Litfests must take a hard look at their chosen sponsors.
Published 23 Feb, 2020 07:25am
Qandeel had only just begun to grasp what she stood for: that women should be able to live how they want, no judgement
Published 15 Jul, 2019 03:17pm
I pinned my hopes on Chhalawa. But much like our present government, it left me confused and also poorer.
Published 04 Jun, 2019 03:18pm
The film walks a knife's edge between stirring up hope and raising a mirror to Karachi's harsh, gritty realities
Updated 22 Mar, 2019 05:20pm
In our current cultural climate, can a film by men about men really make me laugh? Yes, it did.
Published 22 Aug, 2018 03:21pm
"The screenshots I've shared are from a famous designer and a content head at a major production house," says Rasool.
Updated 18 May, 2018 12:01pm
Zafar categorically denies "any and all claims of harassment", says will pursue the matter in court.
Updated 19 Apr, 2018 07:58pm
What sets Cake apart is that it introduces us to women for whom romantic love and marriage are not central concerns
Updated 30 Mar, 2018 05:22pm
Did #MeinBhi live up to its promise? Were the musical performances game changers? Read on to find out.
Published 24 Feb, 2018 09:03am
The sixth edition of LLF will be held at the Alhamra from Feb 24-25, and we speak to its founder for the inside scoop
Published 22 Feb, 2018 02:57pm
Before KLF hits its 10-year milestone, it would be in its interest to re-examine how it can be more than it already is
Published 19 Feb, 2018 10:51am
Before the Karachi Literature Festival hits its 10-year milestone, it would be in its interest to re-examine how it can
Published 18 Feb, 2018 06:38am
Shoaib Mansoor has created a new breed of rape survivor: the fearless warrior. In doing so, he trivialises rape's trauma
Published 18 Nov, 2017 04:06pm
Art should not stir feelings of inadequacy.
Published 11 Nov, 2017 04:07am
Mawra talks about work, celebrity endorsements, family and fame as she gears up to shoot JPNA2
Updated 08 Nov, 2017 04:33pm
With only one weekend left to go, make sure you haven't missed our picks from the Karachi Biennale
Published 03 Nov, 2017 11:01am
PNJ's script allows Humayun Saeed to shine but lets Mehwish Hayat down
Updated 30 Aug, 2017 06:38pm
Syed Noor's latest might just be Pakistani cinema's most dangerous film yet, and the industry needs to take notice
Published 11 Aug, 2017 05:04pm
The comic says he's sorry for making the joke, but this isn't the first time jokes at award shows have been offensive
Published 01 May, 2017 11:03am
Two years after Sabeen Mahmud's death, we look at how the institution she created survived its darkest hour
Published 24 Apr, 2017 04:14pm