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5 musicians turned actors: yay or nay?

At a time in Pakistan when music isn’t doing much for musicians, it’s understandable when they switch from making music to hitting the small/big screens. Although not everyone is suited for acting, being a known face makes it easier to get acting offers, which is why not all singers who …

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Irrfan Khan to star in film adaptation of Pakistani novel

Actor Irrfan Khan will feature in a film adaptation of the novel Moth Smoke by Pakistan-born author Mohsin Hamid. The film will be helmed by Oscar-winning film-maker Asif Kapadia. Irrfan, Kapadia and independent producer Dina Dattani (executive producer on Bombay Velvet) acquired the rights to the novel, reported Variety.  Kapadia will direct …

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Pakistan goes topsy turvy over Item Numbers

Thanks to Bollywood, item numbers have gained huge popularity in contemporary cinema. Even some Pakistani film-makers have jumped onto the bandwagon because of the cultural similarities between the audiences of the two countries. But film-maker Jami Mahmood’s recent statement about item numbers has triggered an interesting debate in Pakistan, about …

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