SOUNDCHECK: SELF AWARENESS

SOUNDCHECK: SELF AWARENESS

Jaubi’s instrumental track Satanic Nafs is a heartbreakingly beautiful amalgam of South Asian classical with Western jazz
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:43am
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

This is quite interesting. The lovely and talented Saba Qamar has, reportedly, nodded in the affirmative to a marriage proposal.
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:24am
STREAMING: TAKING CARE OF FATHER

STREAMING: TAKING CARE OF FATHER

The Father is a dark, unsettling experience. It is not a thriller or a horror film, yet is scarier and more heart-pounding than
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:24am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

The much-maligned (for belonging to the red-light area) stepmother Nargis (Rabia Butt) finally wins over Rakhshi’s (Maya Ali)
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:13am
IN MEMORIAM: THE END OF AN ERA

IN MEMORIAM: THE END OF AN ERA

In a world of male writers who were either good at serious writing or comedy plays, Haseena Moin — who passed away March 26 —
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:13am
STYLE: LAWN IN THE TIME OF PANDEMIC

STYLE: LAWN IN THE TIME OF PANDEMIC

The flimsy summer fabric was, until about two decades ago, considered pedestrian. But lawn has evolved manifold since then
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:39am
SOUNDCHECK: ODE TO LOVE

SOUNDCHECK: ODE TO LOVE

Banur’s Band is committed to showcasing indigenous music from Balochistan and its latest release Laili, does so with ecstatic
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:29am
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

It is extremely disappointing to know that Rohail Hyatt is not going to produce the next season of Coke Studio, though he may
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:29am
FLASHBACK: THE EPIC STORY OF AJAB KHAN

FLASHBACK: THE EPIC STORY OF AJAB KHAN

Three films, including two Pashto ones, have so far been made on the life of the Pakhtun rebel who became a thorn in the side of
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:29am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

Break-ups, make-ups and a looming divorce in the backdrop of Aliya’s (Sevval Sam) relentless plotting and planning keeps the
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:29am
STREAMING: A VERY LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

STREAMING: A VERY LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

Other than the greater violence and the revert to bleak colour grade, director Zack Snyder’s biggest changes in the long re-cut of
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:29am
SPOTLIGHT: THE NEW PLAYERS

SPOTLIGHT: THE NEW PLAYERS

Mahira Khan and Nina Kashif’s SoulFry Films is embarking on its first project, a web-series about a young cricket team. It is a
Published 21 Mar, 2021 09:23am
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

Ever since Bilal Ashraf and Syra Yousuf took a selfie together (in which both can be seen in a happy mood) tongues have been
Published 21 Mar, 2021 09:02am
STREAMING: SMOKE, DRAGONS AND PEACE

STREAMING: SMOKE, DRAGONS AND PEACE

The underlying story of an underdog proving its worth in the excellent animated Raya and the Last Dragon is a classic Disney trope
Published 21 Mar, 2021 08:50am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

With a title referencing the PM’s favourite expression, Vasay Chaudhry hosts Ghabrana Mana Hai, a talk show, featuring celebrity
Published 21 Mar, 2021 08:43am
FESTIVAL: BERLINALE’S SECOND WAVE

FESTIVAL: BERLINALE’S SECOND WAVE

A festival split into a virtual and a physical part, gender-neutral acting awards and terrific titles — despite the pandemic, this
Published 21 Mar, 2021 08:35am