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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • You don't need to do an item number for respect in Pakistan: Mahira Khan

    "I was constantly very scared during my shoot, so much so that I couldn't deliver my dialogues," she disclosed during an interview on The Reham Khan Show on Dawn News...

    While explaining that it's an actor's job to embody the traits of their character (even if it ruffles a few feathers at home), she went on to say that she feels very lucky to be an actor in Pakistan...

  • Juhi Chawla: item girl?

    What? You gotta be kidding me! Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla is doing a Kannada movie titled Pushpak Vimana in which she will do an item song as part of her cameo appearance...

  • Katrina is no item girl … for SRK

    Recently, it was rumoured that Katrina K will be doing an item song for the on-set Shahrukh Khan film Raees (also starring Pakistan’s Mahira Khan)...

    This prompted a strong response from the actress as a result of which her spokesperson came out with a statement saying she’s not part of the film any which way, certainly not as an item girl...

  • Another item number! Hulla Gulla takes song and dance up a notch

    When the news about Hulla Gulla’s release came out, many had assumed that it will be just another Na Maloom Afraad, but rest assured the film is nowhere close to the comedy-drama which is still making waves internationally...

    Dubbed as Pakistan’s first ‘solid entertainment’ film, it appears that entertainment is equivalent to a film packed with item numbers and the same old jokes cracked by two of the industry's leading actors, Javed...

  • Kashmir issue is permanent item on OIC agenda: FO

    Jammu and Kashmir dispute remains a permanent item on the OIC’s agenda,” FO spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri claimed at his weekly media briefing...

    Pakistan has had been seeking a special OIC CFM on Kashmir since the annexation, but that has so far not materialised due to absence of Saudi support for Pakistan’s request...

  • Rajan’s exit is bad news for India

    Rajan, as with much else during his tenure, broke the news of his departure unconventionally, in a letter to the central bank’s employees well in advance of the government’s announcement of any decision...

    As RBI governor, he’s been working diligently to clean up the balance sheets of Indian banks stressed by bad lending to politically influential tycoons...

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