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  • Foreign front: The quirky world of filmi folk

    Known for hit films like Devdas, Guzaarish, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and others, film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, whose Bajirao Mastani is poised for release this month, admitted in a recent interview, “I no longer throw phones or scream on the sets!”Quirky behaviour?Well, Bhansali like others from tinsel town — be it past, present and those in the process of fading away — have their fair share of quirks and eccentricities...

    Their...
  • Karachi Se Lahore has a mostly male cast. But are the men filmi enough?

    Wajahat Rauf’s rom-com Karachi Se Lahore has several things going for it – a story that is unique to its local audience; endearing characters and solid performances from the entire cast...

    What's also interesting is that there are only two female actresses in major roles in the movie – Ayesha Omar and Mantaha Maqsood – but the director feels that a male-dominant cast is not a bad thing
  • Raja plays a filmi stroke

    From opening the innings for his national side to sitting in the commentary box giving effusive opinions on the goings-on of the game of cricket, Ramiz Raja, aka Rambo, has come a long way...

    And now he has decided to make a film on, yes … you’ve guessed it … cricket
  • NARRATIVE ARC: THE SONGS WE SING

    They wanted to build a hospital in their native locale because their children had graduated from various medical schools in Pakistan and the United States...

    This friend, a leading gynaecologist and obstetrician, has served needy patients across Pakistan for decades...

  • I want to release songs and not have expectations: Zoe Viccaji

    That was at the start of my musical career when I was only writing English songs and music that was very introspective and personal...

    ”The singer who is comfortable under her skin with English songs had thought that her music would not appeal to many of her listeners: “I was very self-conscious of that kind of music because I never thought it would appeal to a mass audience, especially the songs being English; and perhaps I also...

  • The 6 best local pop songs … ever: A detailed review

    From I am Sweetie to Eye to Eye, NFP rounds up the most memorable pop songs of our times and what led to their fame...

    But more than his vocal style and songs (which were a conventional fusion of light pop and Pakistani filmi music), it were RAT’s innovative dance moves in his videos which caught the attention of young Pakistani pop music fans...

  • SOUNDCHECK: SONGS OF SURVIVAL

    After any breakup, you’re going to need some songs to keep you company and drown out the voices in your head...

    Don’t Speak by No DoubtYou think your breakup was bad? Gwen Stefani and bandmate Tony Kanal split in 1994 — and then they went on tour singing songs about their breakup...

  • It’s all about songs

    We listen to our favourite songs and hum along … sometimes we get the words and sometimes we are left wondering what the singer said...

    Then there are times when we wonder how the singer could have such a range of emotions in a song or we wonder about the stories behind the songs, about who, why, when and so on...

  • Children enthral Lok Virsa with folk songs

    ISLAMABAD: On the third day of Lok Virsa’s annual folk festival, child singers put on performances of their local, traditional songs at Garden Avenue in Shakarparian...

    “We should continue with similar efforts to raise awareness about our culture and music in the younger generation, who are the future of Pakistan”, he said...

  • Children perform traditional songs at Lok Virsa festival

    ISLAMABAD: On the third day of Lok Virsa’s annual folk festival, child singers put on performances of their local, traditional songs at Garden Avenue in Shakarparian...

    “We should continue with similar efforts to raise awareness about our culture and music in the younger generation, who are the future of Pakistan”, he said...

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