In a recently released official statement, Meezan Bank has revealed that online payment facility for streaming website Netflix has been blocked by the organisation. The bank stated that the subscription service for entertainment facilities is not in line with the guidelines of Sharia Compliance and hence, after constant customer complains the bank has decided to discontinue payments to Netflix.
Famed couple of Lollywood, Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain, recently got engaged in an on-air proposal during the Lux Style Awards. The viral video of the intimate proposal has the whole nation talking, with comments ranging from severe criticism to utmost praise for Yasir’s courage. Star Hamza Ali Abbasi also came out for the couple’s support in a Tweet.
Veteran TV actor Zaheen Tahira passed away in Karachi at the age of 79. Tahira who had been ill since last one month, was admitted to a hospital in Karachi due to cardiac issues. She was put on a ventilator and was later shifted to the CCU. Celebrities used social media to request everyone to pray for her speedy recovery.
Noori vocalist, Ali Noor is recovering from a severe bout of Hepatitis A after being hospitalised in Islamabad. The singer had reportedly contracted Hepatitis A which deteriorated into liver damage during treatment, due to which he had to be in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The singer might be needing a liver transplant, but only family members can donate.
Nisar Nasik, the lyricist of the national song Dil Dil Pakistan, sung by Junaid Jamshed, passed away on Wednesday morning in Rawalpindi after suffering from mild blindness and amnesia. He remained associated with Radio Pakistan throughout his life and also wrote songs for Pakistan Television (PTV). PTV awarded him the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to literature.
Famed Bollywood star, Zaira Wasim, has said goodbye to her acting career in a long heart-felt post on social media, claiming she “lost all the ‘Barakah’ (blessing)” from her life. The 18-year old ‘Dangal’ star said her profession has distanced her from Allah. Now wanting to regain her Iman, Zaira decided to end her 5 -year-long career.
Ryan, a 7-year-old, who runs a popular toy-review channel on YouTube called Ryan ToysReview makes $22 million per year, making him the highest earning YouTuber of the world. The elementary-school kid jumped from No. 8 to No. 1 from 2017-2018 on Forbes’ annual list of YouTube stars who are making the most money.
It all started when Sania Mirza came out in defence of her husband’s viral video sitting at a Sheesha Bar, to which Veena Malik showed concern for her baby and the cricket team’s health. The tweet led to a clash between the two with Sania saying she doesn’t need parenting tips and telling Veena to mind her own business.
Saudi Arabia’s first mixed men and women night club, termed as #JeddahDisco, was closed on its opening event as authorities claimed the venue had not received necessary license to operate. The halal disco also had a “halal bar” and shisha that ranged from 370 to 500 Saudi riyals (PKR15500 – PKR21000), videos from inside of the club showed.
The latest HBO’s ” Game of Thrones” documentary, “The Last Watch,” featured footage from the cast’s table read of all six final episodes. The footage show that the Lord Varys actor Conleth Hill looks less than pleased about the fate of his character, as he is seen closing his script and throwing it on the table after reading his last lines.