Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicPakistani Films

Topic: Pakistani Films

China to release first Pakistani film in almost 40 years amid tensions with India

Parwaaz Hai Junoon, a military action romance, will hit Chinese theatres on 13 November. Originally released in 2018, it is the fifth-highest grossing Pakistani movie of all time.

Pakistani filmmaker Sarmad Khoosat won’t release Zindagi Tamasha so no one can ban it

After outrage & threats, Sarmad Khoosat's open letter says he must not release Zindagi Tamasha, doesn't want anyone to have 'pleasure' of banning his film.

Fewer Pakistanis are going to cinema halls because Indian films keep getting banned

Distributors in Pakistan say the absence of Indian films always affects business since very few in the country watch Hollywood films.

On Camera

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Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.

Google to pour Rs 7,500 crore in Bharti Airtel to boost India push, will buy 1.28% stake

Alphabet, which owns the Google search engine, will pay Rs 5,250 crore for a stake in Airtel. Another Rs 2,000 crore will go toward multi-year plans that will include devices.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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