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Noor Jehan's daughter Zille Huma passes away ISLAMABAD: Zille Huma, daughter of late legendary singer Madam Noor Jehan, has passed away in Lahore on Friday morning.According to PTV, she was admitted in a private hospital in Lahore in critical condition owing to kidneys and diabetes- related ailments for some time, where she could not survive.The death cause is said to be failure of kidneys.She was born on February 21, 1944 in Lahore. She was the youngest of the three children of famed singer Noor Jehan and filmmaker, Syed Shaukat Hussain Rizvi.Singing and music became Zille Huma's passion in the childhood which led her to get proper music training.After failure of her marraige, Zille Huma later decided to pursue a musical career. She commenced formal education in music under Ghulam Mohammed, her mother's Ustad.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014


Hotel fires employee over Jay-Z attack video NEW YORK: A New York hotel said Thursday it has fired an employee over a leaked elevator video showing rapper Jay-Z being attacked by sister-in-law Solange Knowles as wife Beyonce looked on.In a statement that did not name names, The Standard said it had identified the person responsible for breaching its security policies "and recording the confidential video.""The Standard has already terminated the individual and will now be pursuing all available civil and criminal remedies," ...

Behind the scenes at the Cannes Film Festival SOUND OF SHARPENING PENCILS: Opening film "Grace of Monaco" starring Nicole Kidman so appalled critics it appears to have given new meaning to the phrase "critical mauling", with writers straining to find ever more vivid metaphors to convey their disdain."A fleet of ambulances may have to be stationed outside the Palais to take the tuxed audiences to hospital afterwards to have their toes uncurled under general anaesthetic," wrote Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian."(It) is like ...

Warhol self portrait goes for $30mn NEW YORK: An Andy Warhol self-portrait done a year before the pop artist's death was auctioned by Sotheby's on Wednesday for more than 30 million dollars."Six Self Portraits," which was done in 1986 and features six images of Warhol, had been valued at between 25 and 35 million dollars, and in the end went for 30.1 million.The sale was part of an auction of post-war and contemporary art.On Tuesday the Warhol work "Race Riot" was ...

Behind the scenes at the Cannes Film Festival CANNES: Behind the scenes at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday:SOUND OF SHARPENING PENCILS: Opening film "Grace of Monaco" starring Nicole Kidman so appalled critics it appears to have given new meaning to the phrase "critical mauling", with writers straining to find ever more vivid metaphors to convey their disdain."A fleet of ambulances may have to be stationed outside the Palais to take the tuxed audiences to hospital afterwards to have their toes uncurled under ...

Women directors struggle as men CANNES: Cannes jury head Jane Campion -- the only woman ever to win the festival's top prize -- has blamed the lack of female movie makers on "inherent sexism" in an industry increasingly under fire for the paucity of women in its top ranks."I think you would have to say that there's some inherent sexism in the industry," the New Zealand screenwriter and director told reporters on the first day of the Cannes Film Festival. ...

'Thin Ice' director sees China's art-house scene breaking through UDINE: Director Diao Yinan is enjoying unprecedented domestic success with his gritty thriller "Black Coal, Thin Ice", but says he could achieve more if it were not for the restrictions censors impose on him and his fellow Chinese art-house filmmakers.Diao's film went on release in March and has become the first art-house production to break the RMB100 million ($16 million) mark at the Chinese box office, which is dominated by commercial blockbusters. Although the film ...


 



 
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