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  • Return to the Runway
    Return to the Runway

    Saadia Mirza is somewhat of an enigma. She has worked quietly, meticulously, away from the media hoopla for years, eschewing exposure in favour of a low-key approach.

  • Ben Affleck and the nightmare of Batman
    Ben Affleck and the nightmare of Batman

    Speaking of superheroes, Ben Affleck, who made his debut as Batman/Bruce Wayne in Zack Snyder’s universally panned film, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, is humiliated by the spectacular critical failure of the film.

  • Are you Ramazan ready?
    Are you Ramazan ready?

    We’re heading into a very hot and humid month of Ramazan but thanks to the ever vigilant fashion industry, the heat doesn’t necessarily equate to style trauma. Your lawn joras may still be sitting with your tailors, but ladies, it’s time to move on and think about Ramazan, iftaaris and Eid specific clothes.

  • Stars gear up for IIFA 2016
    Stars gear up for IIFA 2016

    The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has finally announced the venue details and dates for the 17th edition of its annual awards function – one of the most spectacular celebrations of Indian Cinema worldwide. The travelling awards show of sorts will be held in the capital city of Madrid, Spain from June 23 to 26, this year.

  • “Kapoor & Sons is worth celebrating because of Fawad” – Onir
    “Kapoor & Sons is worth celebrating because of Fawad” – Onir

    After his outstanding performance in Kapoor & Sons, Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan has become the new sensation in India as he has everyone praising him for his work in the film. He was one of the lead characters alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt and played a homosexual in the film. Indian filmmaker Onir, who directed My Brother…Nikhil (2005), is all praises for Khan and the fact that he had the guts to play such a character despite coming from a country like Pakistan.

  • Burka Avenger screened in London
    Burka Avenger screened in London

    Multi-award-winning Pakistani animated television series, Burka Avenger, featuring a Muslim warrior girl from Pakistan, has premiered on the big screen in London. Created by musician Haroon Rashid, the show was screened at the Royal Festival Hall and is now part of London’s Southbank Centre arts festival.