Entertainment News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:17:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Afghanistan’s Charlie Chaplin says he wants to make people smile, forget grief http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/afghanistans-charlie-chaplin-says-he-wants-to-make-people-smile-forget-grief/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/afghanistans-charlie-chaplin-says-he-wants-to-make-people-smile-forget-grief/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:38:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20518   Published in Samaa Tv, Sep 13th, 2018 Afghanistan’s Charlie Chaplin says he has witnessed suicide attacks, explosions and threats from hardline Islamic militant groups, but is determined to waddle and bumble to fulfill the primary goal of his life.  “It is very simple, I want to give Afghans a reason to smile,” said Karim …

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Pakistani film ‘Indus Blues’ makes it to international film festival nominations http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-film-indus-blues-makes-it-to-international-film-festival-nominations/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-film-indus-blues-makes-it-to-international-film-festival-nominations/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:37:58 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20515   Published in TheNews, Sep 12th, 2018 With Indus Blues being a cinematic based on the forgotten music of Pakistan, as it’s tagline quotes, this Jawad Sharif’s project has made it to the nominations for Best Documentary Film award at international film festival this year. Having taken on-reel his appreciation for Pakistani folk, award winning …

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Marvel to make ‘Indian content’ and SRK is their top choice http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/marvel-to-make-indian-content-and-srk-is-their-top-choice/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/marvel-to-make-indian-content-and-srk-is-their-top-choice/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:36:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20512   Published in Geo, Sep 12th, 2018 Marvel has disclosed that the studio is interested in making productions centered on Indian content in the near future. Speaking to the Indian press, Stephen Wacker (VP, Creative Development, Marvel), said that it plans to create more characters ‘with a real toehold in Indian culture’, adding that it …

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Sofia Vergara Admits That Becoming the Highest-Paid Actress on TV ‘Has Not Been Easy’ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/sofia-vergara-admits-that-becoming-the-highest-paid-actress-on-tv-has-not-been-easy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/sofia-vergara-admits-that-becoming-the-highest-paid-actress-on-tv-has-not-been-easy/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:35:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20509   Published in MSN, Sep 12th, 2018 Sofia Vergara may be the highest-paid actress on TV, but it wasn’t easy getting there. “It’s very rewarding,” the Modern Family star tells Health magazine for its October issue, on stands Friday. “I’m 46 and I’ve been working for almost 30 years. So being able to do something that I love in the entertainment …

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Pakistani transgender actor’s film shortlisted for US short film festival http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-transgender-actors-film-shortlisted-for-us-short-film-festival/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-transgender-actors-film-shortlisted-for-us-short-film-festival/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:34:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20506   Published in Samaa Tv, Sep 12th, 2018,  By Muhammad Qaisar Kamran Siddiqui ‘Rani’, a Pakistani short film starring transgender model and activist Kami Sid, has been selected as a finalist at the world renowned NBC Universal Short Film Festival. The short film will be screened at a red carpet event in Los Angeles on October …

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy pairs up with NBA star LeBron James for new film http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/sharmeen-obaid-chinoy-pairs-up-with-nba-star-lebron-james-for-new-film/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/sharmeen-obaid-chinoy-pairs-up-with-nba-star-lebron-james-for-new-film/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:36:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20176   Published in ARY News Sep 3rd, 2018 NEW YORK: Pakistani Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy pairs up with American Basketball star LeBron James for a new film. The film which is titled “Student-Athlete” is directed by Chinoy and produced by LeBron. Obaid-Chinoy has co-directed the film alongside Trish Dalton, with whom she spent two years investigating the college sports …

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ still on top of N America box office http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/crazy-rich-asians-still-on-top-of-n-america-box-office/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/crazy-rich-asians-still-on-top-of-n-america-box-office/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:35:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20172 Cast members Henry Golding and Constance Wu pose at the premiere for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters/ File   Published in Geo News Sep 3rd, 2018 It has been another crazy good weekend for rom-com “Crazy Rich Asians,” which topped the box office for a third straight weekend amid a pretty good summer …

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Donald Sutherland to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the Zurich Film Festival http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/donald-sutherland-to-receive-lifetime-achievement-award-at-the-zurich-film-festival/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/donald-sutherland-to-receive-lifetime-achievement-award-at-the-zurich-film-festival/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:34:36 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20168   Published in Variety Sep 6th, 2018 By STEWART CLARKE Donald Sutherland will be honored with the Zurich Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award at its upcoming 14th edition. There will also be a retrospective of the veteran film and TV star’s work. Sutherland will be in Zurich and present his recent movie, Paolo Virzi’s “The Leisure Seeker.” His recent work …

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DC Universe is going live on September 15th http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/dc-universe-is-going-live-on-september-15th/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/dc-universe-is-going-live-on-september-15th/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:38:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19820   Published in ARY News, Aug 30th, 2018 DC Universe, the comic book giant’s exclusive streaming platform, is officially going live on this year’s Batman Day. The digital subscription service opened limited access to its beta version in August with the promise of a wider release this fall. Now you only have to wait a …

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Movie madness: Why Chinese cinemas are empty but full http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/movie-madness-why-chinese-cinemas-are-empty-but-full/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/movie-madness-why-chinese-cinemas-are-empty-but-full/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:37:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19816 Chinese movie theatres may appear to be sold out online, but in reality could be completely empty   Published in BBC, Aug 31st, 2018 By Stephen McDonell For a country which will soon assume the mantle of the world’s largest cinema audience, China comes out with a surprising number of big budget B-grade flops. Some blame …

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