Waar is now Pakistan’s all time highest grossing movie

November 24, 2013
Waar highest grossing Pakistani movie

Waar highest grossing Pakistani movie

The locally produced ground-breaking venture by the name of WAAR smashes yet another record on its way to glory as it has officially become the highest grossing movie ever made in the history of Pakistani cinema.

The highly anticipated movie WAAR that released on Eid-ul-Azha got a roaring response from the audience on its opening. Since then it has been the talk of the town breaking one record after another. It was the sheer hard work of the whole team and perseverance that finally paid off. Special credit goes to the director of movie, Mr. Bilal Lashari who simply has outdone himself as the project head of the mega budgeted movie.

Rushk Contributing Music to the Soundtrack to Downward Dog

Downward Dog

Downward Dog

Downward Dog, one of the two upcoming movies directed by Jami, is currently under the production phase and we have got to know that the project team is working on the soundtrack of the movie these days.

A promising band, Rushk that is making a comeback after a long hiatus is said to be one of those working on the musical score of the movie. The band that consists of Ziyyad Gulzar and Uns Mufti on guitars, Ali Jafri on bass, and Sikandar Mufti on drums is fronted by a female vocalist Tara Mehmood.

Ali Azmat, Bushra Ansari and Hadiqa Kiani to judge Pakistan Idol

November 20, 2013
Ali Azmat, Bushra Ansari and Hadiqa Kiani to judge Pakistan Idol

Ali Azmat, Bushra Ansari and Hadiqa Kiani to judge Pakistan Idol

PR — Pakistan’s first ever music reality show Pakistan Idol ‘Jo Hai Dil Ki Awaaz’ will be judged by the Glamorous Bushra Ansari, the melody Queen of Pakistan Hadiqa Kiani and the Pop legend Ali Azmat. The show will be hosted by the talented Mohib Mirza.

The three legendary judges are enjoying the show so far and much excited to judge the aspiring talent of Pakistan. All the three judges are experienced and well known in the music and entertainment industry and are proud to be part of Pakistan’s first ever biggest music reality show Pakistan Idol ‘Jo Hai Dil Ki Awaaz’.

WAAR all set to release in UK cinemas

November 14, 2013

Waar

After the successful release of WAAR in the local cinemas, the next big question was about its release worldwide. Till now the team behind WAAR was keeping itself mum about the international screening.

But finally the word is out. Of many countries that will see the release of WAAR, United Kingdom turns out to be the first country to issue approval certificates for the screening of the movie.

Ali Zafar’s upcoming film ‘Aman ki Asha’ renamed as ‘Total Siyappa’

November 14, 2013
Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar’s film Aman ki Asha renamed as Total Siyappa

Ali Zafar‘s latest venture into the Indian film industry is all set to tickle the audience’s funny bones by bringing to light the ever-contentious Pakistan-India rivalry. The tremendously talented, emerging director Eeshwar Nivas of De Taali and My Name is Anthony Gonsalves fame brings together renowned and beloved actors like Ali Zafar, Anupam Kher and Kiron Kher in this film, which has been rechristened ‘Total Siyappa’ from its earlier title, ‘Aman ki Asha‘. The film tells a touching and humorous tale of Aman, a Pakistani Muslim boy based in London who falls in love with a Hindu Indian girl, Asha, played by Yami Gautam. The story kicks off with Asha taking Aman home to meet her parents, which marks the beginning of the roller coaster ride of laughter interspersed with heart-rending scenes as a chain of hysterical errors is set into motion.

Fawad Khan to star opposite Sonam Kapoor in his Bollywood debut

November 8, 2013
Fawad Khan

Fawad Khan

So finally the big news is here! Another biggie from Pakistan ultimately makes it to the Bollywood and this time it’s none other than the heart-throb of millions, Fawad Afzal Khan. It seems that there has been no looking back for Mr. Afzal since his block-buster drama serial Humsafar. Fawad’s popularity has gone sky-high in last couple of years and as expected by many, he finally lands in Bollywood and has signed a project whose shooting is said to be already underway.

Sandaraa Brings Together Lahore Vocalist Zeb Bangash and Brooklyn Musicians

November 3, 2013
The pretty faces of Sandaraa

Zebunnisa Bangash - Sandaraa

Zebunnisa Bangash, more commonly known as Zeb from the famous duo ‘Zeb and Haniya‘ is now leading a new band called ‘Sandaraa‘ that is going to be a cross continental collaboration between the Lahore based singer and some versatile musicians belonging to Brooklyn, a famous area in New York.

Zeb and Haniya who shot to fame with their appearance on Coke Studio couple of seasons back are once again on the sets for the season 6 and Coke Studio recently released their first single from this year’s season in the form of ‘Laili Jaan‘.

Amitabh Bachchan Shows Extra Affection and Appreciation To Ali Zafar

October 29, 2013

Ali Zafar meets Amitabh Bachchan (4)

Want to get an insight scope of what’s happening in B world. Then here is one for your delight, recently singer/actor Ali Zafar met the legendary Amitabh Bachchan with Kill Dil’s director Shaad Ali and Ranveer Singh. The moment of delight came when Mr. Bachchan showed his extra affection to Ali and appreciated his acting and singing skills. After hearing remarkable comments from veteran actor and B world king Ali is at cloud nine. He expressed his views about the meeting as,

‘Today my bucket wish came true after meeting Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, I have always wished to meet him and today I experienced an amazing opportunity of meeting Mr. Bachchan in person. I am thrilled to receive greetings and appreciation about my work from legendary actor as I have an immense respect for him since my childhood, these words matters a lot for me as I am and always will be a big fan of Mr. Bachchan.’

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Coke Studio Season Six releases second single: ‘Laili Jaan’

October 25, 2013
Zeb & Haniya - Laili Jaan

Zeb & Haniya - Laili Jaan - Coke Studio Season Six

Following the opening of Season 6 with the release of ‘Jogi‘, Coke Studio releases its next single “Laili Jaan” by Zeb & Haniya.

‘Laili Jaan’ is a song that first took the world of Afghan Pop by storm in the 1970’s, by a man who is considered the King of Afghan music – Ahmad Zahir. While Afghanistan is known for its wealth of heritage music, Zahir contributed towards creating a legacy of Pop and Rock music that mirrored Elvis Presley, which led him to be regarded as the ‘Elvis of Afghanistan’. The song talks about classic heartbreak; a song that represents the tragedy of love lost with a comical tinge.

Coke Studio opens Season Six with ‘Jogi’

October 21, 2013
Fariha Pervez - Jogi

Coke Studio opens Season 6 with Jogi by Fariha Pervez

Coke Studio introduced Season Six’s diverse flavours and elements with ‘Jogi‘, a song that brings the funk and groove of Western Brass elements to Qawwali. Aired on October 20th 2013, ‘Jogi’ is the first single to be released from the Coke Studio Season 6 platform. With vocals by Fariha Pervez in collaboration with Muazzam Ali Khan, ‘Jogi’ further features the contributions of a Serbian House Band, bringing to the mix the jazz and reggae feels of Western instrumentation alongside a Brass section and a String Orchestra from Serbia, complemented by the Coke Studio Dhol group providing the essential Punjabi Folk element to the track.