The future is always unpredictable in the world of professional wrestling. The popular phrase “never say never” is quite apt when it comes to it, because anything can happen anytime. Historically, we have seen Bret Hart, Ultimate Warrior and Goldberg … Continue reading Is Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid Khan launching a new wrestling company?
As Indus Blues documents the struggles of Pakistani folk artists in keeping their art alive, a saroz player from Balochistan says, “When peace and love die, then who cares about music?” This idea sums up what director Jawad Sharif wants … Continue reading ‘Indus Blues’: darkness descends on Pakistani music instruments
Fifty-two years since its release, Ko Ko Korina is still all the rage and the recent surge in its popularity was all due to Ahad Raza Mir and Momina Mustehsan. Their Coke Studio rendition may very well go down in … Continue reading Ko Ko Korina: Singer Jigar Jalal trolls Coke Studio with ‘Goth Studio’
“Two years ago, people laughed at me when I said I wanted to be an actor,” said Azaan Sami Khan, who has undergone an incredible physical transformation in the recent past. He shared how a friend sent him a message … Continue reading The story of Azaan Sami Khan’s incredible physical transformation
Art, cinema and culture create many a star that live on forever in the minds of people. A mother telling her children how, at the age of eight, she would accompany her five siblings to watch a film at the … Continue reading Last ever interview of Pakistan’s famous 1950s child actor Ratan Kumar
There’s nothing better than being proven wrong and getting to watch a good film when the trailer suggested otherwise. When Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2’s trailer dropped, I thought it looked too confusing, as if the filmmakers were trying to … Continue reading Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2: A sequel far better than the original
There’s no doubt when it comes to holding a mirror up to society, no one can do it better than Shoaib Mansoor. But essentially, that is because there is no one else who will actually do it. About 10 years … Continue reading Verna review: Even Mahira Khan’s star power can’t save this chaotic mess
“Once upon a time”, the British ruled in the Indian sub-continent. I find this phrase ‘once upon a time’ rather quite interesting in our context. It creates a distance between the events of the story and the reader: distance in … Continue reading British Raj, Karachi and a forgotten story of rebellion