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  • | April 27th, 2016

    Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Phantom – 3 films that Kabir Khan made based on Pakistan!

    Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Phantom – 3 films that Kabir Khan made based on Pakistan!

    Director Kabir Khan was heckled at the Karachi airport today for making ‘anti-Pakistan’ films. The 12 men screamed slogans and a guy even threatened him with a shoe, but the director was quick to downplay the issue. After seeing the films, do you think he has made ‘Anti-Pakistan’ movies? Click here to read more

  • | June 28th, 2012

    Mehdi Hassan funeral on June 15

    Mehdi Hassan funeral on June 15

    Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday, June 13, and his son Arif Mehdi says that the funeral will take place Friday. “My father’s funeral will take place Friday in Karachi,” said Arif on phone from Karachi, adding that they have yet to finalise the place. “We have asked for the permission from the government to bury him at Quaid-e-Azam mazar (Mazar-e-Quaid) in Karachi, but we are waiting for the approval,” he added. Hassan, known for ghazals like Ranjish hi sahi, Patta patta, boota boota, passed away at Karachi’s Agha Khan Hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 84. “My father’s condition started deteriorating early morning and he breathed his last around 12:15 in the afternoon. All his children were by his side during his last moments. We can now just pray for his soul to rest in peace,” Arif said. He also revealed that the family will be make arrangement for his father’s fans to pay their last respects to him. “We will definitely make special arrangements for his fans, who want to see him for the last time,” he added.
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  • | June 26th, 2012

    Ghazal god Mehdi Hassan passes away: Bollwood tweets

    Ghazal god Mehdi Hassan passes away: Bollwood tweets

    Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Lata Mangeshkar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Shreya Ghoshal, Daler Mehndi and many more express their grief over the maestro’s death. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has also tweeted
    Veteran Pakistani ghazal and classical music maestro Mehdi Hassan passed away today in Karachi, Pakistan at 12.22pm. He was 84.  Click here to read more