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Aayan Mirza

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Live in Karachi. A Charted Accountant to be, hopefully. A writer today, a writer always. Email: aayanmughal@gmail.com
Pinky memsaab premiere

Pinky Memsaab premiered last night and here are the first reactions

Christmas has come early this December, for Dubai-based director, writer, and producer, Shazia Ali Khan brings us the highly awaited independent feature film, Pinky Memsaab. Portraying the life, its complexities, and its up and...
Pakistani actresses sexiest Asian women

Pakistani actresses feature prominently in the list of Sexiest Asian Women

Like every year, the UK based weekly, Eastern Eye, released their list of Sexiest Asian Women for the year 2018. While the Indian actress Deepika Padukone tops the list, numerous Pakistani actresses, too, feature...

Azaadi (Review): A dated wine in a not-so-new bottle

Movie Name: Azaadi Release Date: June 16, 2018 Director: Imran Malik Review by: Aayan Mirza Nadeem Farooq Paracha, in his book, 'End of the past', makes some interesting observations that take one to the back alleys of the history of filmmaking in...

PIFF 2018 ended debating ‘parallel cinema versus commercial,’ and more

Talk of the K-town for last couple of days, Pakistan International Film Festival (PiFF) 2018, came to an end with an award ceremony on its fourth day, yesterday. Here is your summary of events from...

PIFF 2018: Genre and Script take center stage on Day 2

The Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) 2018, finale is well into its third day now and has got Karachi under its spell these days, the relevant circles, at least. Like the previous updates on...

PIFF 2018: Cross border collaboration and ‘Cake’ become Day 1 talk

On the first day of the on-going Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) 2018, Bollywood met Lollywood and discussed the prospects of collaborations, entertainment being the prime victim of political unrest, and the Indian love...

PIFF 2018: Better film infrastructure and unity discussed on Launch Day

Karachi is host to the four-day finale of Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF)'s first edition these days, and with yesterday's introductory press event at Pearl Continental Hotel, along with the first day of the...

Parchi’s trailer is out and it needs absolutely no ‘parchi’ to shine through

Ever since its teaser was released a few months back, there has been a great anticipation attached with upcoming, Hareem Farooq, Ali Rehman Khan, and Usman Mukhtar starer, Parchi. The trailer of the film...

Verna’s teaser out! Mahira Khan wins this round of ‘Power Di Game’

The anticipation for Shoaib Mansoor's upcoming film, Verna, is simply non-parallel to any other film. Although, merely the name, Shoaib Mansoor, is enough to credit this phenomenon, but the presence of Mahira Khan as...

The case of Zarrar; a debrief with producer Adnan Ahmed Butt

"Zarrar." Pakistan is not a nation unfamiliar with this name. With our main battle tank named that, as well as the force at the foremost front in our domestic war against terrorism; the 'Zarrar Company'...