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Kismet Baig, alas

This is the kind of society that we’ve become. We cannot protect anyone, leave alone artists. Lahore’s stage...


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Sallu, single again

Some men never change! Even at the age of 50 Salman Khan doesn’t want to settle down with a gal. After a long ...

We’re just friends

How many times have we heard this phrase: ‘We are just friends’? Answer: Countless. When does one usually utter...

Kapoor and Kapoor

A decade ago, actors Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor made their debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya. Ever...

Sisterhood for the soul

Around December last year, 20-something Karachiite Zara* felt desolate as though she had no one in her life she ...

What’s in a Friday?

As Jumma went black, citizens in the Land of the Pure knelt to the gods of a good bargain. Many sales later, they were

December dos

The December vegetable patchThere’s an endless list of vegetables to pick from: cabbage, cauliflower, giant red...

Art award: From the art

The Imran Mir Art Foundation aims to encourage and support a broader understanding of Mir’s art and promote innovative

Corridor of uncertainty

The bizarre implosion of Australia's Test side has been matched by Pakistan’s downward spiral in New Zealand.

FrontRow: The lives of others

Dobara Phir Se’s strength is in its depiction of contemporary expatriate urban life with a very Pakistani ethos

FrontRow: Lost and found

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them lacks the engaging storytelling we have come to expect from J.K. Rowling

The Bhutto-Hilton meeting

Chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto caused a bit of a media furore when he met up with...

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