Thursday, March 21, 2019

Entertainment

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Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, nicknamed "The Singer of the Revolution," releases his second album Masallah (Obelisk), a mini album that features a new genre called the Deep Step. According to Al-Ahram's Arabic-language news website, Masallah is different from Essam's first album Manshurat (Political Fliers) and includes five political songs: Tartour...
LONDON: Grammy Award-winning British soul diva Adele announced on Friday that she is pregnant with her first child. The 24-year-old, who swept this year's Grammys after the success of her second album "21", revealed the news on her official website, adding that she and boyfriend Simon Konecki were "over the...
Tom Crusie and Katie Holmes are both bracing themselves for what could be a bitter custody battle over their six-year-old daughter Suri and the pair's significant fortune after announcing they are set to divorce. The couple married five years ago amid a storm of publicity and have since amassed a...
KARACHI: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Pakistan’s first Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker was mired in controversy when one of the victims whose narrative was recorded in her documentary “Saving Face,” accused Chinoy of not fulfilling her commitment of providing financial compensation. Rukhsana, who hails from Muqzaffargarh, filed a case against Chinoy in the Multan...
The rock group recently unveiled a trailer for their sixth studio album, The 2nd Law, and they have now revealed that their first single since 2010's Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever) will be a track entitled Survival. While the group are more known for having an apocalyptic edge to...
Christelle Mbeni, from the province of Bandundu, was crowned Miss Congo on 23 June 2012 during a ceremony at the Grand Hotel in Kinshasa. As she prepares to compete for Miss World in China in October, many young people in Kinshasa argue about whether the contest is laudable or...
The Avengers, Spider-Man and the X-Men are among a gang of heroes set to unleash their super-powers in the UAE next year when a Marvel Comics theme park opens in Dubai. Marvel Adventure, a new indoor family entertainment centre, is scheduled to open its doors to superheroes and comic-book...
Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm haven't been seen together since the Spice Girls reunion tour in 2008, but all five members were present to launch the group's new musical today. The girls looked to have put their reported squabbles behind them as they posed...
MANILA, Philippines – The protest against Lady Gaga’s music remains alive even a month after her two-night concert here. A religious group is said to have turned its attention on Filipino designer Kermit Tesoro who has made outfits for the award-winning singer-songwriter. Without naming names, Kermit tweeted on June 26,...
  Pakistani model-turned-actress Veena Malik was expected to find her prince charming on Veena Ka Swayamvar, but the reality show was aborted after the Imagine channel decided to shut down its operations. Veena says she is not upset as she knows that her marriage plans are doomed. "You know, my wedding...
At first glance, “The Iran Job” is just another David and Goliath sports story. But boiling beneath the surface of the new indie documentary that follows American basketball player Kevin Sheppard playing in Iran’s league, is the socio-political turmoil seen in the country’s uprising after the 2009 election. “I wanted to...

London 2012 Festival

The 'once in a lifetime' arts festival celebrating the Olympic Games will see 12,000 performances and events with 130 events taking place in the opening few days. Day one sees four main launch events across Britain, with famous conductor Gustavo Dudamel leading The Big Concert featuring the 200-strong Simon Bolivar...
All of that brooding and frowning in the Twilight franchise has paid off for Kristen Stewart – literally. The 22-year-old tops Forbes magazine's list of highest-paid actresses after pulling in $34.5 million from May 2011 to May 2012. Stewart is the youngest actress on the list by 16 years and edges...
The 24-year-old Brit reportedly admits in the book that she struggled with alcohol abuse after failing to deal with her early success. She is said to have recounted an incident where she was in such a stupor on her first tour that she fell off her stool mid-concert and forgot...
Nawaz Sharif always uses his associates to answer questions of anchors and therefore do recorded programmes..All other anchors agrees to it excpet Talat Hussain  Who is behind such videos...
WASHINGTON: No talent necessary: The perfect pop tune can be engineered by a computer program and refined with the input of listeners, according to a British study published in the United States Monday.   The experiment, known as DarwinTunes, aimed to test the importance of consumer choice in shaping the music...
Karise Eden, 19, who was living in a women's refuge on the New South Wales Central Coast when she got her break and was chosen in the British singer Seal's team on The Voice, took the prize of $100,000, a recording contract and a car from Sarah De Bono (Team...
The incident set news media, celebrity websites and Twitter buzzing with unconfirmed headlines and tweets that the 25-year-old Lohan, who has struggled with drug and alcohol addiction, was found unconscious and rushed to a hospital. Steve Honig, the spokesman, said in a statement that the reports were false. He said...

Pakistan Media War

Mehr Bokhari and Mubashir Lucman, who till recently worked with Dunya News, were shown interacting with Malik Riaz, a controversial property tycoon, during the commercial breaks, when the three were off air. They were seen discussing questions and chatting in a manner which suggested that the interview was pre-planned...
Malik Riaz Planted Interview with Mehar Bukhari and Mubashir Lukman on Dunya tv Part 02
The animated "Madagascar 3," the third installment in the wildly popular franchise starring Ben Stiller about escaped New York zoo animals, opened with a bigger-than-expected $60.3 million debut, according to Exhibitor Relations. Ridley Scott's hotly anticipated sci-fi adventure "Prometheus" also had a huge debut, taking second place with an opening...
The Chinese capital is playing host to the Ethnic Minority Arts Festival. It’s the fourth event of its kind and it’s taking place at the National stadium on Tuesday. Artists from China’s 55 ethnic minority groups are joining Han performers to showcase their talents and cultures. The cream of the...
She came under fire for being 'too fat' to play heroine Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. And not only did Jennifer Lawrence prove to have a wise head on her young shoulders by laughing it off at the time - she is also determined to silence her critics by...

King of Ghazal

Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan passed away at a local hospital in Karachi on Wednesday. Mehdi Hassan, the king of the music fraternity, was born on July 18, 1927 in Rajistan. Hassan, who has a huge fan following all over the world, was suffering from lung, chest and urinary tract disorder...
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