Pakistani social media star Dananeer Mobeen is over the moon after her ‘pawri ho rahi hai’ trend took Bollywood by storm. Among some famous reenactment includes Randeep Hooda and Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor. Shahid shared a video doing the popular trend with the cast members of his upcoming yet-to-be-titled web series.
Designer Ali Xeeshan came under fire this week for his anti-dowry campaign Numaish at the Bridal Couture Week 2021. The project was developed in collaboration with UN Women Pakistan. In response to the backlash, Ali Xeeshan said he doesn’t hold people at gunpoint and force them to buy his Rs1.2 million bridal lehenga.
A video of Bilal Saeed engaging in a physical fight against a man and a woman went viral yesterday. Many shamed the artist for physically abusing the woman. The Baari singer topped Twitter trends after thousands of users reacted to his video. Bilal responded to the video and said there’s “no option than to react when [a person’s] safety is jeopardised”.
On Wednesday, Donald Trump’s angry supporters wreaked havoc at the Capitol Hill, and the shocking incident was predicted by ‘The Simpson’ in 1996. As absurd it may sound, the animated series has predicted a great deal of events over the past. This time, an unearthed 1996 episode of the show titled The Day the Violence Died, features an angry mob inciting violence at the Capitol Hill.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has approached several social media platforms to block the trailer of film Lady of Heaven. The film is about an Iraqi child who finds himself in a new home after losing his mother. His grandmother narrates the historical story of Lady Fatima (AS) and how her suffering as first victim of terrorism spun out of control into the 21st century.
Pakistan Television (PTV) has reportedly made a profit of a whooping Rs.42 crore from the Urdu dubbed broadcast of the Turkish series, Dirilis Ertugrul. The state-run television had telecast the show on the recommendations of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The show which began its broadcast in April-May this year broke all popularity records in Pakistan.
Acclaimed Pakistani actor Nimra Bucha will be starring alongside Iman Vellani in the upcoming Ms. Marvel series. While no details have been disclosed yet about her character, it is also known that Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has been roped in to direct one episode. The Disney+ series centers on Marvel’s first ever Muslim and Pakistani character.
An year of staying locked down behind closed doors has passed and the only escape from despair this year were our TV screens. Streaming-service subscriptions became closest companions of most of the people. The best and safest way to travel in 2020 wasn’t by plane, car, or train. It was by logging into Netflix, Amazon or HBO Max.
Three Pakistani celebrities have made it to Forbes’ list of Asia’s 100 Digital Stars. Mahira Khan, Atif Aslam and Aiman Khan made it to the list along with renowned artists from across the continent like Bollywood biggies such as Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma and others. Forbes Asia’s 100 Digital Stars list features 100 singers, bands, film and TV stars with a strong social media presence.
Zindagi Tamasha, a film by Sarmad Khoosat has been chosen by Pakistan Academy Selection Committee as Pakistan’s official entry to the 93rd Academy Awards. The film will be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘International Feature Film Award’ category by the Pakistan Committee. The presentation show for the 93rd Academy Awards scheduled to take place on 25th April 2021.