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Will Wajahat Rauf and Yasir Nawaz’s release date gamble pay off?

The upcoming Eid ul Fitr has lately witnessed a lot of confusion, in terms of which movies will be releasing on the occasion. Three movies were supposed to release on the day – Wrong No.2,...

Here’s why it’s about time we stopped comparing Lollywood to Bollywood

Considering how the Bollywood ban in Pakistan has negatively affected the box-office numbers, it is safe to say that the Pakistani cinema industry relies heavily on international content to stay afloat. Moreover, when the...

Here’s why you should be looking forward to ‘Chhalawa’, this Eid

The first half of the month of Ramzan is over. This means that the countdown for Eid has now officially begun. And for us Lollywood lovers, Eid means the release of two new Pakistani...

What is with our TV channels having contrasting before and after ‘Iftar’ shows?

The major TV networks having their own special Ramzan transmissions has become the norm now. During this entire month of Ramzan, the channels offer hours long transmissions with different celebrities hosting them. The usual...

Ghana Ali speaks the truth about her cosmetic surgery and weight loss but is...

Celebrities having their opinions and the people having opinions about those opinions is just the way social media functions. In the past few days, there have been a couple of incidents where the folks...

Here is how ‘Khaas’ brilliantly portrays the lesser discussed psychological abuse in marriages

A reflection of Pakistani society’s obsessions can be clearly seen in our dramas. So many of our dramas, from classic hits like Humsafar to recent successes like Do Bol, are centered around the topic...

BOL TV has been restrained from further airing ‘Bulbulay’: ARY wins the case against...

A few days ago, we had reported about the new season of Bulbulay being aired on Bol Entertainment. This was certainly a matter of concern for the long-time fans of the beloved sitcom which...

Here’s the complete story behind the curious case of ‘Bulbulay’ airing on BOL, instead...

The long-running sitcom Bulbulay has been Pakistani viewers’ favorite for years now. ARY Digital, the home for the show, has consistently aired show’s re-runs in the absence of its new episodes because the audience...

Here’s why the promotional strategy of ‘Parey Hut Love’ is the real winner!

Movie making is a serious business. Emphasis on business because cinema is no longer a medium that is solely dedicated to the art of film making. Like every business, its existence is hinged on...

#MeToo is being hijacked to make it an Ali Zafar-Jami issue: Jami responds to...

The Ali Zafar-Meesha Shafi controversy has given birth to another escalating controversy. We are talking about growing tensions in the Ali Zafar-Jami side of the issue. Twice now, Ali Zafar has gone on record...