Category: Entertainment

Ertugrul star, Engin Altan to perform groundbreaking of a mosque in Islamabad

Leading Turkish star Engin Altan Duzyatan, who portrays the titular role in historic drama series Dirilis: Ertugrul or Ertugrul Ghazi, will be visiting Pakistan soon to perform the groundbreaking of a mosque in Islamabad. Engin Altan Duzyatan has been appointed as the brand ambassador of a private housing scheme in Islamabad and will perform groundbreaking of the Blue Mosque in the housing society.

Chadwick Boseman of ‘Black Panther’ fame passes away due to cancer

American actor Chadwick Boseman passed away at the age of 43, after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer. The news was confirmed through the actor’s Twitter account where the Marvel star’s family released a statement. Boseman had kept his illness under wraps but had drawn concerns about his health in the past after a major weight loss. 

90s favorite, the Powerpuff Girls to return to screens with a live-action reboot

A new live-action Powerpuff Girls show is in the works at the CW, according to reports. The new series will be follow Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup through their 20s to take on new worldly troubles. The new live-action series will focus on the trio questioning their decision to fight crime throughout their childhoods and missing out on so many experiences.

Netflix cancels Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’

Hasan Minhaj left fans devastated after he announced an end to his much acclaimed show, Patriot Act on Netflix. The former Daily Show correspondent took to Twitter to deliver the sad news and thanked his team for making the show an immense success. Many critics are upset about the only South Asian representation on a massive level being taken away.

Kangana Ranaut lashes out at Aamir Khan for saying his kids will follow Islam

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has lashed out at Aamir Khan and questioned the actor on his take on secularism over an old interview where Khan had said his children will follow Islam. Taking to Twitter, Kangana’s team shared the interview of Aamir wherein he opened up about his personal life and told that his kids would follow only Islam despite his wives being Hindu. 

Farooq Sattar has saved my phone number as ‘naughty girl’: Hareem Shah

TikTok celebrity Hareem Shah has said that former MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar has saved her number on his mobile phone as ‘naughty girl’. After a video of Hareem and Sattar meeting in a hotel room went viral all over social media, Hareem decided to answer some questions that the public had left for her.

Inspired by Dirilis: Ertugrul, KTN to release its own historical drama

Dirilis: Ertugrul fever is far from over in Pakistan, even so the series has  inspired a local channel to produce a drama based on Sindh’s history. Kawish Television Network (KTN) Entertainment just released a teaser for their upcoming drama, which will be called ‘Raj Rani’. In the trailer actors clad in metallic looking costumes can be seen doing some intense sword fighting.

Three years later, India’s major channel turns to Pakistan for quality content

After imposing a ban on entertainment content from Pakistan in 2016, India’s Zee Entertainment Enterprise has decided to broadcast Pakistani shows worldwide again. The shows will be broadcast through Zindagi, a tab available on its digital app Zee5. Zindagi will not only feature Pakistani content already aired but also roll out fresh shows by engaging Pakistani producers, directors and actors. 

Esra Bilgic AKA Halime Sultan joins QMobile as its ambassador

The most sought after celebrity in Pakistan, Esra Bilgic, known for her role as Halime Sultan has joined QMobile as its ambassador. Popular for her role in famous Turkish series Dirilis: Ertugrul, Esra had hinted that she will be working with few Pakistani brands. QMobile shared the news on social media, adding that Esra will be ambassador for View Max Pro series.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, 77, tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday and was admitted to hospital in Mumbai. Amitabh’s son, Abhishek Bachchan has also tested positive for the virus. The father son duo took to Twitter to announce the news and have stated their symptoms are mild. Big B also requested everyone who came in close proximity to him to get tested.