Lollywood makes it to Saarc Film Festival

Lollywood makes it to Saarc Film Festival

Lollywood has been floundering for a long time, but there is finally good news for the beleaguered industry! Two Pakistani films have been accepted for screening at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Film Festival starting from May 11 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The festival, to be held … Read more

Second Fashion Pakistan Week 2010 Day 1

Models sashay down catwalks, flaunting the latest creations by designers during the first day of Fashion Pakistan week with an opulent opening ceremony in Karachi on April 5, 2010.
The event is scheduled to feature 52 designers – 49 of them from Pakistan and one each from Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates – in a follow-up to a first event held in Karachi last November.
Some of the Pakistani fashion designers whose designs were presented on the first day were:

Victory for the girl-next-door

The grass is always greener on the other side thus goes an age-old adage. It seems to be true even in the Hindi film industry. Most actors who are stuck with a particular image feel the other person is better off. While item girls die to do a girl-next-door role … Read more

Spunky Pakistani Fashion Models Catwalking Home and Abroad

Spunk and bold moves. That’s the new mantra of the Pakistani ramp. Models from Lahore and Karachi are wooing the world of international fashion. Meet Neha Ahmed. At 23, she’s already catwalked in Paris and Dubai. Next month, she’ll do a show in London for designer Hasan Sheriyar. “We’re getting … Read more

“It’s not an R.D. Burman Song”

Hoooo… Channo ki aankh mein ik nasha hai. I thought I heard someone sing…dang, you hear it too, don’t you? Resonating throughout Pakistan, USA, UK, and all around the world for that matter, the sudden Channo-mania has caused quite a hullabaloo, uproar, and frenzy. The man behind the mania, whose … Read more

Pakistani stars to perform for tsunami relief

Pakistan’s film industry has offered to take part in an entertainment extravaganza conducted by Bollywood to raise money for the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund to help tsunami victims. The offer was made to Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt, who recently completed the film Nazar, an Indo-Pak venture with Pakistani star Meera … Read more

La Dolce Vaneeza

Some women are determined to write their own fate. Like Helen of Troy or Marilyn Monre or Cleopatra or our very own Rani. Controversy dogs beauty and no one knows better than Vaneeza Ahmed. Her erratic lifestyle, her clandestine affairs, her phenomenal asking price, her politically correct mantra, her highly … Read more

Struggling Bangladesh hope for an unlikely upset

With performances falling far short of their ambition, Bangladesh find themselves in a cricketing no man’s land as they approach their second consecutive World Cup. Their dismal record of losing all but one of their 17 tests, many of them innings defeats inside three days, and three wins from 61 … Read more