Category Archive: Featured, Limelight

What if Music is Banned…

What if Music is Banned…

The moral brigand has a quick-fix recipe to deal with transgressions of morality .Shut and veil women. Burn CD shops. Bomb girls’ schools.
Tahira Wasti is No More!

Tahira Wasti is No More!

Television viewers all over Pakistan as well as where Urdu plays are watched were dealt a shocking blow with the death of veteran actress Tahira Wasti who breathed her last in Karachi on 11th March,...
Film for Change

Film for Change

  Cinema is an extraordinarily powerful medium, much more powerful than television and newspaper. Cinema has been used all over the world to engender positive social change. In our...
Ali Zafar’s ‘London Paris New York’

Ali Zafar’s ‘London Paris New York’

“London Paris New York” is all ready to hit the cinema houses tommorrow 2nd March 2011, with all the ho-humness and grandeur. The film is all set to make rounds and to phenomenally ramp up...
Oscar at Home

Oscar at Home

"All the women in Pakistan working for change don't give up on your dreams, this is for you,
Ali Zafar for Us!

Ali Zafar for Us!

And the Stardust award for “Superstar of Tomorrow” goes to……………. ALI ZAFAR! Yes ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls and peeps, our Channo boy has made us proud across the border!...
Sonam and Deepika Attacked Once Again

Sonam and Deepika Attacked Once Again

Bollywood is not just a brewing cauldron of amusing movies and flicks, but also of all the star-wars and also ‘star-critic’ wars.   Sonam Kapoor and Shobha De’s smacking each other on...
Karachi Literature Festival 2012

Karachi Literature Festival 2012

Regaining its historic exuberance and love for art and literature, Karachi , with the grand two-day 3rd Karachi Literature Festival once again turned into a ‘litropolis’ today.
Madhubala

Madhubala

If one possessed a combination of beauty and brains the world could be ruled. This was the case with Madhubala, a beautiful and intelligent woman with astonishing acting talent that ruled the Hindi...
The Clash with the Couples

The Clash with the Couples

The careers of both Maya and Nadia Khan have been similar in many aspects. Both started their careers very young on national television as hosts, both acted in TV plays when they reached adolescence...
Hajj Exhibition at The British Museum

Hajj Exhibition at The British Museum

Islamophoia.  Islamist Terrorists.  Sand Niggers.  War on Terrorism.  These are a few words that come to mind when poorly informed individuals are confronted with anything remotely Muslim or...
King Of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan Is Critically Ill

King Of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan Is Critically Ill

According to news reports he is currently in critical condition and has been placed on life support....
The Quirks of Arfa- a Tribute to an Extraordinary Person

The Quirks of Arfa- a Tribute to an Extraordinary Person

She always knew, if you don't dream big then what's the point in dreaming....
The King of Rock & Roll

The King of Rock & Roll

Elvis Aaron Presley was one of the most popular American singers of last century. Presley, born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, a region known for its country music scene....
Why This Kolaveri Di?

Why This Kolaveri Di?

“Why This Kolaveri Di” is the postmodern example of how a song becomes a social sensation, spreads infectiously across the web, and becomes history in a way that was not possible even a few years...
Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl

Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl

Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl is a Yash Raj’s production that circles around a young  man called Ricky Bahl (Ranveer Singh). Ricky is a conman that cons young rich women through his suave looks and slick...
Youth Assembly- a worthwhile Platform?

Youth Assembly- a worthwhile Platform?

However, Youth Assembly can truly be hailed as a social platform that bridges communication barriers.It is a place where anyone...
Pakistan Blog Awards 2011

Pakistan Blog Awards 2011

Imran Khan’s sudden appearance phenomenally stoked the fire to the event.In his brief...
Veena and Other Drugs

Veena and Other Drugs

Disappearance gets you more publicity than flashing; had she known, would have saved her graces.
The Unwilling Celebrity- Ali Moeen Nawazish

The Unwilling Celebrity- Ali Moeen Nawazish

It is high time we understand that we are all equal- the best of the creation-human ...
There Won’t Be Another Dev Anand

There Won’t Be Another Dev Anand

Most of the movies Dev Anand is remembered for today ,had been made before I was born. Yet each one of them remains a personal favourite despite the fact that nearly all of them were in black and...
Our Love for Veena!

Our Love for Veena!

She is in the news again and this time with a bigger bang due to her alleged photo shoot for FHM India’s December cover. Though she is denying it and has every right to do so, considering anything...

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