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Manto’s work will stay ‘relevant’ for next 200 years: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the lead actor in Sadat Hasan Manto’s biopic, said “Manto will be relevant for next 200 years.”Nawazuddin who is playing Manto’s role, remarked that all the scriptures of famous Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto are ‘universal’ and relatable to every human being and society.

Police brutality gets spotlight at Toronto film festival

TORONTO, (DNA) – “The Hate U Give” held its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, shedding a light on how police brutality affects the lives of black communities.Based on the 2017 young adult novel of the same name, the movie tells the story of Starr, a black teenager, whose life is changed when she witnesses the killing of her childhood best friend by a white police officer.

Juhi Chawla spends quality time with friends in Karachi

LAHORE (DNA) – Veteran actor Juhi Chawla was recently spotted in the metropolitan, Karachi, with friends and family.Chawla took to Twitter to share her picture saying, “In Karachi, out for lunch to the Boat Club with family friends… and then to the movies …a delightful Pakistani romcom  Jawani Phir Nahin Ani  … which coincidentally had a full Indian girl/ Pakistani boy love story.”

George Clooney tops list of highest paid actors

LOS ANGELES, (DNA) – George Clooney on Wednesday soared to the top of an annual list of the world’s highest-paid actors, thanks largely to the sale of his tequila company.Clooney, 57, earned an estimated $239 million between June 2017-June 2018, marking the highest earnings of his 35-year career in film and television, Forbes said.

Shah Rukh Khan pays rich tribute to Vajpayee

NEW DELHI, (DNA) – Bollywood king, Shah Rukh Khan has paid rich tribute to three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away (Thursday)In a twitter post, acclaimed Indian actor said on Vajpayee’s demise, “Today the country has lost a Father Figure and a great leader.”

Remembering Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his 21st death anniversary

Today (Thursday) marks the 21st death anniversary of the Qawwali maestro, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.Khan died at the age of 48 on August 16, 1997 leaving a legacy of over 125 albums.Born in Faisalabad, Khan was the fifth child of musician, vocalist and Qawwal, Fateh Ali Khan.Going against his father’s will, who wanted him to be a doctor, Khan extended the 600-year old Qawwali tradition of his family and is widely credited for introducing Sufi music to international audiences.

Priyanka Chopra bids farewell to show ‘Quantico’ with emotional note

NEW DELHI, (DNA) – Famed Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra bid adieu to her character Alex Parish in globally renowned TV series ‘Quantico’ in a heartfelt Twitter note uploaded on Saturday.Sharing about the challenges she came across while projecting Alex as a woman of colour in Hollywood, the ‘Mary Kom’ starlet wrote: