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Arts & Leisure - Movies

Singer Abhijeet attacks Karan Johar, Mahesh Bhatt for promoting Pakistani talent After the Uri attacks, many ridiculous tweets and articles have surfaced that are asking Pakistanis to be thrown out of India. The well known playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya is the latest to join the league of ridiculousness comes after an Indian journalist had asked Fawad Khan and other Pakistani actors to leave the country.According to Times of India, Abhijeet has lashed out at filmmakers Karan Johar and Mahesh Bhatt for promoting Pakistani talent and working actors and music artists from the neighbouring countries.Abhijeet said that Indian singers should be given more importance than those from a different country.On his official account Twitter, the singer's language, like always, was crass to say the least.Tweets here These tweets were clearly targeted towards Karan Johar signing Fawad Khan for ‘Kapoor and Sons’ and his latest, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, while Mahesh Bhatt has been associated with Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Sony Pictures and China's Wanda enter film partnership BEIJING: Chinese conglomerate Wanda announced plans Friday to invest in movies produced by Sony Pictures under an agreement that moves the company closer to its goal of becoming a major Hollywood player.Owned by one of the country's richest men, billionaire Wang Jianlin, Wanda is seeking to shift its focus from property to services and entertainment as profits wane in China's real estate sector.The movie deal, Wanda's first with one of Hollywood's so-called "Big Six" studios, ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Brad Pitt probed for alleged child abuse amid Angelina Jolie split LOS ANGELES: Brad Pitt is under investigation by US authorities after being accused of physically and verbally abusing his children during an angry outburst, TMZ reported Thursday.According to the entertainment news site the Los Angeles Police Department began probing Pitt based on an anonymous tip received by the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, as is systematic following any report of child abuse.The news comes days after 41-year-old Angelina Jolie filed for divorce ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Giant Slow Food festival kicks off in Italy TURIN, Italy: One of the world's biggest gourmet food and wine fairs opens Thursday in Turin, with this year's edition taking its tasting sessions, workshops and street food parties to the streets for the first time.Hundreds of thousands of visitors to the north Italian city will be able to explore offerings from across the world at food trucks, on themed tours or at the Via del Gelato, while others work up an appetite at cinema ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Youtube opens doors to monetization in Pakistan The largest video sharing platform on the internet, Youtube has opened its doors of making money for Pakistanis. The Google owned video bank has recently introduced an update, allowing YouTube users to monetize their original content.The move by Youtube, indicates the platform vision to expand its roots into the Pakistani market, as the monetization feature is not available in all regions. All you need to have are original videos that can be monetized and an ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Muhammad Amir’s Barat and Valima pictures will leave you in awe Pakistani star bowler Muhammad Amir‘s valima ceremony took place last night and we finally have few glimpse of the event. Wearing dark blue suit, Amir was looking stunning while his newly-wed bride was adorning sea green long gown. The event was organized in Lahore on Wednesday night.Valima picsAmir is very excited to tie the knot with his better half, Narjis who is an advocate by profession. The shoot before the wedding showed us how excited ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Defending the underdogs: Karachi vets criticise mass culling KARACHI: The battered residents of the Edhi Animal Home, just outside Karachi along Pakistan's gleaming new Super Highway, are a pitiful sight.Paralysed cats that have been crushed beneath speeding vehicles, sit alongside exhausted donkeys too weak to carry another burden, and dozens of wounded or abandoned dogs.Most face a return to the streets once they recover. Yet these canines are the lucky ones – escapees from the most recent wave of mass poisonings by authorities ...