THE ICON INTERVIEW: SPEAKING HER MIND

THE ICON INTERVIEW: SPEAKING HER MIND

Behind her soft-spoken charm and striking looks, Hina Khawaja Bayat is an actor with a mind of her own. And she is not shy about Updated 26 Sep, 2021 02:02pm
SOUNDCHECK: FALL FROM GRACE

SOUNDCHECK: FALL FROM GRACE

Thinking About You sounds like a cookie-cutter version of an American pop song. Zoha Zuberi can do so much better
Published 26 Sep, 2021 11:30am
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

The National Commission on the Rights of [the] Child (NCRC), in collaboration with the European Union, has funded the Huqooq
Published 26 Sep, 2021 11:26am
STREAMING: OLD AND TIRED

STREAMING: OLD AND TIRED

Akin to its title, M. Night Shayamalan’s Old turns stale on you long before the end credits roll
Published 26 Sep, 2021 11:05am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

This beautifully made drama is the kind of storytelling that used to be a hallmark of classic Pakistani dramas. Of all the recent
Published 26 Sep, 2021 11:10am
SPOTLIGHT: A MEETING OF THE MINDS

SPOTLIGHT: A MEETING OF THE MINDS

A British-Pakistani filmmaker’s short film received its world premiere at the prestigious Venice Film Festival. Icon speaks to the
Updated 26 Sep, 2021 02:54pm
WIDE ANGLE: THE RETURN OF ABBA

WIDE ANGLE: THE RETURN OF ABBA

It may have been almost 40 years since their last single, but Abba are now back in the charts with two new songs —...
Updated 26 Sep, 2021 03:13pm
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

Things have turned around quite a bit: it’s now Salman Khan’s turn to file a case. The Bollywood A-lister, on September 8, moved
Published 19 Sep, 2021 09:04am
STREAMING: KATE AND DRIED

STREAMING: KATE AND DRIED

Neither kinetic nor very engaging, Kate is mired in its impulses to be a facsimile of genre tropes and trending visual styles
Published 19 Sep, 2021 07:58am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

TAymen (Durre Fishan) is determined not to be a grass widow like her mother Zubi (Shaista Wahidi). The story of Pardes focuses on
Published 19 Sep, 2021 07:55am
SOUNDSCAPE: A REBELLION WEIGHED DOWN

SOUNDSCAPE: A REBELLION WEIGHED DOWN

Aam Taateel’s strengths, as evidenced on their debut album Khudsar, are their vocals delivered in ghazal mode, mixed with jazzy...
Published 19 Sep, 2021 07:44am
THE ICON INTERVIEW: A MAN LESS ORDINARY

THE ICON INTERVIEW: A MAN LESS ORDINARY

In a world rife with egos and self-trumpetry, actor and director Saife Hassan is one of the humblest stars, who truly loves what
Published 12 Sep, 2021 10:39am
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

It has now widely been reported that Yasir Hussain is playing the role of the infamous serial killer and rapist Javed Iqbal in an
Published 12 Sep, 2021 09:25am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

Good news for fans of the Turkish serial Diriliş: Ertuğrul. A new drama, Barbaroslar, starring Engin Altan Duzyatan will be airing
Published 12 Sep, 2021 09:22am
SPOTLIGHT: PAKISTAN’S CINEMA, RIP?

SPOTLIGHT: PAKISTAN’S CINEMA, RIP?

All the previous problems of the Pakistan film industry pale in comparision to its biggest challenge right now —…
Published 05 Sep, 2021 07:15am