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Junoon to resume journey next month with live concert in Karachi

Web Desk: After a long wait, the ever-popular sufi rock band “Junoon” is back with a bang after fourteen years as the first ever Junoon concert to take place in Karachi on December, 25. The Junoon guitarist, Salman Ahmed, has confirmed the news, that indeed the first Junoon concert, after a full decade and three years, is all set to...

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Junoon to resume journey next month with live concert in Karachi

Web Desk: After a long wait, the ever-popular sufi rock band “Junoon” is back with a bang after fourteen years as the first ever Junoon concert to take place in Karachi on December, 25. The Junoon guitarist, Salman Ahmed, has confirmed the news, that indeed the first Junoon concert, after a full decade and three years, is all set to...

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Ranveer-Deepika leave for their destination wedding

Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have left for Italy where they will solemnise their six-year-long relationship. The couple was spotted at the Mumbai airport early Saturday morning. Although the two actors have not mentioned the venue of their wedding, it is widely speculated that they will be exchanging vows in Villa Del Balbianello in Lake Como. Last month,...

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Sushmita Sen to tie the knot with model Rohman Shawl: reports

Web Desk: The 42-year-old Sushmita Sen is currently dating Rohman Shawl, a 27-year-old model and planning to tie the knot soon. According to DNA, “Sushmita and Rohman were dating for two months after they met at a fashion gala and enjoy a good equation. The duo has even discussed the idea of marriage and if things go as planned, they...

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Bollywood’s Thugs of Hindostan battles the British

MUMBAI: Bollywood's answer to "Pirates of the Caribbean", the swashbuckling, star-studded "Thugs of Hindostan" sails into cinemas on Thursday, battling British colonisers on a quest for loot and box office records. This year's big release for India's Diwali festival, the seafaring song-and-dance fest with superstars Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan cost $42 million, making it the most expensive movie to...

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Camila Cabello leads MTV Europe award nods

MADRID: With six nominations, US singer Camila Cabello, whose hit song “Havana” reached the top of the US charts in January, is in prime position for the MTV Europe Music Awards held Sunday in Spain. Best song, best video, best artist… The 21-year-old Cuba-born singer is riding high, fresh from winning prestigious prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards in...

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Fakhr-E-Alam first Pakistani To Circumnavigate World as Mission Parwaaz completes

FLORIDA: Singer and activist Fakhr-e-Alam touched down in Florida in the early hours of Sunday morning to become the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe, accomplishing his ‘Mission Parwaaz.’ The singer posted the news on Twitter along with a video message after landing in Clearwater, Florida. Pakistan, Mission Parwaaz, Mission Accomplished we are now in the history books of aviation,...

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‘Godfather’ of Hong Kong film, producer behind Bruce Lee, dies

Raymond Chow, the film producer credited with bringing kung fu legend Bruce Lee to the silver screen and widely regarded as the "godfather" of Hong Kong cinema, has died aged 91, reports said Saturday. Chow co-founded the Golden Harvest studio in 1971 and was seen as largely responsible for bringing the city´s films to an international audience. He produced more...

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Musician Farhad Humayun suffering from brain tumor

Musician Farhad Humayun has revealed that he's been diagnosed with a brain tumour. In a Facebook post, the 'Nimmi Nimmi' singer said he received the diagnosis two weeks ago and has been lucky to have found "the greatest surgeon in the world" to operate on the tumour: Farhad has not specified in his post whether the tumour is cancerous. He...

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Netflix orders Prince documentary series

Netflix has hired Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay to direct a documentary series about late pop icon Prince, the streaming giant told AFP Tuesday. Little is known so far about the project focused on the singer, who died in 2016, other than DuVernay's involvement and that the series will have several episodes. Netflix confirmed its existence in a brief statement, following...

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Mission Parwaaz: Fakhr-e-Alam detained at Russian airport

Pakistani singer and activist Fakhr-e-Alam on Monday was detained at the Russian airport as he landed at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk as part of "Mission Parwaz". Actor Faysal Qureshi took to Facebook to post a message on behalf of Alam. “Message from Fakhr-e-Alam. Bro, please tweet on my behalf. I am being detained at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport because my visa expired two hours and...

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Guillermo del Toro to direct Pinocchio for Netflix

LOS ANGELES: Guillermo del Toro's first movie after winning Oscars for The Color of Water will be a stop-motion animated version of the classic Pinocchio, Netflix said. "No art form has influenced my life and my work more than animation and no single character in history has had as deep of a personal connection to me as Pinocchio," del Toro said. The feature-length...

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10 Questions: Khurram Waqar and the ‘Facedown Movement’ feat. Todi, the smoker

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | We sit down with the pre-eminent rock aficionado of Pakistan Mr. Khurram Waqar, lead guitarist, music director and a real cool positive individual. Khurram has been part of various rock outfits over the years with a varying degree of commercial success, most notable for forming and playing lead guitar for the Iconic 'Qayaas'. Currently...

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Rakhi Sawant says ‘raped several times’ by Tanushree Dutta

Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta, who emboldened a wave of women in India to tell their #MeToo stories, has been accused of rape by former Bigg Boss contestant Rakhi Sawant. Addressing a press conference, Rakhi said she was “raped several times by Tanushree Dutta”, according to Bollywood Hungama. “Embarrassed to say this but I was raped twelve years ago… I am ashamed,...

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Legendary singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has revealed she has converted to Islam, taking the new name "Shuhada' Davitt". “This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim,” Connor announced in a tweet. This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim. This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey. All scripture...

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Suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro

Police on Thursday responded to a suspicious package addressed to actor Robert De Niro in New York. CNN quoted two law enforcement sources as saying the package was addressed to De Niro at an address in the Tribeca area of Manhattan. The report came a day after the FBI said pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and...

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Mani Backtracks On #MeToo Mockery, Claims Humor Is Subjective

After receiving severe backlash on a controversial Instagram post mocking the #MeToo movement, television host and actor Mani on Wednesday said it was “posted by mistake by his PR” person. “I would like to inform all my followers that I am not very much active on social media and was not aware that any such picture is posted on my...

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