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Game of Thrones stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie announce wedding date

Game of Thrones fans can buckle up to see two of their favorite stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie, tie the knot this summer as they have officially announced a date for their nuptials. Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie, better known as Jon Snow and Ygritte from HBO’s popular TV series Game of Thrones have officially announced June 23rd as...

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Disheartened Salman Ahmed hints at quitting PTI after Amir Liaquat’s inclusion

After Amir Liaquat Hussain’s gleeful press conference yesterday, Tuesday alongside PTI chairman Imran Khan where the former controversial televangelist declared his inclusion in Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf, many in the PTI have not able to digest the latest inductee into the political party’s fold. Musician Salman Ahmad, who has supported the party for 35 years, said he can no longer justify...

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The Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK: US film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, said Monday it had filed for bankruptcy with an offer from with an affiliate of private equity firm Lantern Capital Partners to acquire its assets. The studio’s bankruptcy comes after it spent months looking for a buyer or...

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Legendary actor Abid Ali joins PTI

Karachi: Imran Khan is on a 2 day visit to the metropolis, Karachi on a election recruitment campaign consisting of small stints and sporadic appearances at different places in Karachi. Imran Khan welcomed both Amir Liaquat and senior actor Abid Ali both post their announcement to join the political party. 'We want to add as many people as we can...

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30 years of Strings, Legendary band releases new single after long hiatus

Pakistani pop rock band Strings released their first single after a long hiatus titled, ‘Sajni’. Exploring their roots and rejuvenating the old Strings magic, the band released a long awaited song to make you dance and reminisce about the good old times. “Amidst bursts of colour and quirky moments, the duo channel a retro vibe in the music video, directed...

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Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company's share prices tumbling. The social media platform -- which counts 187 million users, especially young people drawn to its quickly vanishing posts -- had featured an advertisement for "Would You Rather?," a game app that asks sometimes provocative...

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Indian Singer Daler Mehndi convicted of human trafficking, sent jail for two years

Indian Media reported on Friday famous Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi has been convicted on human trafficking case, and sentenced for two years imprisonment. Mehdi and his brother Shamsher Singh had been indicted of sending people abroad by illegally disguising them as members of his troupe charging huge Money. The court verdict was based on the cases filed in 1998, 1999....

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Aamir Khan turns 53: A look at ‘Mr. Perfectionist’

By: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | The actor, who has done record-breaking films such as Lagaan, Dangal, 3 Idiots, and Rang De Basanti, has turned 53 today. According to reports, he rang in his birthday with his cast and crew of Thugs of Hindostan, including Fatima Sana Shaikh, Katrina Kaif, at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. The Dangal star made...

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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announce split in loving messages

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Celebrity couple Zayn Malik and supermodel Gigi Hadid on Tuesday announced they had split up after two years of dating, with both posting statements of mutual love and respect. Malik, a former member of British boy band One Direction, and Hadid, a model for Victoria's Secret, Fendi and Tommy Hilfiger, gave no reason for the split....

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Cameron Diaz allegedly quits Hollywood

Cameron Diaz has officially quit acting, says her former The Sweetest Thing co-star Selma Blair. Diaz, who last appeared in the 2014 remake of Annie, has reportedly retired from Hollywood “to spend time with husband Benji Madden”. In 2017, Diaz said she’d taken time out from her acting career to regroup, but now it sounds like it might be a...

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Major plot twist for students at Saudi Arabia’s first cinema school

JEDDAH: Student Sama Kinsara adjusts her camera at Saudi Arabia’s only cinema school, her dream of seeing her work on the big screen coming into focus after the lifting of the country’s 35-year ban on cinema. “Everything is about to change,” the first-year student of “visual and digital production” at Effat University in Jeddah told Reuters. Her course is to...

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Ali Gul Pir to host Lyari film screening today

Web Desk: Ali Gul Pir will host the screening of a film, Lyari: A Prison without Wall, at The Grid in Karachi. The event will start at 8pm today. The film portrays the life of an oldest area of Karachi named “Lyari” specifically emphasizing a family who is trapped between the dilemmas of life i.e. poverty, social injustice and desire....

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S.Korean actor found dead after facing #MeToo allegations

A South Korean actor accused of sexual assault was found dead on Friday (March 9), reports said, as a wave of #MeToo accusations sweeps the country's still male-dominated society. Jo Min Ki, who had been accused of sexually molesting at least eight victims, was found hanged in a storage area in the building where he lived in Seoul, Yonhap news...

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Obamas in talks to star in Netflix shows: report

Former US President Barack Obama is in negotiations with Netflix about producing a series of shows for the online streaming giant, according to US media reports. Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama would provide Netflix with exclusive content, with the format and number of shows yet to be determined, The New York Times reported citing people familiar with the...

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Ali Hamza, Zohaib Kazi to produce Coke Studio Season 11

The cat's out of the bag, Ali Hamza and Zohaib Kazi will be producing the new season of Coke Studio. “We are thrilled to welcome Zohaib Kazi and Ali Hamza as the new producers,” Coke Studio announced in a Facebook post. Singer and guitarist Ali Hamza of Noori fame has already made a name for himself as a solo act...

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Meghan Markle baptised ahead of wedding to UK’s Prince Harry

BIRMINGHAM: US actress Meghan Markle has been baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the spiritual head of the Church of England, ahead of her royal wedding in May to Britain’s Prince Harry, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Thursday. The 45-minute ceremony conducted by Justin Welby, spiritual head of the Anglican communion of millions of Christians globally, took place at...

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Sixties icon Anna Karina revels in comeback at 77

Anna Karina is wondering whether to say how many times she has been married. "Oh la la! I prefer not to," laughed the actress and director who was the face of the French New Wave. "Less than Liz Taylor," she joked, who went up the aisle eight times. "I've been married to the same man for the last 40 years,"...

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