten registered last week was lodged “on basis of a misunderstanding” and she no longer wants to pursue it.
Senior PTI leader Faisal Javed Khan has also become part of the Ertugrul debate and defended the airing of foreign content after criticism from Science Minister Fawad Chaudry. In response to Fawad’s tweet, Faisal said that Ertugrul will help our industry and will also give us chance to export our content abroad. He added that we also need to improve our content.
As number of Coronovirus patients grow exponentially in Pakistan, veteran actors Rubina Ashraf and Sakina Samo have also tested positive for the infectious disease. The two have isolated themselves and their families are also expected to be tested. Actors such as Nida Yasir, Yasir Nawaz, Alizeh Shah, Naveed Raza and Abrarul Haq have also tested positive for Covid-19.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has stated that foreign dramas will have a ‘devastating’ long-run effect on Pakistani productions. The show that was allowed to be broadcast on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, gained massive popularity in the country. The federal minister used a Tweet to exclaim his ‘surprise’ at the PTV for “taking pride on other countries productions”.
Model Sadaf Kanwal and Shahroz Sabzwari tied the knot Sunday in an intimate ceremony, revealing the news on their Instagram accounts. News of the couple’s nikah did not settle well with fans of Shahroz’s ex-wife Syra Yousaf, who bombarded accounts of the new couple with hateful comments. Both the celebrities in return turned off the comments.