Saving Face picks up Emmys at 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards

October 3, 2013

Sabiha Sumar, Dr. Mohammad Jawad and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy winner of 'Saving Face' for BEST DOCUMENTARY, HBO Documentary Films on HBO

Academy Award winning Pakistani film ‘Saving Face‘ has been awarded 2 prestigious Emmy Awards for Best Documentary and Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form at the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. This marks the second Emmy win for the film’s director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, who previously received the accolade in the Current Affairs category for the documentary ‘Children of the Taliban’.

Coke Studio Season 6 [Complete Artist List]

Coke Studio Season 6 Artists

Coke Studio Season 6 Launch

Coca-Cola Pakistan proudly announces the return of Pakistan’s most anticipated music platform, Coke Studio, at an acclaimed press conference where as sixth season of exciting talent, diverse musical influences and dynamic performances will be aired October 2013.

This years’ Coke Studio voyage will witness a fusion of Eastern, Western and regionally inspired music for which the platform has come to be renowned. However, this season goes deeper in its journey, exploring the international heritage of popular local music genres, tracing these global influences that have left an indelible impact on Pakistan’s national and cultural musical identity. To that end, Coke Studio’s cross-genre Pakistani musical talent will be joined by international musicians trained in both contemporary, and traditional instrumentation.

Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Dubai Takes Music To The Next Level

Adil Omar performed at the Music Room on the 3rd day of Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Dubai.

Adil Omar performed at the Music Room on the 3rd day of Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Dubai.

Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Dubai united Academy lecturers like American hip hop producer Just Blaze, electronic musician Derrick May, world renowned UK producer Gareth Jones, Grammy-nominated dance music guru Kenny Dope, and DJ Gerd Janson, with 32 of the region’s most prominent instrumentalists, vocalists, DJs & producers, giving them the chance to immerse themselves in all things musical.

Pakistan Idol Rocked The Mughal City Of Gardens

September 30, 2013
Pakistan Idol Lahore Auditions

Pakistan Idol Lahore AuditionsLahori contestants took Pakistan Idol “Jo hai Dil ki Awaaz” by storm with their over whelming performances in auditions. Huge crowd, amazing contestants and lot of energy, this was what Lahore brought in the amazing three day auditions of Pakistan Idol “Jo Hai Dil ki Awaz”.

Zinda Dilan e Lahore proved how passionate they are about singing and what really Pakistan Idol means to them. Starting from the mall activation in Mall of Lahore till the 3rd day of auditions huge turnover was seen in Lahore. Amazing people ,melodious voices and energetic contestants were found in this journey of team idol in Lahore.

Pakistan Idol hits Faisalabad

September 26, 2013
Pakistan Idol Faisalabad

PAKISTAN IDOL
FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC!

Pakistan Idol Faisalabad

As predicted earlier the Pakistan Idol has produced marvelous and almost hair raising response from across Pakistan and this time it was “The Manchester of Pakistan” Faisalabad. The Industrial hub of Pakistan had over 2000 contestants ready to get their voice and confidence tested by the Kingpins of the music industry.

Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp kicks-off in Dubai | Interview with Adil Omar

Adil Omar

Adil Omar at Red Bull Music Academy Bass CampThe Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Dubai will unite Academy lecturers like American hip hop producer Just Blaze, electronic musician Derrick May, world renowned UK producer Gareth Jones, Grammy-nominated dance music guru Kenny Dope, and DJ Gerd Janson, with 32 of the region’s most prominent instrumentalists, vocalists, DJs & producers, giving them the chance to immerse themselves in all things musical.

Adil Omar, Pakistan’s prominent English Rapper, will be representing the country at this year’s Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp in Dubai. Adil Omar is a rapper and singer-songwriter from Islamabad, Pakistan. Having been active in the Pakistan’s underground music scene since 2004, Omar also gained popularity by being one of the very few hip-hop artists in the region and collaborating with mainstream acts such as Cypress Hill, Xzibit, Everlast, Slash and Kool G Rap among others.

Red Bull Music Academy By Florian Obkircher

September 25, 2013
RBMA Pakistan

GET UR GEEK ON!

The Red Bull Music Academy is a playground for passionate musicians and a melting pot for new ideas. For 15 years, it’s been the place that brings together what belongs together: a thirst for knowledge and experience, creativity and, of course, people whose hearts beat for music.

I. Introduction

London, March 2010

Red Bull Music Academy Pakistan

“UNFORTUNATELY, THERE IS NO RECIPE. THERE ARE NO RULES. STICK TO WHAT YOU’RE DOING. THOSE WHO SAY THERE IS A RECIPE HAVE ALREADY LOST.”
– PEDRO ‘BUSY P’ WINTER

It’s question time at the Red Bull Music Academy and out on the floor Myele Manzanza takes the microphone. He looks relaxed, considering he’s face-to-face for the first time with one of his musical heroes, the French producer Busy P. Sitting on the interview sofa, Busy P — whose real name is Pedro Winter — has just finished talking about his record label Ed Banger, home to the stadium-friendly electro act Justice, and his ten manic years as Daft Punk’s manager. read more

Social Pagal Is Expected To Be Played To Packed Audience at Al-Hamra Arts Council

September 20, 2013
Social Pagal

Social Pagal

For all the Lahori theatre lovers, there is certainly some quality drama coming your way as the famous local play ‘Social Pagal’ is all set to make a comeback this month. Written and directed by Shah Fahad, Social Pagal is the same play that clean swept the LUMS DRAMAFEST 2011 few years back. This festival saw the play winning in the categories of Best Play, Best Team, Best Actor, and Best Script writing.

Coke Studio Season 6 Is Going To Hit The Airwaves Very Soon

September 20, 2013
Coke Studio Season 6

Coke Studio Season 6

Season 6 of Coke Studio is going to hit the airwaves very soon. From all the news that we have gathered about this upcoming season, this year it is certainly expected to add a totally new dimension to this highly rated show that has been making waves for the past 5 years.

Each year Coke Studio gets released in the summers mostly in and around June. But this time around it had to see a delay for some undisclosed reasons.

Zinda Bhaag Steals The Show Away On Its Premiere – All Set To Hit Cinemas Today!

Zinda Bhaag Steals The Show Away On Its Premiere

A story of three friends; Khaldi, Taambi and Chitta, who come from the middle-lower class of the society and are striving to flee or rather “skip” to Europe. To accomplish this they find out possible ways to fulfill their dreams and make their families proud of them. The film holds immense attraction within due to the Legendary Actor Naseeruddin Shah starring in it. The way a figure narrates a story and makes everyone understands his intentions is well-performed by Naseeruddin who speaks Punjabi throughout the movie. Amna Ilyas stars in the female lead cast and holds a relatively short but strong character as Rubina.