Prison Break: World’s Largest Escape Game Challenges people to Exit ‘Real British Prison’

LONDON: A British prison, which was decommissioned in 2013, is now open to the public for the world’s largest escape game which challenges players with different puzzles and hidden clues in the interactive tourism destination. The Shrewsbury Prison, located in central England, closed its door for real inmates and opened its doors for tourists. If you love the prison break

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Emmy winner GOT composer signed for prequel House of the Dragon

The award-winning Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi has signed for the Game of Thrones prequel House of Dragon, Home Box Office confirmed media reports. He is one of the few major names on the Dragon who was also on the previous series, as the cast, writers, and producers moved on after the flagship series concluded in 2019. Djawadi had

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Pakistan’s Urdu daily Draws Flak for calling Aurat March Participants ‘Whores’

KARACHI – Daily Ummat, a far-right-wing, Karachi-based Urdu-language newspaper, Monday faced severe backlash after referring Aurat March participants as ‘whores’. The use of such unethical and inappropriate language against the women has drawn flak amid the smearing campaign against the Aurat March. On April 5, the Pakistani newspaper published a story about the highest sexual violence cases in 14 countries

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BRITs 2021 nominations: See the full list of artists nominated at this year’s awards

LONDON: The nominations of the Brit Awards 2021 have been announced to the amazement of the world while the number of nominations for women and ‘non-white’ increased in nearly all of the categories. The annual ceremony normally held in February, postponed by three months because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The winners of the annual popular music awards will be

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Pakistani animated movie ‘Swipe’ to be screened at Annecy 2021

KARACHI: Swipe, a Pakistani animated short film, directed by Arafat Mazhar, has become the first Pakistani movie to be selected at Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2021. Annecy International Animation Film Festival is the world’s oldest and most prestigious animation festival. It will be held from July 14 to 19 and AnimaFest Zagreb will be held from 7 to 12th

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The wayward Saba Qamar calls it off with ‘virtual’ fiancé

KARACHI: Pakistani actress, TV presenter and a wayward reputed artist Saba Qamar on Friday announced that she is no longer engaged to Australia-based Pakistani blogger and Instagram influencer. The engagement was announced  in the last week of March 2021 and called off in the first week of April 2021. It would also be important to mention here that though they

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Twitter crowd roasts Iffat Omar for ‘lying after getting out of turn Covid vaccination’

ISLAMABAD – Social media activist and Pakistani actress Iffat Omar received severe backlash on social site Twitter after the former model posted a skeptical tweet and delete it later. It all started with a viral clip on social media in which the family of federal minister Tariq Bashir Cheema can be seen receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. In that video Iffat

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Riz Ahmed – the first Muslim and Pakistani to bag Oscars’ nomination

CALIFORNIA: Rizwan Ahmed alias Riz MCBritish, a British-Pakistani actor, has written his name in history books as he becomes the first Pakistani Muslim to be nominated for an Academy Award in the lead actor category. The 38-year-old has been nominated for his outstanding performance in Sound of Metal. His magnificent depiction of a drummer who begins to lose his hearing

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Celebrities, politicians remember Haseena Moin

KARACHI – Renowned dramatist and novelist Haseena Moin breathed her last in the wee hours on Friday. According to the family sources, the notorious writer was battling cancer for the past few years and succumbed at the age of 79. On March 22, the ‘Haseena Aapa’ visited the Arts Council of Pakistan to get vaccinated against the novel Covid-19. The

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‘Shame on You’ – Shireen Mazari’s daughter lambasts President Alvi to award Ali Zafar amid harassment suit despite a group of women meeting him on the issue

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani singer and actor Ali Zafar, who received the Pride of Performance award on Pakistan Day, has triggered Pakistan’s women rights activists as the event received immense backlash amid the ongoing harassment suit against the Pakistani ‘rockstar.’ President Dr. Arif Alvi who conferred excellence award has also drawn ire amid the feminist groups as the daughter of Pakistan’s Minister

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