In a 23 minute video titled ‘From Atheism to Islam’ released on social media, Hamza Abbasi announced that he will be quitting the entertainment industry. In the video, Abbasi clarified that he is quitting acting not because it is forbidden in Islam, but because he wants to do something different in order to spread the message of God. Hamza also
Pakistani short film ‘Darling’ won Best Short Film Award at the Venice Film Fest (VFF). Directed by Saim Sadiq, Darling premiered at ’VFF’s new Orrizzonti section. It qualifies as ’Pakistan’s first film to project in front of the oldest movie ’gala’s audience. Darling depicts the relationship between a trans girl and a young boy is a new concept altogether.
Pakistani filmmaker and director Khalil ur Rehman Qamar has announced to make a comedy movie on Indian Wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman. In the movie titled “Abhinandan Come On”, Shamoon Abbasi will be seen playing role of the downed Indian pilot. The movie expected to release this September was planned after Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi announced last week to make a movie on Abhinandan.
Pakistan TV legend, Firdous Jamal’s comments on Pakistan’s top rated star Mahira Khan, in a recent interview on a local media channel outraged many fans. Jamal called Mahira ‘a mediocre model’ and judged her acting skills negatively. He did not stop there and went on to call her ‘overaged’, adding she should be playing role of a mother, not a heroin.
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.