Angelina Jolie’s animated film about Afghan girl nominated for Oscar award


An animated film produced by Angelina Jolie depicting the life of a young Afghan has been nominated for the Oscar award along with several other animation films. The Oscar official informed regarding the nomination of the animation film “The Breadwinner” late in January. According to reports, Pixar’s Coco is the favorite however it will be seen on Sunday night as ...

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Theatre actor Sumbul Khan shot dead in Mardan

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PAKISTAN: A female actor based in Mardan was shot dead on Saturday. According to local police, Sumbul Khan was fatally shot by three armed men who had broken into her house in Sheikh Maltoon Town and demanded that she accompany them to perform at a private event. The men opened fire when Sumbul refused and fled the scene after killing ...

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Sooraj Pancholi charged with abetting Jiah Khan’s suicide

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The actress who committed suicide in 2013 left a note, in which she blamed Sooraj for ruining her life The actress who committed suicide in 2013 left a note, in which she blamed Sooraj for ruining her life Four and a half years after Jiah Khan’s suicide, her former boyfriend, Sooraj Pancholi has been charged with abetment to suicide. According ...

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Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra’s next is on the Battle of Saragarhi

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The film is based on the battle between the British Indian Army and Pashtun Orakzai tribesmen in then called NWFP. It’s a clash of the titans as Akshay Kumar gears up for his latest project. The Padman actor revealed the first look of Kesari, in which he’s seen looking fierce in a uniform and turban. And we also know that the actor opposite ...

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Madhubala’s Peshawar connection


Not many people know that the parents of Bollywood’s most beautiful star had moved from Swabi to Mumbai in search of a better life We all know about the many male Bollywood legends who come from Peshawar. But very few people would have heard that the Indian film industry’s most beautiful heroin also had a connection with the old Peshawar ...

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Angelina Jolie’s animated film about Afghan girl coming to theaters in November


An animated film produced by Angelina Jolie depicting the life of a young Afghan is due to be exhibited in theaters next month. The trailer of the animated move “The Breadwinner” was released few days ago with the film to be exhibited in the theaters on 17th November. Directed by Nora Twomey, the animated film depicts the life of a ...

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Aamir Khan says Secret Superstar will be a bigger film than Dangal

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The actor claims he will be playing the second lead in the film, next to teenager Zaira Wasim Aamir Khan, the Bollywood superstar with a conscience, says his next movie about a small town teenage girl who uses the Internet to become a singing sensation will be much bigger than his last film, which was India’s highest grossing ever. Khan, ...

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Afghan film “A letter to the President” nominated for Oscar Award


KABUL: An Afghan film “A letter to the President” depicting the life of a woman has been nominated for the Oscar Award. The Roya Film House President Roya Sadat said “We are happy to announce that “A Letter to the President” has been nominated as representative movie from Afghanistan to Oscar Academy Awards by country – Afghanistan selection committee.” She said the film had its first ...

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Film on Pakistani-Norwegian family ‘What People Will Say’ wins applause at TIFF

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The film follows the teenaged Nisha as she struggles to accommodate both Norwegian and Pakistani cultures in her life. Pakistani-Norwegian director Iram Haq’s film What People Will Saypremiered at Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) to a positive response from the audience. The film, which takes some of its inspiration from the director’s life, is based on the life of Pakistani-origin teenager Nisha ...

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Afghanistan’s 7,000 lost films, hidden from the Taliban, go digital


“We will take the risk to go to every corner of the country. We want our children to learn how Afghans used to live.” For older Afghans the films would be a reminder of happier times and for the young generation, a glimpse of Afghanistan’s peaceful past that may help raise hope for its future. The Taliban, who banned popular ...

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