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  • Indian court rejects bid to stop global release of Padmavati

    NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of Bollywood film Padmavati that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic...

    Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against Padmavati amid rumours that it will depict a romance between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler...

  • Indian protesters attack set of Bhansali’s Padmavati

    MUMBAI: Indian protesters burned costumes and vandalised the set of Bollywood movie Padmavati this week over tabloid rumours the film will romantically link a legendary Hindu queen with a Muslim ruler...

    The protesters were apparently unhappy at speculation that the film will feature romance between Rajput queen Padmavati, also known as Rani Padmini, and the 13th and 14th century Muslim ruler Alauddin Khilji...

  • At least three killed, nine wounded in Louisiana theatre shooting

    WASHINGTON: A gunman opened fire at a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing at least two person and injuring nine others before taking his own life, according to the local police chief...

    The shooting took place during a 7pm CDT showing of the film “Train Wreck” in a shooting that took place almost three years to the day after a movie theatre rampage in Aurora, Colorado, police and media reported...

  • In theatre: New play Baba Jalinoos is all about hypocrisy

    The play, which is an adaptation of the famous French playwright Moliere’s Tartuffe, will be staged from September 11 (this evening) at NAPA under The Repertory Theatre of the National Academy of Performing Arts...

    The play has been directed by theatre actor and NAPA alumnus Fawad Khan, while its script has been penned by veteran actor and writer Khalid Ahmed...

  • Theatre group unfolds ‘3 Kahaniyan’ from 30th

    The Independent Theatre Pakistan, founded in 2012, will stage the performances - a set of three stories, divided into three acts and written by three playwrights...

    She is a University of Regina, Canada, graduate in theatre and performance and has worked with the various international publication houses such as RIIS Media Project, Curtain Razors Theatre and CJTR-FM Radio in Canada...

  • 2,000 years of Asian Theatre at the Musee Guimet in Paris

    The exhibition covers 2,000 years of theatre and dance in the part of Asia that covers India, China, Japan and the former East Asian territories...

    Apart from an impressive assortment of paintings and illustrated woven carpets, you see here Indian theatre robes, also headgears from the Beijing opera and the Japanese Nô masks that transformed actors into animal gods...

  • London's Old Vic theatre receives 20 allegations against Kevin Spacey

    London's Old Vic theatre on Thursday said it has received 20 allegations of actions that spanned “a range of inappropriate behaviour” against Kevin Spacey, its former artistic director...

    “During his tenure, The Old Vic was in a unique position of having a Hollywood star at the helm around whom existed a cult of personality,” the theatre said in a statement...

  • Fun-filled theatre for children at Alhamra

    Be it television, theatre, music or stage, one feels the severe dearth of the representation of children on cultural fronts...

    Aladin Aur Jadoo Ka Charagh, a production by the Jamil Bismil Theatre, commonly known as JB productions, has been staged at Alhamra for the last four years in collaboration with Lahore Arts Council every Sunday from 6:30pm to 8: 30pm...

  • National Theatre Festival begins

    ISLAMABAD: The 12th National Theatre Festival started on Monday at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) though with a delay of an hour and a half as the organisers waited for State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, who eventually did not attend the event...

    Baloch from a short story by fiction writer Krishan Chandar and was performed by the Sangat Theatre Group from Quetta...

  • Theatre play recounts a tarnished dawn

    ISLAMABAD: Personal accounts from the partition of India were brought to life by theatre group Theatre Wallay who performed the play Dagh Dagh Ujala on Sunday...

    The cast of the theatre group wrote the script for the play as each cast member personally interviewed partition survivors from all over Pakistan...

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