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Four arrested in connection with actress Kismat Baig’s murder

LAHORE (Sarzamen News) – Investigation officers on Saturday have arrested as many as four people in connection with stage actress Kismat Baig’s murder. A special team has recorded statement of Baig’s mother and launched investigation from her secretary Ali Butt, former husband Rana Muzammil, co-star Mahnoor and one friend. Kismat Baig’s mother said that Ali

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Bridal Couture Week 2016 kicks off in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The most-awaited three-day Bridal Couture Week 2016 has kicked off in Lahore at a local hotel. On the first day of the show, celebrities wearing dazzling dresses that reflected latest sparkling themes walked on the ramp. Models adorning bridal dresses festooned the ramp with their grooms and got appreciation from the

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Pak Mission launches details of Film Festival

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) – A website announcing details of the Film Festival being organized by the Pakistan Mission was formally launched Friday. The website: www.pffny.com also features trailers of the movies to be screened at the Asia Society during the two-day festival. The festival will kick off with a red carpet reception on Dec 2

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EMI Pakistan premieres Gul-e-Daudi

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – EMI Pakistan Ltd, Pakistan’s premier record label since 1948, held an exclusive premier of Gul-e-Daudi (The Chrysanthemum): In tribute to Noor Jehan – a short film by acclaimed director Umar Riaz at Cinepax Cinema. The 15 minute short film is a fictional story based on the music of Madam Noor Jehan

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Pakistani women receive Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention”

PARIS (Monitoring Desk) – Two young Pakistani women Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail cofounder of the non-government organization (NGO) “Aware Girls” were conferred with the prestigious Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” in Paris. Gulalai and Saba have been awarded in recognition of their contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence through the

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Salman Ahmad cancels participation in Goa concert due to current voilence fron India

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Junoon singer Salman Ahmad has cancelled his participation in a cultural concert in Indian city Goa. He announced the decision on Twitter. According to his tweet, Salman has opted out of the concert to protest the ongoing violence from India alongside Line of Control (LoC). I m canceling my forthcoming participation in

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Michelle Yeoh coy about ‘Star Trek’ as Singapore festival opens

SINGAPORE (Web Desk) – Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh, one of Asia’s biggest film stars, played coy about her reported casting in the upcoming television show “Star Trek: Discovery” during a red carpet appearance at Singapore’s film festival on Wednesday. CBS will launch the “Star Trek: Discovery” television series in May. “Well, I think CBS will

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64th birth anniversary of legendary poetess Parveen Shakir

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The 64th birth anniversary of legendary poetess Parveen Shakiris was observed on Thursday. Parveen was born on November 24, 1952 in Karachi. She was a legendary female poet who started her professional career in her childhood. She published her first volume of poetry Khushbu in 1976 initially under the pen name

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Censor Board clears Saba Qamar starrer ‘8969’

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) and Punjab Censor Board has cleared Saba Qamar and Azeem Sajjad’s film ‘8969’. A certificate has been issued declaring the film suitable for exhibition. ‘8969’ is produced by AJ Khan while the writer and director is Azeem Sajjad. The film cast includes Hassan Tawana, Sadaf

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Waheed Murad still alive in hearts

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The death anniversary of popular Pakistani film actor Waheed Murad was observed on Wednesday across the country and abroad as his fans and fun lovers remembered their hero whose work continues to be a favorite for them. Waheed Murad, was a Pakistani film actor, producer and script writer, famous for his

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