There are two kinds of actors in this world – those who get it all on a silver platter and those who work hard to make it to the top. Humayun Saeed belongs to the latter category as he came into the showbiz with no connections, yet went onto become the most powerful man in […]

‘Desperate times, desperate measures’, even Tom Cruise had no idea when he uttered these lines in the Mission Impossible flick that he was talking about Pakistani film producers and the state of Pakistan cinema. Recently, the Pakistan Film Producers Association stated in a Press Release that the Government missed an opportunity to strengthen the film relations […]

They may have banned Pakistani actors from performing in Bollywood, but Bollywood isn’t India. The sooner the Indian , as well as Pakistani filmmakers, realize that, the better. The Indians feel that since their Bombay based industry is doing well, they can dictate the whole country but that’s anything but the truth. India is a […]

When Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the General Elections two years back, they promised to change everything for the better. From asking their voters to wait for good days to promising them less corruption and more services, they seemed super confident of reviving the failing economy of the country as well as steering it in the […]

We had heard how plays aired on Pakistan Television were the reason behind deserted roads during the 70s and the 80s. From Uncle Urfi, Waris, Unkahi, Tanhayyan, Dhoop Kinaray to Sunehrey Din, people waited for these plays with bated breath as if missing an episode would affect their social standing. For those who grew up in the 90s, that […]

Who is not excited to watch the grand finale of Mere Paas Tum Ho on the big screen, in a cinema near you? The decision to screen one of the most anticipated episodes of a TV drama in recent years on cinema screens is a welcome step, but not a long-lasting one. Welcome, because it will […]

Bad Boys For Life had everything going against it – it was being released during the Oscar Season, didn’t have Michael Bay as director and was Martin Lawrence’s first major flick since Wild Hogs (2007). However, the positives outweighed the negatives big time, including the lethal combination of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, the name Bad Boys and above all, […]

Before there was Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle or Jumanji: The Next Level, there was Joe Johnston’s Jumanji that came out 25 years ago and featured the late Robin Williams in the lead. Jake Kasdan’s Jumanji: The Next Level is closer to that classic Jumanji than its predecessor, and if that’s not interesting enough to entice you, I don’t know what is. The currently-doing-well […]

The Bhuttos are one of the most charismatic political families of Pakistan; they have been in and out of governments since 1970, which will be roughly 50 years in a week’s time. From the founder of Pakistan People’s Party Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto to his daughter Benazir Bhutto, the political dynasty has seen the ups and […]

Frozen 2 is not just another Disney animated flick; it is a journey into the unknown with Elsa and Anna, daughters of the late king of Arendelle and now the Queen and Princess of the Kingdom respectively. Directed by the team of Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee who were also behind the first Frozen that came out in […]