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Aamir Khan joins Malala Yousafzai to eradicate poverty Bollywood star Aamir Khan has come out in support of ‘Action 2015’ campaign announced by Malala Yousafzai on December 10, last year. The campaign aims to address world-changing issues of climate, poverty and inequality.According to media reports, ‘Action 2015’ is a global initiative wherein world leaders have signed on to eradicate poverty. Two critical United Nations summits will take place this year. The first in September, where the world must agree new goals to eradicate extreme poverty, tackle inequality and ensure a more sustainable planet. The second is the climate summit in December where we must ensure the well being of people today doesn’t come at the expense of our children’s futures.Many international celebrities have also come out in support of this campaign including Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Shakira, Malala Yousafzai, Bill Gates, Hugh Jackman, José Padilha, Bono and Ted Turner among others. Aamir Khan has signed an open letter ...

Humaima Malik to make her TV debut in India Pakistani model-turned-actor Humaima Malik after making her debut in Bollywood with ‘Raja Natwarlal’ opposite Emraan Hashmi is now foraying on the smaller screen with a Pakistani daily soap ‘Ijaazat’.According to media reports, ‘Ijaazat’ is the story of Sahil, a film director and his writer wife, Seep. Sahil and Seep are madly in love with each other. Once Seep writes a character of the woman who fits her husband's dream - a girl called Diya. Sahil ...

‘American Sniper’ was a life-changing experience for Bradley Cooper Actor Bradley Cooper says war drama ‘American Sniper’ was a life-changing experience for him. The film ‘American Sniper’ is about Navy Seal sharpshooter Chris Kyle. It’s not about the Iraq conflict but an intimate character study of the harrowing impact of war on a soldier and his family. According to foreign media reports Cooper said in an interview, “It was a life-changing experience, truthfully. Personally, you set goals for yourself always but this was a ...

Hamza Ali Abbasi to make short film on Peshawar attack January 16, 2015 marks one month to the monstrous attack at Army Public School Peshawar, which took the lives of more than 150 people, most of whom were school children. Yesterday different parts of the country mourns the one month anniversary of the hideous attack.Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi who is very vocal about his opinions on social media, has revealed that he will be making a short telefilm on the Peshawar attack. He shared ...

Kangana Ranaut, Imran Khan pair up for ‘Katti Batti’ The makers have revealed the first look of Kangana Ranaut and Imran Khan starrer ‘Katti Batti’.According to Indian media reports, the film is directed by Nikhil Advani, the story of the film coincides with the director’s previous popular venture ‘Salaam Namaste’. The story of ‘Katti Batti’ revolves around Payal (Kangana Ranaut) and Maddy (Imran Khan).The movie is again about new-age relationships and the changing equations between couples. In the film Imran Khan looks adorable as ...

Huawei launches its new ‘Ascend Y550’ Smartphone in Pakistan Lahore: Huawei is a global leader in innovative telecom technologies, which has now launched its powerful new Smartphone Ascend Y550 in Pakistan. Featuring the 4G-LTE enabled connectivity, this new device promises to fulfill all the social networking, communication and info-tainment needs of the tech-savvy and ambitious consumers. Through a special launch offer, the buyers of Huawei Ascend Y550 will get a Free 6 GB Zong 4G- LTE data package for 3 months.The President of Huawei ...

Faysal Qureshi back on small screen with ‘Aashiq Hussain’ Faysal Qureshi’s appearance in a famous drama series ‘Bashar Momin’ has made him one of the most soughed out actors in Pakistan entertainment industry. He started hosting the morning show ‘Muskurati Morning’ on TV One along with Ayesha Khalid in 2010. Now he will be seen in another social drama ‘Aashiq Hussain’ on ARY Digital.As per media reports he is very much excited for his upcoming drama serial ‘Aashiq Hussain’ in which viewers will see ...


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