14th london asian film festival

Pakistani Movies in 14th London Asian Film Festival

Following the success of Saving Face, which earned an Oscar last month, the films Bol and the yet-to-be released Tamanna have started generating buzz as they have been shortlisted for the 14th London Asian Film Festival, set to place from the March 16 to 24. The festival, over the years, … Read more

2nd Pakistan Media Awards 2011

2nd Pakistan Media Awards 2011

The 2nd Pakistan Media Awards 2011 held at the Carlton Hotel in Karachi last week may have started way off the mark but what the event managed to accomplish in terms of credibility was to celebrate valuable contributions to the performing arts across a very large spectrum, honoring some of … Read more

Zeb and Haniya to release new EP this fall

Zeb and Haniya to release new EP this fall

The inspired all-girls band Zeb and Haniya is back in the studio to record a follow-up EP (short for extended play, a musical recording that contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify as an album) after officially announcing that they have signed on with True … Read more

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan returns from India

Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan returned home on Wednesday after paying a penalty of three million Indian rupees.
The singer was allowed to travel to Pakistan after completion of investigation into customs laws violation and payment of fine.
On his arrival at the Benazir Bhutto airport in Islamabad, the Khan maintained that the money obtained from him was confiscated over ignorance about customs laws and criminal charges were not filed against him.

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan charged under Customs Act

Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been charged under Customs Act for carrying undeclared foreign currency. His manager Maroof also faces similar charges. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) will now confiscate the currency and the matter has been sent to Commissioner Customs (Airports) for adjudication. The Commissioner will … Read more