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Rohail Hyatt to be replaced by Strings in Next Coke Studio Session?

by Guest Author - on Jan 16th 2014
Rohail Hyatt replaced by Strings Band

Show ended and the producer changed? What actually happened to Coke Studios this year? By Ali Gohar Some didn’t like the new season  just to look cool, others were not happy with the weird airing schedule, some kept on comparing with Nescafe basement and some still loved it; Coke Studio Season 6 faced an abrupt ending after episode...

Will the upcoming Pakistani Government be favorable of Lollywood?

by Guest Author - on May 2nd 2013
PML N manifesto have no entertainment policy

By Rizwana Shaikh Elections are approaching nearer day by day and the enthusiasm of all political parties is on a high note. A hefty amount is being spent on print, electronic, and social media campaigns. Manifestos have been announced, claiming highly on issues like law and order, internal stability, energy crisis, foreign investment,...

Lollywood contribution to social change of our society

by Guest Author - on Mar 22nd 2013

by Rizwana Aziz Shaikh

In 1950s, some years after Pakistan’s independence, Lollywood was struggling hard to establish itself. By the grace of God and with the help of migrated artists, slowly and gradually our industry started producing quality work. In 1951, Chanvay (directed by Madam Noor Jahan) and in 1952, Dupatta (directed by Sibtain Fazli) came and with these movies, Lollywood made its presence felt as an independent film industry. So Pakistan got the way to success and then there was no looking back.
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Jal is Back after much delays in album launch

by Guest Author - on Feb 28th 2013

By Haseeb Peer
During the penultimate month of 2012, I wrote a piece about how the critically commended band Jal had delayed the release of their album indefinitely and had made bogus promises to their fans time and again leading to a sense of dismay amongst them. Even though the album hasn’t still been released, yet something affirmative with respect to music has appeared from the band’s side.

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Low budget telefilms can save Lollywood, This is HOW?

by Guest Author - on Feb 19th 2013
Low Budget Telefilms Save Lollywood

By Rizwana Shaikh Lollywood actress Saima has suggested low budget telefilms as a possible solution to the crisis-hit film industry. She is of the view that Lollywood can be saved if all the concerned ones play their role accordingly and take it as their family. She is herself working in a tele film “Daivar bhabhi” along with Moammar...

Coke Studio Season 6 and Expectations from it

by Guest Author - on Jan 29th 2013 - No Comments
Coke Studio Season 6 Expectations

What to expect from Coke Studio Season 6? Pakistan music industry is the most renowned music industry of Asia. It has produced amazing talent like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Noor Jahan, Mehdi Hasan, Vital Signs, Junoon and recently, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Atif Aslam, Ali Zafar, Hadiqa Kiani and many more. In the music scene, Pakistani singers...

Delhi Rape Case and Bollywood influence on our lives

by Guest Author - on Jan 24th 2013
Munni Sheela Dhanno Channo Item Girls

By Rizwana Shaikh On 16th December, 2012, a young female student of medicine was brutally gang raped by some persons in a running bus in Indian capital Delhi. She was also subjected to immense physical torture with an iron rod, according to news reports. That disgusting incident was heard and condemned around the world. Indian artists...