Since last night there has been a storm brewing on the internet which has been a long time coming. It concerns Mohsin Abbas Haider a very well known actor and the lead in mega movies like Namaloom Afraad and Namaloom Afraad 2. Mohsin is also famous for hi
When Guy Ritchie was put on the helm of the new live action adaptation of the cult cartoon classic Aladdin, there was a lot of hope, as he is someone with a different cinematic vision than most who have tried and failed to revive the old Disney wines in n
I have always been a fan of super hero flicks… right from the time i had a stash of comics i would go and exchange from this old comic shop in qurtuba market near my house, one could go there and change comics for other used comics and I used to read th
Every summer people who want to take some time off from Pakistan are stuck with the same conundrum; a falling rupee against the dollar ensures that we need to be frugal when it comes to vacations and trips abroad. The beautiful world continues to beckon w
This weekend saw a horrible tragedy in the form of the death of VJ turned model turned writer and documentary film-maker, Quratulain (Annie) Ali Khan, in her apartment in Karachi. As per media reports, her demise occurred due to a fire lit amongst her boo
A Netflix original series made in Bollywood has been in the reckoning ever since Netflix India opened its doors two years ago. However, to think that they would come up with something like Sacred Games in the first try is extremely surprising. The thrille
How long would you stand in line for a Sapphire jora? The style stampede is at it again. Hundreds of women across Pakistan made a beeline towards popular women’s wear retailer Sapphire for it’s bi-annual fifty percent off sale and the crowds were nothing
In the continued crackdown on internet freedom the Chinese regime has banned any mentions of Winnie the Pooh, on the Internet, as per BBC because of comparisons to Chinese President Xi Jinping. GIFs of Winnie the Pooh have been deleted off China’s instan
I love to travel and discover new places here are a few places that are on my official travel junkie’s bucket list. The sea of stars on Vadhoo island is definitely a must see in your life. These flowing blue waved on a remote Maldives island are caused by
Tapu Javeri is a name that needs no introduction. A photographer par excellence, he is known far and wide as one of the pioneers of photography in Pakistan. Starting out from a small dark room at his home a quarter of a century ago, Tapu’s versatility and
Malaysia has always been an attractive spot for tourists from all over the world. Whether it is the unique culture, beautiful sights or excellent cuisines; Malaysia has always drawn people in. Here are some of the important things to not miss on your trip
Abdul SattarEdhi Born in 1926 – 1928 in bantva, Gujarat India to a middle class family, Edhi’s mother used to give him one paisa for food and another to give to a beggar. When he was 11, she became paralyzeddue to a stroke and died when he was only 19.
Even though the present situation in the region may detract people from visiting Turkey. It still stands as a virtual best of East meets West or in it’s case Europe meets Asia in a single secular existence with history interwoven in it to the degree that
Best Read of the Month: The Loney By Andrew Michael Hurley Think famous five meets slithering creatures. Think creepy with an urban edge to it’s blade. The Loney is a horror novel, which has already received plaudits from Stephen King and writers of his s
Located on the foothills of the northern Tian Shan mountain range (the ancient mount Imon), Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan, which is modern and culturally diverse. It was the capital of Kazakhstan until 1997, when it lost this status to Astana.