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Hassan Hassan

I am a doctor,a foodie and a traveller. The aroma of Popcorn ,the peculiar sensation of being in a darkened theatre,enjoying a Film, intrigues & gives me a reason to promote Pakistani Cinema. [email protected]

‘Zindagi Tamasha’ Chosen As Pakistan’s Official Oscar Entry Despite Eligibility Confusion

The year 2020 has been a tumultuous affair for the whole world and the Pakistani film industry is no exception to it. A year that was supposed to be a "make or break" for...

Zee5 Can No Longer Be Subscribed In Pakistan

Following a few months after its launch across 190+ countries, the Indian digital entertainment platform Zee5 had steadily made its presence known not only on its home ground but also in the SAF region...

Meera Proves To Be A ‘Real Life Heroine’ At A Press Conference

In the current era of booming social media, there are few stars who possess the same persona both on and off-screen. However, the one star that inarguably exhibits the same kind of dramatic flair...

‘Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad’ Teaser Promises A Truly Commercial Blockbuster

After a harrowing struggling phase against a vehement pandemic, the Pakistani cinema has its eyes set on one glimmer of hope - Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad. The film comes from the same producer-writer/director duo - Nabeel...

Banning Culture And The Effects Of Its Exploitation

In the 90s, a Pakistani action film called International Gorillay released in the context of The Satanic Verses controversy. The movie portrayed Salman Rushdie as its main villain and it was denied a certificate...

Have Fawad Khan’s Baffling Career Choices Affected His Stardom?

Fawad Khan can be easily dubbed as one of the most popular names that the Pakistani showbiz arena has produced in the past two decades. Very few people taste success in the entertainment industry...

Meera All Set To Make Her Stage Show Debut With ‘Selfie Queen’

"Zamana hey theatre ka! Stage pe apney jalwey dikhaney ka!" One of the biggest entertainers from Lollywood era Meera seems to have taken this dialogue from her comeback film Baaji quite seriously and in...

The Case Of Ethnic Stereotyping In Pakistani Films And Dramas

I remember conversing with one of the co-producers of Shoaib Mansoor’s rape survivor film Verna. At one point in the conversation, I complained about how the director has continuously from Khuda Kay Liye to Bol...

14 Pakistani Films That Perfectly Capture The Spirit Of Patriotism

14 August is a special day for Pakistanis all around the world. On this day we not only celebrate the spirit of our independence but also strengthen our resolve to achieve excellence as a...
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Here’s Why Sonya Hussyn’s Uneducated Statement About Autism Is All Sorts Of Problematic

Utilizing artists and celebrities to promote various causes isn't a novel phenomenon. The practice has been in vogue, equally, both on domestic and international fronts with palpably fruitful results. This of course is subjected...