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10 Reasons that Make Sawa 14 August a Must Watch!

10 Reasons that Make Sawa 14 August a Must Watch!

 It takes you down the memory lane:   Sawa 14 August is like no other stage play produced in Pakistan. It is by far the most accomplished one for it has a right mix of everything in it –...
Naya Pakistan or the Same Old?

Naya Pakistan or the Same Old?

The election fever is fading away as the whole country is getting geared up for a new Pakistan. But is it the one people were expecting or the one which we had lived before, during the 90s, before...
The Aangan That Is Still Terha

The Aangan That Is Still Terha

Theatre plays in Pakistan may not be profitable but ever since Anwar Maqsood’s Pawnay 14 August last year, they are at least more welcoming and much anticipated. Now comes Aangan Terha from...
An Expected Refusal by India?

An Expected Refusal by India?

Yes it was … For a country where the national game is now a source of embarrassment, where hockey players go for penalty corners rather than field goals and where even the team’s loss is...
Barfi – A Class Apart

Barfi – A Class Apart

Not many Bollywood films in recent years have brought tears in the eyes and smiles on the face of the viewers, that too simultaneously without trying. 3 Idiots was one such movie that made people...
In It To Win It … Or Not?

In It To Win It … Or Not?

Watching Pakistan cricket team play a cricket match is like riding a roller coaster … sometimes you are at the highest level, sometimes at the lowest and most of the time you don’t know...
Ramadan and Eating Out

Ramadan and Eating Out

Eating may not be an art but there are many who live for the love of food. I am one of them and whenever I hear the word Ramadan, it reminds me of the delicious deals the Holy month brings along....
The King of Romance is No More!

The King of Romance is No More!

The fans of Indian cinema across the world were dealt a huge blow on 18th July 2012 … everybody’s favorite Rajesh Khanna had passed away after prolonged illness. The actor was not just...
The Return of the King!

The Return of the King!

He may not have been winning a lot recently, but Roger Federer is back in business. The Swiss not only managed to win the Wimbledon title for the seventh time defeating Britain’s Andy Murray...
World-Class Spain Cuts Italy Down to Size

World-Class Spain Cuts Italy Down to Size

In what can easily be termed as the second biggest football final (after the World Cup, of course!) the reigning champions Spain showed the spectators in the stadium and the audience watching on...
Men in Black 3

Men in Black 3

Watching the Men in Black 3 was an amazing experience … amazing because 3D made it livelier, amazing because both Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones set the cinema alight and amazing because the...
Rowdy, Very Rowdy!

Rowdy, Very Rowdy!

It might be brainless, mindless and storyless flick, but Rowdy Rathore is not tasteless at any point. Featuring Akshay Kumar in a Rowdy double role and revisiting comedy must be the reasons why one...
Mehdi Hassan Is No More

Mehdi Hassan Is No More

The music industry in Pakistan was dealt a huge blow when the one and only Shahenshah of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan Khan died after prolonged illness in Karachi. Born on 18th July, 1927 in the Indian state...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

We, the Pakistanis love cricket, more than we love anything else. Even when we know that the team is likely to lose, or that they have committed errors that are stupid, costly and unbelievable. The...
Can the New-look Pakistan Side-Defeat Sri Lanka?

Can the New-look Pakistan Side-Defeat Sri Lanka?

New captain, new kit and new T20 venue … Pakistan cricket team will take the field against Sri Lanka tonight with everything new. But does that mean that Sri Lanka will have the upper hand...
Waiting for The Avengers To Assemble …

Waiting for The Avengers To Assemble …

They are the Earth’s mightiest heroes and they have saved the universe from certain destruction in their own feature films, but never before so many superheroes have ignited the Silver Screen...
The Tigers that Cry Aloud!

The Tigers that Cry Aloud!

They might not be the fiercest of creatures but tigers are the largest species in the cat family. They are muscular, have powerful forequarters, and especially in males, a large head. But it seems...
Torrents In, DVDs Out

Torrents In, DVDs Out

  There are a millions of reasons why DVD remains to be the premium format of entertainment available in Pakistan. It is not expensive like Blu-Ray, it is available everywhere in the country and...
Pawnay 14 August – A Ray of Hope

Pawnay 14 August – A Ray of Hope

Critics claim that theatre in Pakistan have lost its touch, men feel that the last place they would take their family would be to a theatre whereas this scribe felt that watching theatre is a waste...
IPL 2012 – Entertainment, Entertainment, Entertainment!

IPL 2012 – Entertainment, Entertainment, Entertainment!

The mother of all cricket leagues in the world – Indian Premier League – is back and this time it promises to keep you entertained for nearly 2 months. Pakistan’s premier sports...
The Drama Known as Bank

The Drama Known as Bank

Every person has a place that he secretly loves to hate at all times. Some don’t like to go shopping, some don’t want to visit theatre and many hate going out at all, for no obvious...
Pregnant Vidya on a Mission to Find Husband

Pregnant Vidya on a Mission to Find Husband

Vidya's relentless search for her husband, and while all clues point to the fact that he has either run away or is dead,