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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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‘Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington and Rose Leslie tie the knot in Scotland

Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in fantasy TV saga "Game of Thrones", married in Britain on Saturday. The 31-year-old stars tie the knot in northeastern Scotland, with co-stars Emilia Clarke, who played Daenerys Targaryen, and Peter Dinklage, who played Tyrion Lannister, arriving at nearby Aberdeen on Friday. The couple, who met...

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Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari furious over Benazir’s biopic as no consent was sought from heirs

Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, daughter of slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto, on Friday lamented that no consent was sought from heirs of the late Pakistan premier regarding a biopic on her life. She said this in a tweet on Friday, termed it "unacceptable" and vowed to take action against it. Certainly no consent from her living heirs/children was sought. Absolutely unacceptable...

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Mehwish Hayat to play role of Benazir Bhutto in biopic

Web Desk: Actor in Law actress Mehwish Hayat paying tribute to former prime minister late Benazir Bhutto on her 65th Birthday has confirmed to portray the role of Benazir Bhutto. In a recent Instagram post the starlet confirms that she’s gearing up for the role of a lifetime. “I am privileged to have been given the opportunity to research and...

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2nd Death Anniversary of Qawwal Amjad Sabri being observed today

KARACHI: The 2nd death anniversary of eminent Qawwal Amjad Sabri is being observed today, 22 June, 2018. However, by Islamic calendar the slain Qawwal was assassinated on 16th Ramzan, in the year 2016. Renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi on 24th June 2016, after unknown assailants fired at his vehicle in the city’s Liaquatabad area. Sabri, 40,...

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Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone to marry in November

Web Desk: As per the Indian media the most loved couples of Bollywood Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have finally decided to tie the knot on 10th of November this year. As per rumors circulating, the couple got engaged on occasion of Deepika’s birthday during vacations in Maldives. According to the Filmfare "The maximum time was taken to decide the...

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Pete Docter, Jennifer Lee to lead Pixar, Disney animation

Walt Disney on Tuesday split the role of its outgoing creative head John Lasseter and appointed two Academy award winners to spearhead its two animation studios. Jennifer Lee will be the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pete Docter will take over the same role at Pixar Animation Studios. Lasseter will leave at the end of the...

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CBS to expand ‘Star Trek’ with five-year deal for new TV shows

LOS ANGELES: US broadcast network CBS will expand the popular Star Trekscience-fiction franchise with new series, mini-series and animation under a production deal announced on Tuesday. CBS said in a statement that it had signed a five-year deal with producer Alex Kurtzman to supervise a range of new programming related to Star Trek. Kurtzman is a writer and producer of Star Trek: Discovery, which...

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Emilia Clarke says goodbye to Game of Thrones

Web Desk: Star Emilia Clarke, who plays the one and only Daenerys Targaryen, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Dragons, Game of Thrones has said her own personal goodbyes to the show on Instagram. "Hopped on a boat to an island to say goodbye to the...

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Irrfan Khan pens letter on battle with cancer

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has opened up about his battle with cancer in a heartfelt letter. The actor who announced in March that he is suffering from neuroendocrine cancer has penned a letter about his battle with a rare form of the disease. “It’s been quite some time now since I have been diagnosed with a high-grade neuroendocrine cancer. This new name...

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Heroes, on screen and off, win big at MTV Movie & TV Awards show

LOS ANGELES: Superhero movie Black Panther made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, winning four trophies in a ceremony that also recognized gays, women and those who stand up to bullying. Black Panther, the predominantly black movie that has taken more than $1.3 billion at the global box-office, won best movie, best villain for Michael...

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Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead at 20

MIAMI: XXXTentacion, the troubled 20-year-old rapper whose bleak, self-released rhymes propelled him to the top of the US chart this year, was shot dead Monday in Florida, authorities said. The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was gunned down in broad daylight near a motorcycle store in Deerfield Beach north of Miami, the Broward County sheriff´s department said. He...

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Pakistan’s movie ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ receives ‘Jury Special Award’ at SCO Film Festival

BEIJING: Pakistani movie, ‘Punjab Nahi Jaongi’ has won ‘Jury Special Award’ at the closing ceremony of the first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival in Qingdao, China. The closing and award ceremony held on Sunday was attended by eminent Chinese actors, actresses, and directors. Trophies and certificates in the categories of Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best...

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Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content. An Apple statement Friday offered few details about the role for Winfrey, who hosted a hugely popular talk show before leaving to start her own production company and devote time to philanthropic efforts. "Together, Winfrey and Apple...

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Eid Blockbuster: Bollywood Salman Khan is back with ‘Race 3’

MUMBAI: Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan´s first movie since his conviction for shooting dead endangered wildlife opened across India Friday, with analysts predicting box office success for his latest Eid blockbuster. It has become a tradition in the Hindi film industry for Khan, one of the world´s highest-paid actors, to star in the big release on the Muslim holiday of...

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‘The Jerry Springer Show’, symbol of trash TV, set to end

NEW YORK: "The Jerry Springer Show", which became a symbol of low brow television with its on-air fights, swearing and infidelity revelations, is set to end after a 27-year-run, a spokeswoman said Thursday. The show is being bought from NBC Universal by CW, the joint enterprise between CBS and Warner Bros, which intends to show re-runs but has no plans...

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Five Pakistani films screen at SCO Film Festival in China

SHANGHAI: A five-day long Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday night with stunning performances in front of a packed audience at a local concert hall in Qingdao, east Chinas Shandong province. The festival, co-hosted by the State Film Administration and Shandong provincial government aims to promote cooperation and exchanges between the member states. The festival, first...

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