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SRK visits Dilip Kumar; fans love their picture shared on Twitter

MUMBAI: Bollywood’s King Khan Shah Rukh Khan called upon the all-time heartthrob of Indian cinema Dilip Kumar who shared the picture of both of them at his Twitter handle late yesterday (Monday). The picture is captioned @iamsrk came to visit Saab at home today. –FF The photograph was captured last night when the Raees actor…

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Moscow cinema stops showing ‘Death of Stalin’ after police raid

Moscow :A Moscow cinema which screened British comedy “The Death of Stalin” in defiance of an official ban has announced that it will stop showing the film after a raid by Russian police on Friday. The culture ministry on Tuesday withdrew permission to screen British director Armando Iannucci’s film, which satirises the death of the…

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Pakistani stars shone in 2017 in BollywoodSAM

A lot of Pakistani actors won hearts of Indians by working in Bollywood movies. Pakistani stars especially Mahira Khan shone in Bollywood during 2017. Know more in this video report.

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‘Jumanji’ off to a strong start at box office

LOS ANGELES: Dwayne Johnson-starring Hollywood flick “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” made a strong start at the US box office. An American entertainment website stated that the flick made a solid start with an estimated box office collection of $ 7 million to $ 8 million on its opening day at 3765 North American cinema…

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US actor John Hillerman dead at 84

LOS ANGELES: John Hillerman, most famous for playing Higgins the snooty butler in “Magnum, P.I.” opposite Tom Selleck, died Thursday aged 84, his publicist said. The actor, who also appeared in Roman Polanski’s “Chinatown,” and “Blazing Saddles,” died of natural causes at his home in Houston, Texas, said Lori de Waal, without adding further details….

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No Refund Or Exchange

By: Zara Maqbool   Part owner of a fast food franchise, what we focus most is on developing a good relationship with our customers. The question that we ask ourselves repeatedly is how to make the customer happy, even at the cost of sometimes making less profit. But not every business owner believes in the…

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SC restores Markaz Islami where cinema was established

KARACHI: The Supreme Court has ordered restoration of the actual status of Markaz-e-Ilm-o-Saqafat Hall in Karachi. A cinema was established in the hall by Cinepax company’s contractor after the building was handed over to him by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC). The cinema, located near Ayesha Manzil, was sealed by the KMC over non-payment of…

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Indian cinemas shut in tax protest

New Delhi: More than 1,000 cinemas in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu have closed in protest at a hike in taxes after the government introduced a nationwide levy. Movie theatres in the southern state darkened their screens from Monday, saying a state tax of 30 percent on tickets on top of the new national…

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Shah Ji’s Next Is Worst of All

By: Omair Alavi There are so many things wrong with Syed Noor’s latest offering Chain Aaye Na – some say it’s literally a blast from the past, for the past while others are calling it the last nail in the coffin of Lollywood. The truth is, the trailer seems to have been compiled by some…

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Film director Zia Sarhadi being remembered today

Death anniversary of renowned film director and screenwriter Zia Sarhadi is being observed today (Friday). The great cinematic figure’s career in the sub-continent spanned what is widely considered the Golden Age of Indian Cinema. Watch the brief timeline here.

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Govt decides to allow Indian films screening

Pakistan Army has readied a technological advanced Ababeel missile putting the country in the lead with a supreme advantage over neighboring India. However, the government has decided to screen Indian films in the country. Watch this video report.

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Film director Pervaiz Raza passes away

ISLAMABAD: Renowned film director Pervaiz Rana died of heart attack in the wee hours of Wednesday in Lahore. He was aged 66. According to the private news channel, Pervaiz Rana had been suffering from heat problem for last four years. Rana had heart attack yesterday and he has been admitted in a private hospital in…

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Nigar Film Awards revived after 12 years

KARACHI: Nigar Film Awards have been announced after a long hiatus in the wake of revival of Pakistani cinema in recent years. This was announced by Ilyas  Rashidi, founder of the Nigar Weekly, at a press conference here on Thursday. He said that the 47th Nigar Award ceremony would be organized in Karachi on March…

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4th death anniversary of vocalist Mehnaz Begum today

KARACHI: The 4th death anniversary of renowned singer Mehnaz Begum is being observed today [January 19]. The distinguished singer of Pakistani music industry Mehnaz Begum died on 19th January 2013 at the age of 55. She was on her way to USA when her condition got worsened in Bahrain where she died in a hospital….

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Actor Lala Sudhir death anniversary today

KARACHI: Death anniversary of renowned Pakistani film actor Lala Sudhir is being observed on Thursday, 19 January. Shah Zaman Khan Afridi better identified as Lala Sudhir was an ideal Pakistani film actor. He was also well-known director and producer. He is acknowledged as the first megastar action hero of Pakistani film industry or cinema. Sudhir…

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Saudi mufti warns of ‘depravity’ of cinema, concerts

Saudi Arabia’s highest-ranking cleric has warned of the “depravity” of cinemas and music concerts, saying they would corrupt morals if allowed in the ultra-conservative kingdom. “We know that singing concerts and cinemas are a depravity,” Grand Mufti Abdulaziz al-Sheikh said in a television interview cited by Sabq news website late Friday. The head of the…

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Nazarul Islam being remembered today

Great director in the history of Pakistani cinema, Nazarul Islam is being remembered on his death anniversary today (Wednesday). Watch this video report.

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True artist believes in peace, not war, Hina Dilpazeer

The Pakistan movie industry is flourishing more and more with the passage of time over the years. It has catered its audience with some really good movies. Among these we can count another one Jeewan Haathi starring our very favorite Hina Dilpazeer and the veteran Bollywood star Naseeruddin Shah. Written by Fasih Bari Khan and…

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On the Harry Potter trail in Portugal – Rowling’s inspiration

PORTO: It feels as if time has stood still at Lello, a Gothic Revival style bookstore in the historic centre of Porto, whose heady “olde worlde” ambiance inspired some of the scenes for Harry Potter. It was in Portugal’s second city that Potter author J. K. Rowling let her imagination off the leash during two…

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Armed man killed by police after storming German cinema

BERLIN: A masked and armed man barricaded himself in a German multiplex cinema with dozens of people inside Thursday before being killed by police, officials said. No hostages were injured in the complex in the western town of Viernheim, 75 kilometres (50 miles) south of Frankfurt, Hesse state interior minister Peter Beuth said. “The assailant…

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Conversion of Islamic center building into cinema: SC adjourns hearing for one month

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing of the suo-moto notice case regarding turning of Islamic Center building into a cinema in Karachi for one month. The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the suo-moto case. The suo motu has been initiated over the letter, written…

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