Child celebrity Ahmad Shah, has become the youngest Pakistani to have his own Gold and Silver play button, which you get when you have a million subscribers on YouTube. Ahmad, who is only five years old, gets views by the hundreds of thousands on his videos, with his most viewed video having over eight million views.
Turkish actress Esra Bilgic has decided to turn off her comments for one of her snaps in a bikini, after having enough of moral policing by Pakistani trolls. Since the popularity of her show “Dirilis: Ertugrul”, Esra has repeatedly been trolled for her Western choice of clothes. Many viewers were not able to separate the star’s on-screen persona from her personal life.
A 17-year old boy from India spent Rs. 1.6 million on PUBG Mobile for in-app purchases of game cosmetics, battle passes, ammunition, and other items. The money that was used by the boy was set aside as savings for the father’s medical expenses. The parents thought the boy was using the smartphone for online courses during the lockdown.
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.