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Imran Abbas and Fawad Khan nominees for ‘World’s 100 Most Handsome Faces’

Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have been nominated for the world's "100 Most Handsome Faces" list. The official Instagram account of 100 Most Handsome Men 2018 shared pictures of Abbas and Khan with the title “Official Nominee for the 100 most handsome faces 2018.” Khan, who first rose to prominence as the lead singer for alternative rock band EP...

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Nana Patekar to fight Tanushree Dutta legally over accusations

Veteran Bollywood actor Nana Patekar has decided to tackle the recent allegations hurled at him by actress Tanushree Dutta of alleged sexual harassment saying that she has leveled false accusations of sexual harassment against him. “A legal notice has already been sent to her and she will receive it today. The notice that I have sent is a standard one...

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Fashion Pakistan Week 2018 comes to an end among a bevy of stars

Fashion Pakistan Week, a star studded event sponsored by TvOne, came to an end yesterday (Sunday) among the glitz and glam of the fashion world. It had a little bit of everything for everyone from all walks of life, the star studded event was attended by the who's who of the entertainment and fashion Industry providing many a photo-ops and...

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Govt. to make efforts to establish Faiz Ahmed Faiz library

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Division Shafqat Mahmood on Friday said that Faiz Ahmed Faiz was a great poet and the incumbent government will make every possible effort to establish library on his name to commemorate his services. He stated this while responding to a Calling Attention Notice regarding the delay in establishment of Faiz Ahmed...

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Aamir Khan’s ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ trailer released

Web Desk: The much anticipated movie 'Thugs of Hindostan' teaser trailer has been released on Thursday. Thugs of Hindostan trailer was shared by Aamir Khan on Thursday, after a week of motion posters teasing the looks of film’s principal cast — Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI-Pux4uaqM The movie is based on a novel called...

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Amitabh refuses to comment over Tanushree harassment claims against Nana Patekar

Web-DeskBollywood's Super star Amitabh Bachchan, on Thursday, refused to comment over allegations of former Bollywood actress Tanushree Datta against veteran actor Nana Partekar of sexual harassment. Speaking at the trailer launch of his new movie Thugs of Hindostan, Bachan said, “Neither am I Tanushree, nor am I Nana Patekar, so how can I comment on this?” Bachan’s co-star Aamir Khan, on the...

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Tanushree Dutta accuses Nana Patekar of sexual harassment

Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta has alleged veteran actor Nana Patekar sexually harassed her. During an interview, Tanushree alleged  that Nana’s reputation of sexual misconduct is well known in the Hindi film industry, but little has been done about it. “Everyone knows about Nana that he has always been disrespectful towards women. People in the industry know about his background... that...

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Sunny Leone reveals she was approached for Game of Thrones

Web Desk: The Canadian-born Indian-American actress Sunny Leone has revealed that she was approached for Game of Thrones, but she had turn down the offer. Theres no denying that hit HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones has given fans some pretty glorious characters, jaw-dropping violence and some of the most iconic phrases on television. Most actors would probably love...

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NA-247 by-poll: PPP nominates TV artist Qaiser Khan Nizamani  

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has nominated TV artiste Qaiser Khan Nizamani in by-poll on a National Assembly seat vacated by President Arif Alvi. According to details, PPP has awarded party ticket to Qaiser Khan Nizamani to contest the October 21 by-election on the National Assembly seat. President Arif Alvi vacated NA-247, Karachi (South II), after he was elected...

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Bollywood starlet racially abused by Australian airline staff

Bollywood's yesteryear diva has accused the staff of an Australian airline carrier of racist behavior. The actor took to Instagram and narrated that Australian airline Qantas treated her poorly owing to her skin colour. "Travelling from Sydney to Melbourne and at the check-in counter met a grumpy #Mel (that’s her name) who decided it was “ok” to speak curtly to...

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Cary Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for 2020

American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel Craig said the still-untitled Bond 25 will start filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on March 4, and will be released on Feb. 14, 2020. Release was delayed from the planned November 2019...

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Netflix announces ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ live-action series

Netflix has announced it will be producing a live-action version of the popular Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The streaming giant announced the news via Twitter along with concept art by John Staub. The concept art depicts the protagonist Aang with Appa, his six-legged flying bison who Aang and his friends ride as they travel around the world on their...

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Grand maestro Ustad Amanat Ali Khan remembered on his 44th death anniversary

LAHORE: The 44th death anniversary of legendary classical singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan was observed in Lahore and other cities of country. Amanat Ali Khan was born in 1932 in Sham Chaurasi, Hoshiarpur, Punjab. Soon after independence, he moved to Pakistan. The ‘ghazals’ sung by him aired by Radio Pakistan Lahore Station had become quite popular among the public. The...

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Cake will be submitted for Oscar consideration: Sources

According to sources, arguably one of the best Pakistani movies of recent times, Cake may find itself in the running for an Oscar. The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee, chaired by two-time Academy Award and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, has selected Cake to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the 'Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 91st Academy Awards.   Set in...

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‘Game of Thrones’ takes top prize at surprising Emmys

HBO´s record-breaking fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an on-air marriage proposal that stunned the audience. The other big story of the gala, television´s answer to the Oscars, was the huge success of eight Emmys overall for best comedy...

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Zoheb Hassan warns legal action against Nazia Hassan’s ex-Husband

Web Desk: Singer Zoheb Hassan has said that her late sister’s husband has no right to make film on her and warned of legal action against anyone doing so. The 51-year-old singer added that the Hassan family will be taking the legal route if any such thing is implemented. “The Hassan family has come to know that Nazia’s ex-husband is...

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Haruki Murakami excuses himself from consideration for alternative Nobel award

TOKYO: Japanese author Haruki Murakami has asked for the withdrawal of his nomination for an alternative to the Nobel Prize in Literature, postponed this year over a sexual misconduct scandal, saying he wanted to concentrate on his writing. One of Japan’s most successful literary exports, Murakami’s Nobel prospects are the subject of intense annual scrutiny in his home country. Murakami...

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