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Actor Rangeela’s death anniversary today

Actor Rangeela’s death anniversary today

  ISLAMABAD: Legend comedian,actor Rangeela rememberd on his ninth death anniversary observed today on May 24. Born in 1937 in Afghanistan, Rangeela started his professional career in 1957 with Urdu film `Daata’, and shot to fame with films `Surya’ and ...

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Hollywood blockbuster ‘Noah’ banned in Arab countries

Hollywood blockbuster ‘Noah’ banned in Arab countries

Three Arab countries have banned the Hollywood blockbuster Noah on religious grounds even before its worldwide premiere and several others are expected to follow suit. Islam frowns upon repres­enting holy figures in art, and depictions of the Prophet Moh­ammad in ...

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Sex, drugs and beards: an afternoon in a Pakistani porn cinema

Sex, drugs and beards: an afternoon in a Pakistani porn cinema

AFP PESHAWAR: Three times a day dozens of men pack the auditorium, the air heavy with hashish smoke, to watch graphic sex movies: welcome to the Shama — a pornographic cinema in Pakistan’s Taliban heartland. For more than 30 years ...

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Pashto cinema: Phoenix rising?

Pashto cinema: Phoenix rising?

While serious efforts are being made to revive Pashto cinema, the law and order situation, demolition of cinema houses and proliferation of pirated DVDs are just a few of the many hurdles in the way of the promotion of cine ...

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A blame-India movie wows Pakistanis but irks some

AP Islamabad: “Waar” seems ordinary enough as an action movie — Pakistani forces fighting terrorism, a James Bond-like character hunting an assassin, a woman ensnaring a patriot with her sexual wiles. But the Pakistani-made film playing to packed houses these ...

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