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Pakistani film ‘Project Ghazi’ to hit cinemas on July 14

LAHORE (APP): Pakistani film “Project Ghazi” based on a unique story will be released in cinema houses on July 14. Producer and writer of the film, Syed Muhammad Ali Raza told APP that film Project Ghazi is not based on traditional stories. Humayun Saeed, Saira Shehroz, Tallat Hussain, Aamir Qureshi, Nusrat Hidayat Ullah and Adnan Jaffar have performed in the film while Nadir Shah has directed it.
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Akshay Kumar to play Narendra Modi in biopic: report

(Web Desk) – The Indian actor Akshay Kumar could play the role of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his upcoming biopic as he has been approached for casting. Indian reports claim the Bollywood heartthrob could get the lead role in Narendra Modi biopic as he is believed to play the role with whole-hearted conviction and depicts his right image. The actor is currently promoting his upcoming movie “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and may bag the big role of India’s Hindu nationalist leader. “Akshay Kumar’s presence will have impact in a story on Modi and (his selection) would be far-reaching…
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Salman Khan’s latest Eid release hits screens

MUMBAI (AFP) - Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan’s latest movie opened in Indian cinemas Friday but film analysts are sceptical it will have the same box office success as his previous Eid blockbusters. It is something of a tradition in the Hindi film industry for Khan to star in the big release of the Eid holiday to mark the end of Ramadan, which this year is expected to fall on Monday. Last year’s "Sultan" broke opening weekend records and currently sits fifth in the all-time list of highest-grossing Hindi language films worldwide, two places behind his 2015 Eid release "Bajrangi…
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Yesteryear Indian actor Amrit Pal passes away

(Web Desk) – India actor Amrit Pal who is mostly known for the villain characters he essayed has passed away on Thursday. Late Pal debuted in Indian film industry with ‘Jaal’ that starred Jeetendra and Sridevi in lead roles. "He was suffering from liver cirrhosis from a longtime and was bedridden. He was hospitalised for quite a few days and was later brought home. He passed away at 5 pm yesterday at his home in Malad," Pal s daughter Geeta was quoted by The Times of India. One of his several standout performances were in Pyar Ke Do Pal starring Poonam…
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14 movies set to release in Pakistan on Eid

KARACHI – Various Pakistani movies among 14 others are set to be released on Eid-ul-Fitr this year. These films include Yasir Nawaz’s Mehrunisa V Lub U, Hassan Waqas Rana’s Yalgaar, Pashto movies Zakhmona, Das Khushi Ba Mane, Gull Jana and Sta Mohabat Me Zindagi Da. Punjabi films Dushman, Bahadur and Marasan will also hit the cinemas whereas English movies Transformers, Pirates of Caribbean would also entertain the audience. Three stage dramas Eid ka Chand, No Baby No, Eid k Sikandar and various musical shows would also be held in Karachi. However, the fans would not be able to see Umar Sharif…
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Actress Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows

(Reuters) - "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher had traces of cocaine, heroin and party drug MDMA, also known as ecstasy, in her system when she died suddenly in December, according to a full autopsy report released on Monday. The autopsy report from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner could not ascertain what effect the cocaine and other drugs may have had on her system. Coroner’s officials ruled on Friday that the death of the "Star Wars" actress was due to sleep apnea and other causes. Fisher died at age 60 on Dec. 27, four days after she went into cardiac…
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Jack Black leads star-studded cast for ‘Jumanji’ reboot

BARCELONA (Reuters) - actor Jack Black has some big comedic shoes to fill in his forthcoming project, which sees him take the lead role in "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle", a star-studded reboot of the hit 1995 comedy that starred the late Robin Williams. Black said that he only watched the original film after being cast in the follow-up. He described Williams as a "genius" who was "at the peak of his powers" in the movie. The original "Jumanji" saw Williams play a man who escapes from captivity inside a magical jungle-themed board game. The new film sees that premise…
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This 106 year-old’s love for cooking inspires thousands

(Web Desk) - It’s not often that you see someone cross the age of 90 let alone be active at such a vulnerable stage in life, but Ms. Mastanamma is not only fully active at the age of 106, she is still doing what she does best - cooking. The story of the 106-year-old granny is fairly unique to say the least. Unlike many of us that are too lazy to do anything, this 106-year-old has already done wonders. The woman from Andhra Pradesh, India is a YouTube sensation. With the help of her great grandsons who film her while…
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This 106 year-old’s love for cooking inspires thousands

(Web Desk) - It’s not often that you see someone cross the age of 90 let alone be active at such a vulnerable stage in life, but Ms. Mastanamma is not only fully active at the age of 106, she is still doing what she does best - cooking. The story of the 106-year-old granny is fairly unique to say the least. Unlike many of us that are too lazy to do anything, this 106-year-old has already done wonders. The woman from Andhra Pradesh, India is a YouTube sensation. With the help of her great grandsons who film her while…
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Promotional campaign for ‘Yalgaar’ kicks off in Rawalpindi

KARACHI - Promotional campaign for Pakistan’s heavy budget movie Yalgaar has been kicked off in Rawalpindi on Sunday. Filmmaker and director Hassan Waqas said that the rumors that were doing rounds have been dismissed as the film will be releasing on Eid-ul-Fitr this year. Talking to the Daily Dunya reporter, he said that former Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG-ISPR) Asim Bajwa and current DG-ISPR Asif Ghafoor attended the ceremony. It is to mentioned here that the movie has been dubbed into Chinese, Japanese, Norwegian, German, English and other languages along with the subtitles. The film that costed Rs crore…
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