Category Archive: Featured, Limelight

Cartoons for Change

Cartoons for Change

Cartoons- a world of imagination for children     For a child anything that comes in the form of a cartoon becomes highly attractive and not only in terms of amusement but also in terms of...
Minus Cinema Formula-Revival of DVD cinema

Minus Cinema Formula-Revival of DVD cinema

In Pakistan Film industry there is a perpetual cold war between the cinema owners and film directors. The later are not really happy with  the owners and accuse them of  not strategically placing...
Let’s play LA MIGRA

Let’s play LA MIGRA

  Illegal immigration is a global issue and its shape differs from region to region. “Let’s Play LA MIGRA” written by Pat Mora is written in the backdrop of Mexico-USA border issue, and...
Real Story of the Man Landing On Moon!

Real Story of the Man Landing On Moon!

The story that begins with the birth of renowned fiction writer H. G. Wells hasn’t ended this moment, it rather has completed its first chapter in real history with Neil Armstrong breathing his...
I Was Here!

I Was Here!

2012 Columbia Records -a division of Sony Music Entertainment presents  Beyoncé’s spectacular performance, ‘ I Was Here’ !   Singer Nicki Minaj gave a achingly inspiring performance that...
Bulla Ki Jana Main Kaun?

Bulla Ki Jana Main Kaun?

As the 254th urs of  famous sufi poet Bulleh Shah, starts today in Qasure. Whjo;e the government has spend quite a bit of fortune to organise for it; including mehfil-e-qawali and spiritual...
Patriotism and Brands

Patriotism and Brands

Independence Day gives a chance to all brands to pledge their allegiance to patriotic causes and show how their brand correlates to the spirit of Pakistan. Like every year, this year too, brands...
Hair-Removal Ad; Why So Ashamed?

Hair-Removal Ad; Why So Ashamed?

It’s nothing to be ashamed of, and there is no point of attempt for switching channel when a hair removing cream ad commercial is aired. You don’t even have to evacuate the lounge at once during...
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...
Stephen Covey: A true inspiration

Stephen Covey: A true inspiration

Last night when I was randomly going through news feeds and all of a sudden I couldn’t believe my eyes what I read, Stephan Covey died in a hospital. For few moments I was in a state of shock and I...
Waderai ka Beta

Waderai ka Beta

I am inspired by “Waderai ka Beta” by Ali Gul Pir not because of its music, lyrics or humor but by the theme which hammered the roots of many problems in our society in a very light mood. While...
‘Ho Yaqeen’ – There Still is Light!

‘Ho Yaqeen’ – There Still is Light!

Television these days, perhaps, is evolving from remaining that idiot  box it once was so mercilessly bashed for being. The content and presentation of television software is undergoing a...
Women are Our Superheroes!

Women are Our Superheroes!

Most unsurprising has been the apparent revival of drama on television desperately trying to make up for the missing (in every sense of the word) genres of film, theatre and multiple restrictions on...
Waderai Ka Beta, Ali Gul Pir

Waderai Ka Beta, Ali Gul Pir

“This was a funny reflection directed towards the sons of spoilt beaucrates and industrialists”, these are the words of Ali Gul Pir, the talented director, comedian and singer, who has gripped...
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...
Pakistani Soaps are Home-Breakers!

Pakistani Soaps are Home-Breakers!

With the success of Hamsafar there was a lot of buzz among the industry circles that the lost audience is coming back to the televisions. Tired of watching the Indian spice ups; local dramas with...
Support for Artists

Support for Artists

In this poor country where ordinary folk die waiting for beds in government hospitals, it is too distressing when one reads about government giving cheques of hundreds of thousands to actors and...
Who is Getting Married This Time..?

Who is Getting Married This Time..?

After the tremendous triumph of the comedy series of Aazar ki aayegi baraat, Dolly ki aayegi baraat, and Taakey ki aayegi baraat the director has made an entry back on the TV screen with the 4th...
The Other Side of Bollywood !

The Other Side of Bollywood !

Bollywood stars,the male breed in particular ruling the hearts of millions of their fans, the world over, have always been in the news, for their on-screen antics, their larger than life potrayal of...
Alamgir-the King of Pop

Alamgir-the King of Pop

  Alamgir, the founder of pop music in Pakistan, left the music industry when he was at the heights of popularity. Likewise his name, he is really a conqueror and music is his kingdom.  ...
Say No to Munni/Sheila, Tune in the Oldies!

Say No to Munni/Sheila, Tune in the Oldies!

‘Munni’ and ‘Shiela’ can make us tap our feet but numbers like ‘Ik din bik jaye ga…’ and ‘Aane wala pal..’ melt our hearts, flood it with...
Faiz Fahmi..

Faiz Fahmi..

Pigeon-holing writers and poets in particular literary schools or movements has been the great tragedy of Urdu literature. Such neat compartmentalization has resulted in the failure to capture the...