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Pakistani-American rapper Bohemia set to make acting debut

Pakistani-American rapper Bohemia set to make acting debut

The rapper had been teasing about wanting to act since June.His fans had started wondering if their favourite rapper was making a guest appearance in an upcoming show and what this little tweet was all about. And Bohemia has an answer for them all. Said Bohemia, “While I start my journey as an actor, I […]

Armeena Khan claps back at Boris Johnson for comparing burqa wearing Muslims to “bank robbers”

Armeena Khan claps back at Boris Johnson for comparing burqa wearing Muslims to “bank robbers”

On Sunday, British former foreign secretary Boris Johnson remarked that Muslim women wearing the burka “look like letter boxes” and compared them to “bank robbers”. And Armeena Khan’s not having any of it. The British-Pakistani actor tweeted that the former foreign secretary was restricting freedom of choice by his words and dictating what women should wear. “Yet […]

Painter with viral singing video is getting his big break at upcoming Aima Baig concert

Painter with viral singing video is getting his big break at upcoming Aima Baig concert

Last week, the internet was stunned by the vocal talent of a house painter. The painter, identified as Muhammad Arif, was captured singing Bollywood songs like ‘Channa Mereya’ and his voice touched many.And now it looks like he’s got his lucky break. Singer Aima Baig has announced that Arif will be opening her upcoming concert […]

Bollywood actor Imran Khan keeps getting mistaken for politician Imran Khan

Bollywood actor Imran Khan keeps getting mistaken for politician Imran Khan

PTI chairman Imran Khan is a popular man; he didn’t just become 1 of the most followed world leaders on Twitter for nothing! Just ask his namesake, Bollywood actor Imran Khan who keeps getting emails meant for the future Pakistan PM. He shared a screenshot of an email he received clearly meant for Khan sahib: […]

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping Israeli soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping Israeli soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison on Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said. Assaf Librati told AFP Tamimi, 17, and her mother, who was also jailed over the incident, were being driven by Israeli authorities from […]

It was not possible to change the dates of Hum Awards: Hum TV

It was not possible to change the dates of Hum Awards: Hum TV

A lot has been said about celebrities like Mahira Khan and Yasir Hussain who were spotted flying out to Toronto for the Hum Awards 2018 just two days before Pakistan’s general elections. Their colleagues and fans have criticised them for neglecting their civic duty to vote; however, the stars have explained their departure citing unavoidable […]

R Kelly addresses sexual misconduct claims in 19-minute song

R Kelly addresses sexual misconduct claims in 19-minute song

Singer R. Kelly, the target of a boycott campaign over his treatment of women, hit back Monday in a 19-minute song in which he reveals he was abused himself. Entitled “I Admit,” the marathon song nonetheless is heavier on denials than acknowledgement as the “I Believe I Can Fly” star vents frustration over the stream […]

DC takes over Comic Con with Aquaman, Shazam and more

DC takes over Comic Con with Aquaman, Shazam and more

Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like Aquaman, Shazam! and even Wonder Woman 1984, which is only three and a half weeks into production. Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Chris Pratt and Nicole Kidman were just a few of the starry names to grace the […]

Chris Cornell will be honoured with statue in his hometown

Chris Cornell will be honoured with statue in his hometown

The late grunge pioneer Chris Cornell will be remembered in the city where he was born. Cornell’s wife on Friday announced a statue will be erected Aug. 29 at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture. The announcement comes on what would have been Cornell’s 54th birthday. Vicky Cornell commissioned sculptor Nick Marras to create a life-size […]

Google Doodle honours Mehdi Hassan on his 91st birthday

Google Doodle honours Mehdi Hassan on his 91st birthday

The Pakistani singer passed away in June 2012 after battling a decade-long illness. Ustad Mehdi Hassan Khan would’ve turned 91 today and to mark the maestro’s birthday Google honoured him with a doodle. Wearing what the world remembers him in; a dark waist coat over cream coloured shalwar kameez, Mehdi Hassan’s doodle sits with his […]

Fardeen Khan claps back at trolls with weight loss transformation

Fardeen Khan claps back at trolls with weight loss transformation

Two years ago Fardeen Khan was trolled for having gained weight to the point that he was unrecognisable. He wrote that he’s “living the happiest chapter thus far with lbs to show for it.” And added, “Happy to have been the weekends entertainment for all you trollers. If you have had enough fun please take the time […]

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