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January 2011

Lollywood – Adieu, Javed Fazil

By |January 2nd, 2011|

Noted Pakistani film director Javed Fazil passed away in Karachi on Dec 28. Early in his career that spanned a little more than three decades, he made a number of films, most of which were successful ventures.

Javed Fazil started his career assisting S. Suleman […]

December 2010

Lollywood – Veena’s vroom

By |December 26th, 2010|

It may be startling for Indian TV-watchers, not to us Pakistanis. Catty and always worked-up, Veena Malik knows how to throw things, including tantrums. So in a Big Boss 4 episode (what the heck is that show about, can someone figure?) […]

Bollywood – Actress Nalini Jaywant’s ‘death’ shrouded in mystery

By |December 25th, 2010|

Mystery surrounds the ‘death’ of yesteryear actress Nalini Jaywant who, neighbours say, passed away three days ago in tragically lonely circumstances at her bungalow in Chembur. Her relatives and those she had once worked with in the film industry were all unaware of the […]

Bollywood – Koffee wars: the claws are out

By |December 19th, 2010|

There’s never been much love lost between Hindi film heroines, but what’s with all the recent public sniping?

Older readers will probably remember a more innocent time when film magazines carried reverential articles about the leading stars of the day, when those who were in […]

Bollywood – Amisha Patel accused of trespass and theft

By |December 19th, 2010|

The actress’s relatives accuse her of sneaking into their property at Prabhat road in Pune.

They say laws are the same for everyone but as usual, some people continue to live blissfully ignorant of that. Actress Amisha Patel had a tryst with the legal […]

Lollywood – Shamim Ara – Still not well

By |December 19th, 2010|

While on ailing artistes, it was a nice gesture on the part of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani to pay a visit to the hospital in Lahore to which actress/director Shamim Ara was admitted a few weeks back. She still hasn’t […]

November 2010

Lollywood – Future marriage plans and projects

By |November 25th, 2010|

LAHORE: Winter is around the corner and weddings are in the air. Lollywood actors — who frequently claim they are set to tie the knot — talk to The Express Tribune about their future marriage plans and projects.

Meera

I am currently shooting for my upcoming […]

Lollywood – Lollywood lets down film buffs

By |November 25th, 2010|

Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) With biggies like ‘Dabangg’, ‘Golmaal-3’ and ‘Guzaarish’ being screened and no new Urdu film being released, Indian movies were the big draw for Pakistani cineastes on Eid Wednesday with filmmakers admitting that the local industry just could not match up.

Pakistani […]

Bollywood – Tees Maar Khan trailer promises big

By |November 7th, 2010|

Tees Maar Khan has become one of the most-awaited films of the year for two good reasons. Firstly, it is directed by Farah Khan, who has earlier helmed Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om. Secondly, it has hot pair Akshay Kumar and Katrina […]

Bollywood – Meet hot-headed Katrina in Mere Brother…

By |November 3rd, 2010|

In Yash Raj Films’ next project Katrina Kaif’s character is so volatile and unpredictable that she needed special preparation to essay it.

Written and directed by debutant Ali Abbas Zafar, the film titled Mere Brother Ki Dulhan will star Imran Khan as the male lead. […]