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Aamir Khan justifies 'AIB' controversy against him Never ending controversy on most talked-about show ‘AIB Roast’ has surfaced again. Aamir Khan who disapproved the content of ‘AIB Roast’ has been criticized for his ‘double standards’ towards freedom of speech. The actor has finally broken his silence and explained the reasons behind his so-called ‘double standards’.According to Indian media reports, Bollywood perfectionist said in an interview, “I’m aware that if you sign up for the Roast, you sign up to insult each other. But, in this case, even those who hadn't signed up were being targeted, like Farida Jalal, Reema Lagoo and a beautiful, young girl I love dearly”. ‘The beautiful young girl’ Khan referred to is Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan. “The young girl whom I've known since she was a kid, was the butt of racist and sexist jokes. She did not even know that a live audience was watching this and couldn't protect herself. That ...

‘Song of Lahore’ features at the prestigious 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Karachi: ‘Song of Lahore’, a documentary by Oscar winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken on the acclaimed Sachal Studios and their journey across the world, has been selected for the World Documentary Feature Competition at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. “Song of Lahore” is one of 12 international documentaries and the only Pakistani entry which has been selected for the prize and will be in contention for the following awards: Best Documentary Feature, Best ...

Anushka Sharma was the first and last choice for ‘NH10’ Debutant filmmaker Navdeep Singh, who has directed Anushka Sharma in the film ‘NH10’, says the actress was the first and last choice for the film. According to Indian media reports, Navdeep said, “I have not seen a dedicated actress like Anushka. She is extremely talented and was perfect for this film. She has given her 100 percent and I hope the audience appreciates her hard-work. Anushka was the first and last choice for this film”.“It ...

Pakistani movie ‘Zinda Bhaag’ released on Netflix Pakistani movie’ Zinda Bhaag’ has been released on Netflix in the United States.According to local media reports, one of the largest providers of on-demand online films in the United States Netflix has released Pakistani film ‘Zinda Bhagg’. Producer Mazhar Zaidi said, “There was tremendous demand for the film by online subscribers to the service and that at every screening in the US we were asked when it'll be available in the US”. Directors Meenu and ...

Sonam Kapoor expresses unconditional love for Fawad Khan Pakistani actor Fawad Khan who made his big Bollywood debut with ‘Khoobsurat’ alongside Sonam Kapoor has been praised by masses. But, more than the Indian audience the Pakistani actor has been admired by his co-actress, who feels unconditional love for him. According to Indian media reports, ‘Khoobsurat’ actress said, “We loved working with him. He’s all heart and he’s a thorough Punju. He even speaks with a Punjabi accent. We don’t realise how similar Pakistanis ...

Priyanka Chopra to romance Jake Mclaughlin on small screen Actress Priyanka Chopra will romance Jake McLaughlin, hero of the hit US television show ‘Believe’ in an upcoming American drama series ‘Quantico’. According to foreign media reports, she makes her American small screen debut in the pilot episode of an upcoming drama show, ‘Quantico’. The show ‘Quantico’ revolves around a bunch of young FBI recruits, each one of whom has a secret behind joining the bureau. The show will narrate their adventures and experiences as ...

Real cost of Fast Food never appears on menu card Recently a case where a girl (Kinza) died apparently due to food poisoning in District Central Karachi, her family claimed that Kinza ate burgers from a fast food joint in North Nazimabad where after eating the burgers she fell sick and was admitted to private Hospital. She died during the treatment and was later laid to rest.This incident has raised a lot of questions on leading fast food chains and the people who are consuming ...


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