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Afghan singer burns dress that sparked criticism

DUBAI (Web Desk) - Afghan singer and television personality Aryana Sayeed publicly set her skin-coloured dress ablaze after being criticized by members of the public in her native Afghanistan for wearing it in a recent Paris concert. The singer, who is also a judge on the Afghan version of The Voice talent show, posted video on her facebook account, showing her burning the dress that sparked controversy with some saying it was against Afghan culture.
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Kattappa-Baahubali mystery causes three kids to go ‘missing’

(Web Desk) – Three kids reportedly sent Jaipur police into frenzy only to find out ‘why Kattappa killed Baahubali’. This is right! The development left us as amused and confused as you are at this moment. ZoomTV reported on Saturday that two brothers and one of their friends, all aged between 8 to 13 went ‘missing’ prompting the families to inform the police. Jaipur police formed multiple search teams and launched extensive search operation only to discover that the boys had gone to watch Baahubali 2 to learn why Kattappa killed Baahubali. The film, directed by SS Rajamouli, shattered box…
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Shweta Tiwari falls prey to death rumours

(Web Desk) - A lot of rumours on social media claimed Indian TV actress Shweta Tiwari to be dead. She too became victim of death hoaxes which have irritated several celebrities in past. False claims saying Kasautii Zindagi Kay actor died made husband Abhinav Kohli break his silence who rejected such reports. He told media his wife is alive and going well in her life. 36-year-old Shweta Tiwari is not alone to be claimed dead on social networking sites. Amitabh Bahcchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Farida Jalal, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Dilip Kumar and Ayushmann Khurrana have earlier had…
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Guns N’ Roses keep reunion going for another round

NEW YORK (AFP) - More than a year after a long-mulled reunion finally materialized, rock greats Guns N Roses on Thursday extended their tour in North America again. The group -- which starts a European leg in Ireland on Saturday after hitting the Americas and Asia -- announced an additional 15 shows to already scheduled dates in the United States and Canada this year. The new concerts include two nights at Madison Square Garden in New York and will close with shows on November 24 and 25 in Los Angeles, the band s home base. Guns N Roses, led by…
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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performs at Oxford University’s Sheldonian Theatre

Pakistani singer and Qawwali maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan stole hearts of the people during his performance in fund raising ceremony at Oxford University’s Sheldonian Theatre. Talking to Dunya News, he said that whatever he learned from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, he will return here. He further thanked everyone for appreciating and liking his songs. The artist also held one minute silence to express solidarity with the victims of Manchester blast. It is pertinent to mention here that the university named one of its rehearsal rooms after Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, making him first South Asian artist to get this…
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Veteran Pakistani musician Wajahat Attre dies

Veteran Pakistani musician Wajahat Attre died of cardiac arrest at a hospital today (Friday). Sources close to family said that the artist was suffering from paralysis and heart disease from past few months. Wajahat Attre started his musical career from film ‘Paristan’ while his compositions in super hit movies like Mukhra, Naukar Wohti Da and Ishq Khuda were also liked by the viewers. Wajahat Attre has given music to more than 200 Pakistani films whereas he has also composed songs of Madam Noor Jahan.
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List of highest-grossing Indian films with some Pakistani actors

Despite hostile relations and restrictions on artists along the border, Pakistani actors have paved their way in Bollywood with their stupendous performances. After the successful Bollywood movies of Fawad Khan, Ali Zafar, Humaima Malik and Mawra Hocane, Saba Qamar’s debut ‘Hindi Medium’ stands on 14th position with the business of more than 19 crore in the list of films released so far this year. Sources said that the movie is on display in 1126 cinemas across India. On the other hand, Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s ‘Half Girlfriend’ has made place in top ten with the earning of Rs crore.…
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‘Tubelight’ theatrical trailer released

(Web Desk) – Wait no more because trailer of Salman Khan starrer ‘Tubelight’ is here: Salman Khan Films released the trailer tonight on several social media platforms. Earlier on May 4, the makers had released first teaser of the upcoming film that generated a reasonably good word of mouth. Salman Khan’s films occupy Eid holidays, those of Aamir occupy Christmas and Shahrukh Khan comes on Diwali, a casual practice that media has observed over the years. ‘Tubelight’ is set to release this upcoming Eid after the month of Ramadan. The film, directed by Kabir Khan, a war documentary professional, explores…
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Hollywood actor assaults Nadia Khan’s daughter in Dubai

(Web Desk) – Ex-television host of a popular morning show, Nadia Khan has lodged a case in Dubai against Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a known United States (US) talent agency who happens to be a Hollywood actor and producer, for allegedly assaulting her daughter, Gulf News reported on Wednesday. According to the documents, Khan’s daughter was auditioning in Dubai for a “Disney thing” on May 20 in Ritz-Carlton Hotel in JBR when the CEO of the talent agency assaulted her.
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