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Aahista Aahista # 17 – Slow Poison!

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Tauba! Viewers ki jaan lainge kya? Ugh! I feel so irritated & furious because this is how Hum TV treats its viewers on a Sunday night; this is how they put an end to the week with an absolute boorish drama. I mean I feel so angry that it’s not even funny anymore. Not sure [...]

Are You Giving Express Entertainment A Chance?

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Express Entertainment was an Indian-Turkish channel only a few months back. There were hardly any Pakistani dramas on-air from it which was highly disappointing. After Eid, they started Pakistani dramas as well. The following are a few of their dramas. Do tell me what you think about them:   1. Apni Kahani Kese Kahein: The [...]

Dukhtar selected as Pakistan’s selection for Oscars 2014

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The Pakistan Academy Film Selection Committee headed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has selected recently released film Dukhtar to be sent to Oscars 2014 for a possible nomination in the foreign film category. Last year film Zinda Bhaag was selected by the same committee. This year the committee has Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, Ali Zafar Aakifa Mian,  Iram [...]

Resham participating in flood relief efforts

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The recent floods have devastated a large part of Punjab and Sindh province leaving many affected persons. While many are contributing to flood relief efforts, Resham has also handed over a truck carrying goods to army worth rupees 8,00,000 (8 laakh). As per Resham she arranged all this with the help of fellow artists, Rahat Fatah [...]

Zara Sheikh to work in Pushto film

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Anybody remembers Zara Sheikh, the model turned heroine who had a dream start to her filmi career with block buster film Tere Pyar Mein in 1998. Zara Sheikh worked in many Urdu films afterwards like Salakhain, Laaj. With declining number of Urdu films produced in Lahore Zara refused to work in Punjabi films thus she is off [...]

Nawaz Sharif hasn’t kept his promise says Haidar Sultan

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Sultan Raahi the legendary name of Punjabi cinema was murdered some eighteen years ago and his murder case is still unsolved. Sultan Raahi’s actor son Haidar Sultan has recently returned form United States and in a press conference reminded current Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of his promise to trial the culprits of this unsolved murder. [...]

Shabnum is hopeful for revival of Pakistani cinema

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Once we had a thriving and booming film industry producing more than fifty urdu films every year which produced many prominent artists. Shabnum was one such artist who ruled Urdu cinema for almost two decades. Shabnum was from East Pakistan which separated in 1971 to become Bangladesh. After fall of film industry in early 90’s [...]

Bashar Momin – Episode 17!

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Surprise surprise, this episode was a lot better than the previous 3 episodes we’ve seen. The story actually kicked & to my surprise, I actually enjoyed watching the scenes of Bashar & Rudaba. Even though there were a few flaws in the episode which obviously I won’t ignore but overall it was a pretty decent [...]

Firaaq Episode 3 – Yeh Mein Hoon, Bejaan Berang!!

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“Copy pencil se fazool sketches banane wali jub itni bari rungo ki duniya mei aye gi tu nervous hi ho gi”...this one line pretty much summed up Paymaan’s state of mind after leaving her mother’s house. Paymaan is certainly not used to this rangeen duniya which she has been introduced to all of a sudden. [...]

Romancing Students Are All We Got!

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For our drama writers and directors , students are “romancing idiots” who can’t do anything else. They like to show that studies are just too easy to be taken seriously. They are giving a totally wrong message to the people watching these dramas. Dramas that involved college/university romance included:   1. Chemistry:   Whatever Chemistry is, [...]

Jackson Heights – Episode 01!

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Ohkay so, Jackson Heights, production of Six Sigma, writing of Vasay Chauhdry & the direction of Mehreen Jabbar was one of the most anticipated play of this season & finally, it hit our TV screens tonight which had the quality work & name of Mehreen Jabbar written all over it. Even though this was an [...]

Mausam – Episode 18

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If anyone out there stopped watching Mausam recently this is the time to tune into it again because things seem to be headed in the right direction for a change. This play may just have a decent ending after all. Shazia’s engagement with Hashir and Hashir’s mother’s death is going to change a lot of [...]

Bashar Momin – Episode 16!

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Well, trust me when I say this, I actually really like this drama a lot as in considering it just being a drama which offered an entirely different plot & broke the monotony of dramas that focused more on the domestic issues but to see the level at which the story has come to really [...]

Zindagi Channel – How is it impacting Indian viewers?

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When The channel Zindagi was launched there were many apprehensions whether it would succeed or not? However these fears were put to rest. Zee had done their homework. Zindagi is Lucky that it started with blockbusters like ‘Zindagi Gulzar hai’ and ‘Aun Zara’. Infact Fawad has become a household name in India. This was followed [...]

