Pelezinho – ‘Respect Your Culture Because You Represent Pakistan’ (Exclusive Interview)

Pelezinho

PelezinhoPelezinho is the other B-Boy who is visiting Pakistan for the Red Bull BC One All Stars Pakistan Workshop. Pelezinho hails from Brazil and has got a very colorful personality. He specializes in some powerful flips and moves together with having grip on many acrobatic feats.

Here is what Pelezinho has to say about his visit to Pakistan and the overall experience of meeting the local B-Boys.

What were your feelings when you got to know that you are going to visit Pakistan? Were you excited?

Yes, it’s good for me. This is for the first time that I am here in Pakistan. Everybody in Brazil was really amazed and in awe when they got to know that I am going to visit Pakistan. I have the company of my friend Lilou, so really looking forward to spend some exciting time over here for next few days.

Lilou – ‘Here In Pakistan The Hip Hop Culture Is Something Completely New’ (Exclusive Interview)

LilouRed Bull BC One All Stars Pakistan Workshop officially kicked-off on the 26th of June, 2013 in Islamabad. For the first time two of the world’s best B-Boys ‘Lilou and Pelezinho’ conducted a workshop in Islamabad to explore and experience the B-Boy scene in the capital city of Pakistan. Both Lilou and Pelezinho took this opportunity to teach and share their knowledge about B-Boying with the local B-Boys present at the event.

Couple of days back, both of them were present in Lahore for their next stop-over. So I had a chance to interview them. This is the first of two interviews that I took.

Lilou is a very humble person who can mix up with his fans very easily. He is a practicing Muslim and also a black belt in Kung Fu. His inspirations have been the lives of Michael Jackson, Zidane and Muhammad Ali.

Red Bull BC One All Stars Workshop Pakistan Takes The Capital By Storm

June 27, 2013

Red Bull BC One All Stars Workshop - Islamabad (2)Red Bull BC One All Stars Pakistan Workshop officially kicked-off on the 26th of June, 2013 in Islamabad. For the first time two of the world’s best B-Boys ‘Lilou and Pelezinho’ conducted a workshop in Islamabad to explore and experience the B-Boy scene in the capital city of Pakistan. Both Lilou and Pelezinho took this opportunity to teach and share their knowledge about B-Boying with the local B-Boys present at the event. The workshop took place at Kuch Khaas where young B-Boys from all across Islamabad turned up to meet their favourite B-Boy Legends ‘Lilou and Pelezinho’ in action and most importantly in-person, in their own country Pakistan.

Main Hoon Shahid Afridi (Movie Stills)

Main Hoon Shahid Afridi - Ayesha Omar

Main Hoon Shahid Afridi is a story of a boy (Noman Habib) who dreams to become Shahid Afridi finds himself down on luck when the only club he ever knew goes bankrupt. With no place else to go he discovers one last chance to save his club, his town and his dream. A cricket tournament coming to Sialkot which may be the club’s last hope. But are they ready yet? A team of misfits with no facility and no coach, can they even qualify for the cup and face the highly skilled undefeated rivals who were born with a golden spoon in their mouths and every facility in their hands? With that question in mind they decide to take help from an ex cricketer Akbar Deen (Humayun Saeed), but Akbar has a dark past of his own. When fates collide and mysteries unfold, “Main Hoon Shahid Afridi” embarks

Ali Zafar Creates His Own Perfume On His Birthday!

May 27, 2013

Ali Zafar at Cannes film festival 2013 (3)The multi-talented Ali Zafar marked his birthday by an exciting experience; he created his own signature perfume in France on 18th May 2013.

Ali Zafar, who made a successful debut with Tere Bin Laden, has since been seen in films like Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and London Paris New York, was one of the few Bollywood stars to attend the Cannes film festival this year. It is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world. It is the most prestigious film festival and Ali happened to be in France for his birthday.

While celebrating his birthday in the South of France, not only did he explore Monte Carlo but he also created his own perfume at a perfume factory in Grasse.

Red Bull Music Academy’s First Term Wraps Up in New York City

Amman Mushtaq - Red Bull Music Academy - First Term (1)The Red Bull Music Academy has just completed the first term of its 2013 tenure in New York, adding its own signature to the city’s rich music scene with an array of concerts, club nights, exhibitions, workshops, and lectures with legendary music makers. Highlights included watershed events like the cross-genre sound battle Culture Clash – “one of New York’s best nights ever” (MTV Iggy), an audiovisual installation by Brian Eno, and a festival-within-a-festival of drone and noise music at Queens’ spectacular Knockdown Center.

The Launch of Cornetto Music Icons (Event Pictures)

April 29, 2013

Bilal, Shahi, Ahmed Butt, Meesha, Alamgir, Ali Azmat & Faisal KapadiaKARACHI: In collaboration with some of the most renowned artists of the Pakistan music industry, Cornetto, the most popular frozen dessert brand amongst the Pakistani youth, is bringing a fresh music platform, the Cornetto Music Icons. Cornetto Music Icons began airing on 28th April 2013, with one episode every week. The show aims to pick the best of the wellspring of the new vocal talent from the Pakistani youth and mould them into future icons through a 10 episode TV show on the ARY Network and PTV starting end April 2013.