Category: Entertainment

‘Safe sex’: First film on taboo topic premiers in Pakistan

First of its kind short Film ‘Khushkhabri Kay Baad’ through its entertaining satire is addressing the importance of safe sex in Pakistan. The short film is based on marriage taboos related to contraceptives, reproduction, specifically the use of contraceptives, which is not welcomed at all. It also highlights the common problems faced by newly weds in Pakistan. 

‘Black Panther’ star, Lupita Nyong’o loves the desi vibes while discovering Karachi

Oscar winning actor Lupita Nyong’o of Black Panther recently took Pakistani Twitter by storm after photographs of her discovering Karachi surfaced online. The actor, who is in the country to attend the wedding of artist Misha Japanwala, has been committed to sharing her experience with her followers, posting sneak peeks from the wedding, as well as pictures and videos of her touring the city.

Fawad Khan and Mehwish Hayat to play Kamala Khan’s great grandparents in Ms Marvel: reports

Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Mehwish Hayat along with Nimra Bucha have been roped in to play a substantial role in Ms Marvel. While details about their upcoming roles are still not confirmed, rumour has it that Fawad and Mehwish are set to play Kamala Khan’s great grandparents. Reportedly, the actors will play Hasan and Aisha in a flashback scene in Ms Marvel.

Dr Aamir Liaquat ties the knot the third time, second wife announces divorce

Popular television host and PTI MNA Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain has tied the know the third time with an 18-year-old, Syeda Dania Shah. On Wednesday, after months of speculation, actor Tuba Aamir has confirmed she has filed for divorce from Hussain. Taking to Instagram, Tuba shared a statement, in which she revealed the couple has been separated for 14 months.

FIA cannot take action against Hareem Shah, TikToker thanks SHC for notice

Looks like famous TikTok star Hareem Shah will get away with yet again another shenanigan, after the Sindh High Court restrained FIA from taking any coercive action against her. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Mohammad Karim Khan Agha restrained FIA from taking any action till March 8, the next date of hearing in connection with a money laundering inquiry.

Court declares Meera to be Atiq-ur-Rehman’s legal wife, actress calls marriage contract fake

A sessions court has declared that Atiq-ur-Rehman is legally the husband of actress Meera. However, the actress, whose real name is Irtiza Rubab, said that Atiq drafted a fake marriage contract and that they were never legally married. Additional Sessions Judge Mazhar Abbas had declared that the nikkahnama [marriage contract] is authentic and therefore Atiq is Meera’s legal husband. 

Sharmeen Obaid is set to make a documentary based on Pakistan’s cricket

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a filmmaker who has won two Oscars for documentaries, will collaborate with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on a project. The Oscar-winning director wrote on her Instagram account, “We’re excited to share Pakistan cricket with the world at the start of the HBL PSL.”  She is producing a documentary about Pakistan’s 70-year journey in cricket. 

Folk singer Nirmala Maghani’s counsel issues legal notice to Xulfi over ‘Tu Jhoom’

Pakistani singer Nirmala Maghani’s legal team has filed a lawsuit against Zulfikar Khan, aka Xulfi, for copyright infringement over the hit song ‘Tu Jhoom’.Legendary singers performed the song on Coke Studio’s 14th season. Xulfi was accused of copying the melody of a singer from Umerkot. The latest soundtrack for the music franchise replaces Rohail Hyatt with Xulfi.

Pakistani music producer Xulfi accused of lifting Coke Studio’s ‘Tu Jhoom’ melody

Nirmala Maghani, a singer from Umarkot, takes issue with some aspects of the credits list. She claims the melody of Tu Jhoom was lifted from a sample she sent to Xulfi back in June 2021 while eyeing a spot as a featured artist on Coke Studio 14. There was no response from Xulfi to her messages.

Mehwish Hayat joins ‘Ms. Marvel’ cast during reshoots

In the midst of reports that Disney’s limited series will undergo reshoots, prominent Pakistani actor Mehwish Hayat joins the cast of Ms. Marvel. The reasons for the reshoots and additional casting are unclear. The show was originally scheduled to premiere last year, but now it will air later this year. It seems pretty late in the game for new actors joining the project.