Dukhtar selected as Pakistan’s selection for Oscars 2014

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The Pakistan Academy Film Selection Committee headed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has selected recently released film Dukhtar to be sent to Oscars 2014 for a possible nomination in the foreign film category. Last year film Zinda Bhaag was selected by the same committee. This year the committee has Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, Ali Zafar Aakifa Mian,  Iram [...]

Resham participating in flood relief efforts

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The recent floods have devastated a large part of Punjab and Sindh province leaving many affected persons. While many are contributing to flood relief efforts, Resham has also handed over a truck carrying goods to army worth rupees 8,00,000 (8 laakh). As per Resham she arranged all this with the help of fellow artists, Rahat Fatah [...]

Zara Sheikh to work in Pushto film

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Anybody remembers Zara Sheikh, the model turned heroine who had a dream start to her filmi career with block buster film Tere Pyar Mein in 1998. Zara Sheikh worked in many Urdu films afterwards like Salakhain, Laaj. With declining number of Urdu films produced in Lahore Zara refused to work in Punjabi films thus she is off [...]

Nawaz Sharif hasn’t kept his promise says Haidar Sultan

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Sultan Raahi the legendary name of Punjabi cinema was murdered some eighteen years ago and his murder case is still unsolved. Sultan Raahi’s actor son Haidar Sultan has recently returned form United States and in a press conference reminded current Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of his promise to trial the culprits of this unsolved murder. [...]

Shabnum is hopeful for revival of Pakistani cinema

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Once we had a thriving and booming film industry producing more than fifty urdu films every year which produced many prominent artists. Shabnum was one such artist who ruled Urdu cinema for almost two decades. Shabnum was from East Pakistan which separated in 1971 to become Bangladesh. After fall of film industry in early 90’s [...]

“Fawad Khan’s Acting Is As Sharp As His Tailored Suits” – Khoobsurat Reviews Are Full Of Praises For Fawad

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All the reviews of Fawad Khan’s first Bollywood flick Khoosurat are full of praises for him. Critics rave about Fawad Khan’s acting generously after watching the film. Here is what they have to say: “The best parts of the film feature Khan. He’s bang on as the emotionally-unavailable, brooding prince. He’s a man of few [...]

Are You Giving Express Entertainment A Chance?

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Express Entertainment was an Indian-Turkish channel only a few months back. There were hardly any Pakistani dramas on-air from it which was highly disappointing. After Eid, they started Pakistani dramas as well. The following are a few of their dramas. Do tell me what you think about them:   1. Apni Kahani Kese Kahein: The [...]

Romancing Students Are All We Got!

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For our drama writers and directors , students are “romancing idiots” who can’t do anything else. They like to show that studies are just too easy to be taken seriously. They are giving a totally wrong message to the people watching these dramas. Dramas that involved college/university romance included:   1. Chemistry:   Whatever Chemistry is, [...]

Zindagi Channel – How is it impacting Indian viewers?

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When The channel Zindagi was launched there were many apprehensions whether it would succeed or not? However these fears were put to rest. Zee had done their homework. Zindagi is Lucky that it started with blockbusters like ‘Zindagi Gulzar hai’ and ‘Aun Zara’. Infact Fawad has become a household name in India. This was followed [...]

Mohabbat Ab Nahi Hogi- A closer look at my current guilty pleasure

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There are dramas you anticipate for any number of reasons- the cast, writer, director, etc. And then there are dramas that take you by surprize. They could have mediocre actors, or newbies, may not be well promoted and if you’re like me and completely oblivious to your surroundings, you will rarely ever know what to [...]

Family of Abid Ali

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Abid Ali is one of the finest versatile artist of our country having vast exposure of working in different mediums of acting theatre, film and television. Abid has played many memorable roles and directed/produced worth remembering dramas in a career spawning over four decades. Like Abid, his talented family members are also active as artists. [...]

Actors vs Actresses: Who has the most followers on Twitter?

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There aren’t many official actors’ / actresses’ accounts on twitter so making this list was not exactly easy. But here they are, the actors and actresses who are most popular on twitter:   Top 5 actors:   1.Faysal Qureshi:  125k followers         2. Adeel Hashmi: 77.5k followers       3.  Imran Abbas: [...]

Slow death of originality and HUM

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I have said it before and I will say it again; are we not done with two sisters being jealous of each other? No matter how many pretty faces we put in, the story will remain to be the same. The drama sells but please find something new, because one more play where one sister [...]

9 Decisions That Changed Everything!

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Sometimes we turn back and let our life’s movie run in front of our eyes. We think of all those moments which could have been made memorable, or much less painful, if we had taken that little step_ but we didn’t. Because we were unaware. Unaware of the blessings that awaited us.  When we realize [...]