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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...

  • Urwa Hocane elbows out Iman Ali

    The VJ-cum-actress who shot to instant fame with her noteworthy performance in the immensely successful film Namaloom Afraad, Urwa Hocane, can now be seen in a yet-to-be-titled film alongside the likes of pop star Ali Azmat and Bilal Ashraf...

    It is: she has replaced none other than Iman Ali in the movie...

  • Censor board prohibits Face Film Festival from screening another film

    ISLAMABAD: Another film that was to be screened at the Foundation for Arts, Culture and Education (Face) Film Festival 2016 was banned by the censor board for being ‘anti-state’...

    The festival was not allowed to screen Besieged in Quetta, a film by independent filmmaker Asef Ali Mohammad which shed light on the plight of the city’s Hazara population...

  • Israeli film pulled from Oslo film festival

    NEW YORK: A film by an Israeli filmmaker was pulled from an Oslo film festival on Thursday because it dealt with Israeli subject matter, but did not address the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the sufferings inflicted by Israel...

  • Why you should watch 3 Bahadur, Pakistan's first animated film

    Question is, would we like to see it again, in Pakistan’s first-ever animated venture, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Waadi Animations’ 3 Bahadur?For anybody who loves a good, well-told story, the answer would have to be yes, the crowd that gathered for the film's Karachi premiere seemed to agree...

    Pakistan’s first-ever venture into animation can’t, and doesn't, compare...

  • 'Maalik' film banned across Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government banned Ashir Azeem's film Maalik nationwide in a notification issued Wednesday...

    The Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, and National Heritage issued a notification declaring the Urdu feature film "uncertified" according to Section 9 of the Motion Pictures Ordinance, 1979...

  • TV, film bans in India, Pakistan won't affect our cultural bond

    Friday nights, the oldest and youngest members of my household sit and watch one of their favourite TV shows together...

    It is the weekend and my eight-year-old gets to stay up late with her grandmother; an age difference of sixty years bridged over an hour of CID, the Indian rendition of a crime show
  • Pakistan film festival held at NY

    NEW YORK: Sabiha Khanum, the ace actress of the 50s and 60s, received rapturous applause when she made a rare appearance at the opening ceremony of the first Pakistan Film Festival held at the United Nations on Friday night...

    United Nations Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, who was the chief guest, congratulated the Pakistan mission to the world body for organising the two-day festival at the Asia Society...

  • Indian poet Javed Akhtar, film star Shabana Azmi arrive in Pakistan to attend Faiz festival

    Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday said the current visit of noted Indian poet Javed Akhtar along with his wife, film star Shabana Azmi, to Pakistan would open new doors of peace for Pak-India relationships...

    In a meeting with the Indian celebrity couple, who are in Pakistan to attend the “4th Faiz International Festival”, Chohan said both the neighbouring countries should work together “in...

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