Proud moment for Pakistan

Sajal Aly and Adnan Siddiqui’s Bollywood debut, Mom with veteran actor Sridevi, along with Saba Qamar’s Hindi Medium, will soon be screened at an annual festival of Indian films in Yerevan, Armenia. According to a statement by the makers, the Embassy of India in Armenia organises annual Festival of Indian films during which the most popular and award-winning Indian movies of that year are screened in Armenia’s Moscow Cinema. This year the Embassy was offered a list of films and Mom was chosen to be screened among other two films, Bahubali 2: The Conclusion and Hindi Medium.

Hearts flutter as Oscar nominations 2018 revealed

It is a matter of a few more weeks, as we gear up to witness the most coveted award being bestowed upon the best in film business. The Academy has announced names of those who have a shot at winning the golden trophy this year. The Shape of Water picked up the most number of nominations, 13 to be specific; followed by Christopher Nolan's war epic Dunkirk and Joe Wright's Darkest Hour. Movies like Call Me By Your Name and Phantom Thread also made it to the nominations with indie flicks like Get Out and Lady Bird, as well as bigger productions such as Blade Runner 2049 and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, mostly in the technical award category.

TV drama sheds light on the plight of abandoned babies

With our TV dramas now stepping into unexplored territories, the small screen gets to see productions based on social issues and taboos that were otherwise reluctant to discuss openly. A new darma serial Umme Haniya, that explores the subject of abandoned babies is now on-air. Actress Neelum Muneer will be seen playing the role of the protagonist who is struggling to care for an abandoned child and pursue her dream of becoming a cricketer simultaneously.

Speaking about her role in the drama, Neelum said, “The story revolves around a girl named Romi who's a cricket enthusiast and wants to become a cricketer. However, her parents are against the wish and have always wanted her to get married to a boy in the family.”