Pakistani Academy Selection Committee Nominates ‘Zinda Bhaag’ for Oscar Consideration

September 13, 2013
Zinda Bhaag Nominated for Oscar Consideration

Zinda Bhaag Nominated for Oscar ConsiderationThe Pakistani Academy Selection Committee has selected ‘Zinda Bhaag‘ as the first Pakistani film in over fifty years to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 86th Academy Awards. A total of four films were submitted to the committee for consideration including Chambeli, Josh and Lamha (Seedlings) in addition to Zinda Bhaag. The movie was selected by way of a secret ballot and was the overwhelming film of choice of the Committee members. As per standard practice, films selected by each individual country’s Academy selection committee are submitted to the Academy for screening, shortlisting and voting with official Oscar nominees announced at a later date.

And now Turkish movie… Muhabbat Eik Itefaq To Hit Pakistani Cinemas Soon

September 5, 2013
Muhabbat Eik Itefaq

Muhabbat Eik Itefaq

From Ishq-e-Mamnoo to Muhabbat Eik Itefaq – a journey from the small screen to the Silver! After the telecast of numerous Turkish dramas dubbed in Urdu ranging from Ishq-e-Memnoo to Fatima Gul to Junoon Tere Ishq Ka, viewers have had a fine flavor of the drama industry in Turkey. However, it is time to dub the silver screen hits of Turkey and so, ‘Ask Tesadüfleri Sever’ whose Urdu name is ‘Muhabbat Eik Itefaq’ is next as Pakistan’s ‘first-ever Turkish movie dubbed in Urdu to release not only in Pakistan but also in India and Bangladesh’.

Up next: Jarar Malik makes a video with Haroon

September 3, 2013
Jarar Malik & Haroon - Burka Avenger

Jarar Malik & Haroon - Burka AvengerEmerged on the local music board after the parody of Faraz Anwar’s version of Dil Dil Pakistan; Jarar grabbed the attention of many by his first original flick with Ufone Uth Records with his song Bewafa. His debut music video Jaag was nominated as Song of the Year in Lux Style awards and his contribution was one of the favorite performances of the producer Farhad Humayun in Pepsi Smash.

And we already know that soon, the fans of the Pakiwood music will be able to watch Jarar Malik and Adil Omar together in a Stoneage sponsored video titled Saza.

Let us break the news egg now!

Remember Udekhan? Jawad Kahlown is now a B-Town Actor

August 31, 2013
Jawad Kahlown

Jawad KahlownWe already have a history of sending Pakistani and specially Lahori talent to the B-Town, be it, Mohsin Hassan Khan, Salma Agha, Irtiza Rabab aka Meera, Zahida Malik aka Veena Malik, Monalisa aka Sara Loren, Humayun Saeed or Ali Zafar. The road to Bollywood still has a shoulder line from Lahore with Jawad Kahlown as the next across-the-border face.

Yes, the Udeekan fame, who is generally seen with his co-singer Shahzaman Alam has finally made his way to the headlines this year.