Found it hard on my conscience to stay silent, Meesha Shafi opens up on harassment

Singer and actor Meesha Shafi, who sparked nationwide controversy after alleging that Ali Zafar sexually harassed her on multiple occasions, opened up on being harassment in an interview with Instep.Singer and actor Meesha Shafi, who sparked…

Saudi Arabia hosts first public screening in over 35 years

A picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on April 18, 2018, shows Saudi Information Minister Awwad Alawwad (C) holding a bucket of popcorn as he attends a test screening at the AMC cinema in Riyadh ahead of the first public film screening in 35…

Ayesha Omar condemns slandering women

Ayesha Omar. Photo: FileActress Ayesha Omar came forward in support of women slandered on the social media for speaking against sexual harassment in light of the recent accusations leveled by Meesha Shafi against Ali Zafar.  Speaking on Geo News…

Top DJ Avicii, 28, found dead in Oman

Reuters imageAvicii, one of the world´s most successful DJs who helped lead the global boom in electronic music, died Friday in Oman, his representative said. He was 28.The Swedish DJ, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead during a…

Mahira Khan emerges as voice of wisdom in Meesha-Ali harassment issue

Mahira Khan. Photo: FilePakistani superstar Mahira Khan emerged as a voice of wisdom and sense as she spoke against those “desensitising the issue” of Meesha Shafi’s allegations of sexual harassment against Ali Zafar.“The sick mentality of…

Meesha Shafi’s allegations will be dealt with in court, says Ali Zafar’s mother

Pakistani actor Ali Zafar (L) poses with his mother Kanwal Ameen during the Grey Goose Fly Beyond Awards ceremony in Mumbai late November 16, 2014. Photo: AFPLAHORE: Pakistani singer Ali Zafar’s mother on Friday said Meesha Shafi’s allegations…

Paramount to distribute Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’

Elton John: Photo: AFPNEW YORK:  Paramount has agreed to fund and distribute “Rocketman”, a biopic about British entertainer Elton John, a spokesman for the US studio said on Thursday.The film will star Taron Egerton (“Kingsman,” “Eddie the…

Ranbir, Deepika set ramp on fire

Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. Photo: FileBollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor set the ramp on fire at a fashion show in Mumbai on Thursday night.The two superstars, who have worked together in multiple films including Bachna…

Twitter reacts to Meesha Shafi’s sexual harassment claims against Ali Zafar

#MeToo: Meesha Shafi has accused Ali Zafar of sexual harassmentThe Twitterverse went into a meltdown on Thursday after singer and actress Meesha Shafi accused pop star, actor and composer Ali Zafar of sexual harassment – an allegation he denied…

Meesha Shafi alleges Ali Zafar sexually harassed her on multiple occasions

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Ali Zafar rejects Meesha Shafi’s sexual harassment allegations

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Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart lead female dominated Cannes jury

Cate Blanchett and jury members, from top left, Burundian singer and composer Khadja Nin, Taiwanese actor Chang Chen, American writer-director Ava DuVernay, Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev, French actress Lea…

Karan Johar becomes first Indian director to get statue at Madame Tussauds

Karan Johar. Photo: TwitterBollywood filmmaker, Karan Johar will become the first Indian director to have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds.The filmmaker took to Twitter to show his excitement about his latest venture with a photograph of himself,…

Ending decades-old ban, Saudi cinema screens ‘Black Panther’ on launch

A woman poses at a cinema in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al NasserRIYADH: Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theatre on Wednesday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to…

Warner Bros’ $1B theme park in Abu Dhabi to open in July

Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority reacts to Bugs Bunny during a media preview of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates April 18, 2018/Reuters ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi hopes the…

Pink leads People’s beautiful issue, Meghan Markle on the list

51st Country Music Association Awards – Arrivals – Nashville, Tennessee, US, 08/11/2017 – Singer Pink and her daughter WillowLOS ANGELES: Pop star Pink graced the cover of People magazine’s annual beautiful people issue on Wednesday, chosen for…

