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I want to make mark in Bollywood like Mahira, Mawra: Zhalay Sarhadi

Model and actress Zhalay Sarhadi has revealed that she was many Indian films but she rejected them due to Indo-Pak tensions and lack of strong script and role. She was talking to Daily Dunya during a press meet of her upcoming movie ‘Chalay Thay Saath’ which stars Syra Shehroz, Osama Tahir, Behroze Sabzwari, Mansha Pasha, Faris Khalid, Kent S. Leung, Shamim Halai and Sherbaaz Kaleem. She said that if she is offered any project in future she will only accept it of the role is up to her mark. Zhalay affirmed that she is a true Pakistani and is desirous…
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Saira Peter — the first opera singer in Pakistan

LAHORE (APP): Saira Peter has become the first Pakistani singer who recorded her album of Sufi poetry in Opera, the music and style invented in Italy. She told APP here on Monday that she selected the poetry of saint and Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai for her first album, which was released on Monday. She said that she planned to introduce the message of peace, love and brotherhood through the poetry of Sufis among people. She selected opera music to spread this message in Europe also. Saira said that those who listened to the the Sufi poetry in opera…
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Zhalay Sarhadi says she was offered to be Priyanka’s body double

(Web Desk) – Pakistani model and actress Zhalay Sarhadi said in an interview that she used to be compared with the Indian diva Priyanka Chopra in terms of looks. She mentioned that she had started working in the same year when the Indian actress received the title of Miss World. Zhalay told that she was once mistaken to be Priyanka while hosting a show. “I bet even the Indian actress knows about me by now”, she added. The supermodel claimed that a person from India had once asked her to play as Priyanka Chopra’s body double. She said, “I was…
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Drake breaks Ed Sheeran’s young record on Spotify

NEW YORK (AFP) - Drake s new album has set a record for the best first day on Spotify, edging out Ed Sheeran who held the title for a mere two weeks. The Toronto hip-hop star on Saturday dropped "More Life," a 22-song collection that ventures deeper into the dancehall sounds of Jamaica and features appearances by other leading rappers. A Spotify spokeswoman said that "More Life" was played 61,302,082 times on its first full day Sunday, topping the 56,727,861 streams on March 3 for English songwriter Sheeran s "Divide." Spotify, the world s largest streaming platform, has some 100…
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Kapil Sharma gets into ugly fight with Sunil Grover during flight

– Renowned Indian comedian Kapil Sharma indulged into a brawl with his companion Sunil Grover aka Dr Mashoor Gulati on a return flight from Australia where they had gone for a celebrity tour. According to media reports, the entire team of ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ landed at Delhi airport from Australia and boarded another flight for Mumbai. During the flight, Sharma who was allegedly drunk shouted at Sunil and went on to physically assault him when the latter asked him not to use foul language. As the situation worsened, the cabin crew intervened to sort out the matter. The duo…
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Hadiqa Kiani releases new album ‘Wajd’

Popular veteran singer Hadiqa Kiani for the first time has released her new album based on eight Sufi songs. The singer has also performed as a guitarist in the album titled ‘Wajd’. Both in audio and video form the songs have been sung in Punjabi, Siraiki, Sindhi, Balochi and Pashto language. The spiritual and Sufi essence of Baloch tradition has been filmed in an imagery sequence that has been produced by Irfan Kiani and directed by Abdullah Haris. Hadiqa says that her album is a musical journey which aims to promote the lost traditions and accept responsibility of eastern folk…
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I am not fond of running after money now, says Resham

) – The pretty veteran actress Resham has said that he had earned enough money by working in showbiz and is in no need of it. According to the actress, all she wants now is respect and fame. While talking about her colleagues, Resham pronounced that she laughs when ‘old’ actresses call themselves ‘heroines’.
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Rishi Kapoor imitates Raj Kapoor in Georgia

(Web Desk) – Rishi Kapoor’s picture at a place where the Hindi film industry’s pioneer, his grandfather, late Raj Kapoor clicked one 60 years ago has left us speechless. Rishi Kapoor visited Georgia’s Funicular and clicked a picture imitating that of Raj Kapoor’s. The late Raj Kapoor is held as the father of Hindi film industry and the Kapoor family is the first film family of Bollywood. He gave India her first film production company, a year after independence. R. K. Films is a film production company and a studio headquartered in Chembur, Mumbai. Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Karishma…
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‘Beauty’ proves a beast in sales, smashing box-office record

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Disney s "Beauty and the Beast" smashed box office records in its opening three-day weekend, taking in an unexpected $170 million, according to industry estimates. The film, featuring "Harry Potter" veteran Emma Watson as a charming Belle to the frightening Beast played by Dan Stevens of "Downton Abbey" fame, set a record for a March opening in North America, Exhibitor Relations reported. The previous record was set last year by "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," with $166 million. "Beauty" recorded the seventh best opening overall in the United States and Canada. Film site Fandango reported the…
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