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Movie Jumanji winning hearts

The Hollywood’s new family movie ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is winning hearts of cinemagoers raking in the pots of money with a lock at the helm of the North American box office for the second straight week. Watch the clip here.

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Maan Jao Naa: New song “Bijli” released

The new song “Bijli, from an upcoming Pakistani movie “Maan Jao Naa”, starring Adeel Chaudhary, EINaaz Norouzi, Ayaz Sammo, Hajra Yamin, Naeem Haque, Asif Raza Mir, Asma Abbas, Muhammad Ejaz, Nayyer Ejaz & Ali Gul Pir, was released on Friday. The film is set to release on 2nd February 2018.  Watch the song.

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Famed actor Sudhir being remembered

ISLAMABAD: Famous Pakistani film actor Sudhir was remembered on his 21st death anniversary on Friday (today).  Shah Zaman Khan Afridi better known as Sudhir was born, 1922 in Lahore. He was Pakistan’s first super star action film hero. He was very successful in both Urdu and Punjabi films. Sudhir had a long film career of…

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Indian Supreme Court lifts Padmaavat ban

India’s top court on Thursday stayed a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat imposed by four states, ensuring an all India release of the film on January 25. The ban was imposed by Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh despite the film being cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Despite the court…

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Movie Jumanji continues to rule Box Office

LOS ANGELES: Sony’s family film “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” had a lock on the top spot at the North American box office this holiday weekend, for the second straight week. “Jumanji,” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, funnymen Jack Black and Kevin Hart, netted $35.2 million over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, bringing its…

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Do something, apprehend Zainab’s killer: Sanam Saeed

Prominent TV and film star Sanam Saeed called for harsh punishment against those who raped and strangled seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur. “Do something, arrest and hang them,” Sanam Saeed told SAMAA TV during a protest in Karachi. Watch what more Sanam Saeed has to say about the horrific murder of Zainab Ansari.  

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Ahsan Khan has reasons to be happy with Chupan Chupai

Hero of the recent Pakistani comedy flick Chupan Chupai, Ahsan Khan is quite euphoric about the success of his film. Talking to media, he said his film has done a considerable business so far as it managed to attract cinemagoers. Watch what else he said.

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Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat evicted from Paris flat over unpaid rent

Paris: A French court has ordered that Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat be evicted from an apartment in a posh part of Paris for failing to keep up with the rent. In a December 14 ruling seen by AFP on Tuesday, the court told Sherawat and her French husband Cyrille Auxenfans to pay 78,787 euros ($94,000) in…

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Lucky for Timothee Chalamet who gets it too early

LOS ANGELES: Virtually unknown a year ago, Timothee Chalamet is the very definition of a breakout star, featuring in two of 2017’s hottest movies and vying Sunday for a Golden Globe. The 22-year-old New Yorker has been showered with acclaim and awards nominations for his starring role in Luca Guadagnino’s paean to the universal heartbreak…

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Ten fun and amazing facts about Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood’s annual awards season revs up on Sunday as industry A-listers turn out for the 75th Golden Globes. Here are 10 fun-filled facts (plus a few bonus tidbits) you probably didn’t know about Tinseltown’s biggest pre-Oscars prize-giving, organized by the 90-member Hollywood Foreign Press Association. – Beginnings – Founded in 1944, the awards…

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“Chupan Chupai” to be released on Friday

LAHORE: The long-awaited film, ‘Chupan Chupai’ will be released across cinema houses of the country on December 29. Mohsin Ali is director of the film, while Ahsan Khan and Neelum Muneer have performed the lead roles in the romantic movie. For the publicity campaign, Ahsan Khan and Neelum Muneer have visited educational institutions and held…

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Sonam Kapoor becomes language teacher of Akshay Kumar

MUMBAI: In a recently released motion poster of a new upcoming public awareness movie, Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor are seen safely perched at a bullock cart and looking all cheerful. The 50-year busy bee, who is playing the lead role in the flick PadMan, released a new motion poster of the movie…

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Legendary Shashi Kapoor given the last salutes

MUMBAI: Bollywood stars paid their last respects to screen legend Shashi Kapoor at his funeral Tuesday as tributes poured in for the multiple award-winning actor who died after a long illness. Veteran Indian cinema icon Amitabh Bachchan, who starred alongside Kapoor in several hit Hindi films of the 1970s, and actor Shah Rukh Khan were…

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Akshay Kumar says excited to be guest of honor at IFFI closing ceremony

MUMBAI: Bollywood’s busy bee Akshay Kumar will attend the closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India as the guest of honor. The actor remarked he is excited to be a part of the film festival’s closing event this year. “IFFI 2017 has truly left a mark and presented cinema lovers with the…

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Indian Supreme Court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

India’s top court Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of a Bollywood film that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic. Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against “Padmavati” amid rumours that it will depict a romance between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The…

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Chocolaty Hero Waheed Murad being remembered

Pakistan’s leading actor and finest romantic hero, Waheed Murad is being remembered on his 34th death anniversary. Know more in Muhammed Qurban’s report about the Chocolaty hero.

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Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu wins big at Box Office

MUMBAI: Vidya Balan’s starrer Tumahri Sulu hit theatres across India last Friday and earned positive reviews from the moviegoers. Though the film made Rs 2.87 crore on the first day, the numbers showed a remarkable growth. After a lukewarm outset, the film gathered pace on the second day thanks mainly to positive word of mouth…

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Wasim Akram joins calls for lifting ban on Mahira Khan’s Verna

KARACHI: Multan Sultans Director and cricket legend Wasim Akrman spoke out against Pakistan Censor Board’s decision to ban Shoaib Mansoor’s film Verna. Mahira Khan-starrer Verna was banned yesterday for the depiction of a rape scene in the film. CBFC Chief Mobashir Hasan’s said the movie has been announced as banned till the director’s appeal is…

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Censor board snubs film Verna as ‘politicized’

Actress Mahira Khan-starrer Verna has drawn ire of censor board which said a political personality has been targeted in the ‘controversial’ movie. Mahira Khan plays a fearless woman who stands up against the injustice. The federal censor board asserts that the subject matter of the film is controversial and a political personality has also been…

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Verna ban: Twitterati are fuming!

NEWS DESK: Rumors are afloat that Verna, Shoaib Mansoor’s much-awaited film, has been banned by the Central Board of Film Censors. Naturally, Twitter users were angry. The CBFC regulates film screenings in Islamabad and cantonment areas across the country. According to reports, however, CBFC says that the fate of the film “has yet to be…

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I’ve Been Asked Not To Voice My Opinion On Padmavati Controversy: Ranveer Singh

NEWS DESK: Since the time of its inception, Padmavati has been the centre of controversies. The movie has been in troubled waters ever since it was announced, with two vandalism incidences already reported. In a recent interview with Filmfare magazine, when Ranveer was asked about the same, he shared that he does have a strong…

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