Mahira, Sheheryar starrer ‘7 Din Mohabbat In’ teaser is out

Photo: Geo News screengrabThe much-awaited teaser for Mahira Khan and Sheheryar Munawar starrer 7 Din Mohabbat In has been released.Directed by Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi of Zinda Bhaag fame, the romantic-comedy appears to be packed with fun and…

Karan Johar announces A-list cast for new film ‘Kalank’

Photo: Karan Johar TwitterIndian filmmaker Karan Johar has given a green light to his father’s project that had been 15 years in the making.Titled Kalank the film is a historical drama set in the 1940s and goes beyond borders, according to…

Steven Spielberg to direct action adventure film ‘Blackhawk’

Steven Spielberg. Photo: ReutersSteven Spielberg is ready to jump into the world of comics after it was announced, he was teaming with Warner Bros to produce the action-adventure film “Blackhawkâ€�.Talking to Variety Spielberg said, “It was…

Fawad Khan throws surprise birthday party for wife

Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan threw a surprise birthday party for his wife, Sadaf Fawad Khan, in Lahore.The event was a star-studded affair with several actors, designers, musicians and directors in attendance.Mahira Khan, Urwa Hocane, models…

Cannes holds out olive branch in row with Netflix

Photo: AFPThe Cannes film festival said Tuesday that it was still in talks with Netflix despite the platform’s dramatic withdrawal of its films last week.Director Thierry Fremaux praised the streaming giant’s bosses as “people of taste who love…

Priyanka Chopra to star alongside Salman Khan in ‘Bharat’

Priyanka Chopra. Photo: Indian Express Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is set to star alongside Salman Khan in the film Bharat. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Bharat is an official adaptation of 2014 South Korean film Ode to My Father.This will…

Salman Khan allowed to travel abroad by Jodhpur court

Salman Khan. Photo: Indian ExpressBollywood actor Salman Khan has been allowed to travel abroad by the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court.The actor is who is currently out on bail in the blackbuck poaching case, had filed a petition before the…

Zenith Irfan talks ‘Motorcycle Girl’, staring culture and future plans

Photo: Zenith Irfan: 1 Girl 2 Wheels Facebook pageThe real-life motorcycle girl, Zenith Irfan, sat down with Geo Pakistan on Tuesday to talk about the film adaptation of her life, the staring culture in Pakistan and the fulfillment of her late…

Kendrick Lamar becomes first hip-hop artist to win Pulitzer Prize for music

Kendrick Lamar. Photo: Getty ImagesKendrick Lamar on Monday became the first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, a milestone for which the board cited his skill in telling the African American experience.With the Pulitzer, the 30-year-old…

Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Eva Longoria poses on her just-unveiled star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Photo: AFPEva Longoria, best known for her role in the TV series “Desperate Housewives,” got a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame on Monday, in an event hailed by the Latino…

´Miss Sunshine´ star Dano to make directorial debut at Cannes

Hollywood star Paul Dano. Photo: AFPHollywood star Paul Dano´s much-anticipated directorial debut, Wildlife, will open Critics´ Week at the Cannes film festival next month, the organisers said Monday.The film by the There Will Be Blood and Little…

Full Metal Jacket star R. Lee Ermey dead at 74

Screengrab of R. Lee Ermey in Full Metal Jacket WASHINGTON: US actor and retired Marine R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role as foul-mouthed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” has died, his manager said Sunday. He…

Zayn Malik reveals he wanted to be with Gigi Hadid forever

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid. Photo: FileBritish-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik has revealed he wanted to be with model Gigi Hadid forever. “I was in love, and I think that’s pretty evident,â€� the 25-year-old singer said during an a phone interview…

Kareena Kapoor trolled for marrying a Muslim

Kareena Kapoor. Photo: TwitterAfter Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor has been trolled for speaking up for eight-year-old Asifa Bano who was raped and murdered in occupied Kashmir.A picture of the actor holding a placard…