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[26 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Maheen Khan: The restless innovator

In a stately home tucked away in Clifton resides the doyenne of fashion, Maheen Khan. With 40 years to her credit, the style icon is famed for The House of Maheen, under which run The Embroidery House, Maheen and the recent addition of Gulabo. Dressed in a stylish black top paired with casual brown pants, […]

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[7 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
In Conversation with Reema

Reema is to Lollywood, what Madhuri Dixit is to Bollywood — a queen, a diva and one of Pakistan’s larger-than-life female stars. After getting married in the US in November, she decided to sojourn in Pakistan recently and stopped by Karachi in April. The Express Tribune caught up with the actor to talk about her […]

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[3 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
In conversation with Shagufta Ijaz

Her rise to fame was a matter of chance — an appearance in a modelling show for a friend’s event and the next thing Shagufta Ejaz knew was that she had practically launched her career on PTV. Spotted by acclaimed director Mohammad Baksh Samejo at the event, Ejaz had little idea about the limelight awaiting […]

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[30 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Madiha Iftikhar Keeping it clean

Madiha Iftikhar gives off the impression of a naive, girl next door but a conversation with her verifies that she has a wise head on her young shoulders. Perhaps this wisdom comes from growing up in a family linked to entertainment; she is the youngest daughter of the PTV’s famous couple Syed Iftikhar Ahmed and […]

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[27 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
The acting prowess of Zeba Bakhtiar

With the scorching heat of the Karachi sun over my head, I relentlessly searched for Zeba Bakhtiar’s residence in one of the confusing lanes of Defence Housing Authority (DHA). After much ado, I finally stepped inside the star’s house and waited for her to appear. While waiting, I tried to gauge a little more about […]

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[21 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week Lahore 2011-2012 Day 2

If Day One at the Pakistan L’Oreal Bridal Week (PLBW) made one sit up and take notice, Day Two did the exact opposite and made you wish you hadn’t gotten out of bed to be a part of it. Lahore-based designer Fahad Hussayn’s edgy yet regal presentation, however, saved the day and made the whole […]

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[25 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Shahvaar Ali Khan Taking country music to India

Bollywood opened its arms for Pakistani pop icon Atif Aslam after he became an established brand courtesy of his song “Aadat”, whereas Shafqat Amanat Ali and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan already had the voice and the family name that made Bollywood trust their skills. However, the artist who has recently forayed into B-town has a […]

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[17 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
In-laws gift Reema BMW and Banglow

Arguably the most popular celebrity of the Pakistani film industry, Reema is on cloud nine these days. Revealing in her wedding celebrations,Reema says that she feels lucky on becoming part of an educated and illustrious family. She has reportedly been gifted a BMW and a bungalow by her in-laws for ‘moon dikhai’. Pre-nuptial festivities began […]

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[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Musical feast Overload rocks Islamabad after two years

A show featuring a performance by Overload at Kuch Khaas Saturday night sold 450 tickets, according to Shayan Afzal Khan, CEO Kuch Khaas — a whopping number for the culture and arts centre, which usually entertains more intimate concert and performance gatherings. This is Overload’s first Islamabad concert in two years, with first-time vocals from […]

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[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
7 Tips for a Sustainable Eid-ul-Adha Festival

I’m overjoyed and giddy like a child on Christmas eve. As a Muslim, my year is punctuated with two religious festivals, or Eids. Eid-ul-Fitr ended the 30-day fasting in Ramadan two months ago, and Eid-ul-Adha – tomorrow – marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah with a sacrifice. A sacrifice of meat is […]