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Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Sunny Leone, the 'only' Bollywood actress in BBC's 100 most Influential Women List After being proclaimed as the most Googled Indian actress of the decade, Bollywood star Sunny Leone has now made it to the BBC list of 100 most influential women from around the world. 2016 marks the fourth year the BBC has put together the list. Theyve once again included a mixture of high-profile and influential women including entrepreneurs, engineers, sportswomen, business women, fashion icons and artistes. Sunny Leone landed herself in the list leaving top divas like Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.Four other Indian women, including a computer engineering student, a tractor company owner, an environmentalist and an activist were also on the list. With this, the total number of Indian women who made into the list is 5.Leone is currently working on a romantic-drama titled Tera Intezaar that is being directed by Raajeev Walia. Her costar in the film is Arbaaz Khan.Copyright Business Recorder, 2016

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Death anniversary of Waheed Murad observed LAHORE: The 33rd death anniversary of film star Waheed Murad was observed here on Wednesday.A ceremony was held by Pakistan Waheedi Club and Waheed Murad Lovers Forum at Odeon Cinema and Alhamra Arts Council.The paticipants arranged Fateha khawani for the departed soul and paid tribute to Waheed Murad.Waheed Murad performed in 200 Urdu films during his life and majority of his movies hit the box-office.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016

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Jamiluddin Aali's first death anniversary observed KARACHI: The first death anniversary of prominent poet, writer and scholar, Jamiluddin Aali, was observed on Wednesday.The deceased was also the first Deputy Chair of the Federal University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST). Vice Chancellor of FUUAST, Prof. Dr. Sulaiman D. Muhammad, and Registrar, Muhammad Sarim, laid wreath at the grave of Jamiluddin Aali and offered Fateha.They were accompanied by Aali's son and president of Anjuman Tarraqi-e-Urdu, Zulqarnain Jamil, Dr. Fatima Hassan.The VC also ...

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Bill Gates developing stink free toilets The worlds richest man Bill Gates is funding development of an odour-blocking perfume for toilets as part of an ambitious project to develop stink-free toilets and improve poor sanitation across India and Africa.According to latest media reports, The billionaire philanthropist's 'The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation' partnered with a Swiss-based perfume company Firmenich to create a poop smell blocker with the hope to make smelly toilets a thing of past and make a difference in ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Shah Rukh Khan reveals his biggest dream ever MUMBAI: Indian screen icon Shah Rukh Khan has starred in dozens of Bollywood blockbusters and is adored by millions, but there's a movie he still dreams of making -- one that's a truly global hit. "I would like to be a part of that one Indian film, as an actor, as a producer, as a gaffer, as a sound recordist, as a production manager, whatever, which becomes famous all over the world," Khan told AFP ...

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Promo out; Hamza Ali Abbasi all set to talk politics on Bol TV  Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi who is known for his outspoken nature, is all set to host a TV show on Bol TV. It seems like the popular Pakistani celebrity will talk politics rather than entertainment in his upcoming show. In the latest video posted on his Facebook, he says, "It is time to get rid of the notion that being political or talking about politics is taboo if you are not a politician Being ...

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'Lahore Se Aagey' fails to create the same impression as 'Karachi Se Lahore' The release of Lahore Se Aagey came as a breath of fresh air for cinemagoers as the Pakistani audience was waiting for something exciting after the ban on Bollywood films. However, the latest Pakistani release didnt live up to the expectations. "Lahore Se Aagey has already done fairly well and that is all it could do. Its performance was lower than expected but now its done. And Dobara Phir Se is releasing this week so ...