Coke Studio 9 featuring artists revealed

Coke Studio 9 is going to be grand and exciting. Because this year, the season is featuring with over 30 artists, and offering a nice mix of old and new Pakistani musicians.

List of Coke Studio 9 featuring artists:

  1. Noor Zehra
  2. Haroon (Symt)
  3. Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch
  4. Junaid Khan (Call)
  5. Zeb Bangash
  6. Ali Azmat
  7. Javed Bashir
  8. Sanam Marvi
  9. Saieen Zahoor
  10. Ali Khan
  11. Sara Haider
  12. Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
  13. Amjad Sabri
  14. Abida Parveen
  15. Ali Sethi
  16. Naeem Abbas Rufi
  17. Momina Mustehsan
  18. Damia Farooq
  19. Natasha Baig
  20. Rafaqat Ali Khan
  21. Mehwish Hayat
  22. Asif
  23. Danish
  24. Naseebo Lal
  25. Umair Jaswal
  26. Meesha Shafi

I Am Karachi Day 2016

I AM Karachi celebrated the second official “I AM Karachi Day” on 26th March, 2016, at Frere Hall, Karachi. On the occasion of I AM Karachi Day, the first ever I AM Karachi Awards were presented to honor the contribution of city’s dedicated and unrecognized heroes.

The first I AM Karachi Awards have established themselves as the only civic responsibility and diversity awards exclusively for residents of the city. The award function was headlined by a spellbinding rock-symphonic version of the national anthem by Sounds of Kolachi with the talented youth of Karachi. Award winning pop stars Sara Haider, Zoe Viccaji and traditional singers were also showcased at the event.

President of I AM Karachi, Jameel Yusuf S.St described I AM Karachi Day as a, “celebration of the success of the city’s resilient spirit” and announced that the awards will be given out throughout the course of the year.

I AM Karachi Day ceremonies were hosted by Karachi icons Deepak Perwani and Atiya Khan who discussed the necessity of a diverse culture in a mega city like Karachi. This was followed by Vice President of Society for I AM Karachi, Mr. Amin Hashwani who announced the official launch of a city wide I AM Karachi Sports Festival that will begin next month. Founding member Ms. Rumana Hussain also announced the launch of a new wave of I AM Karachi ‘Walls of Peace’ – where young artists cover hateful graffiti with their artistic creations to reclaim public space.

The event was attended by business leaders, celebrities, socialites and many others, and the awards were distributed by notable figures including: Ronak Lakhani, Zubaida Mustafa, Talat Hussain, Ishrat Hussain and Fuzon.

Commissioner Karachi Asif Hyder Shah praised spirit of citizenship and said only if the citizens of Karachi will stand united, only then there is their hope for a prosperous Sindh and eventually a flourishing Pakistan.

The event was managed and executed by Polaris with PR & Social Media by Mindmap Communications.

Here are some pictures from the event of I AM Karachi Day.

Nishat Linen Launched Summer Collection 2016

Nishat Linen is one of the biggest textile and home fashion retail chains in Pakistan that has redefined the industry with acute attention paid to quality, design and affordability.

Nishat Linen has expanded to a full collection of ready-to-wear and unstitched clothing, home linen as well as accessories including shoes, handbags, small leather goods, scarves, and jewelry.

They having an online store as well as more than 70 outlets in 29 cities and expanding in Pakistan, Nishat Linen boasts of an international retail presence in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Canada, UK and now in USA too.

Nishat Linen launched their most awaited summer collection on 3rd March, 2016 in Dolmen Mall Clifton, Karachi.

While talking about the collection, Ms. Naz Mansha (CEO of Nishat Linen) revealed,

“’Nishat Linen’ has launched our 2016 summer collection in its unique color palette keeping the season and the lifestyle of our clients in mind.”

She further revealed,

“Overall, the Nishat team has created a wide range of apparels for the Pakistani women from all walks of life.”

The launch was attended by models, celebrities and socialites including Anoushey Ashraf, Maheen Khan, Rubya Chaudhry, Fauzia Aman, Areeba Habib, Humaira Asghar Ali, Saima Azhar, Mahvish Hasan, Ruby Shakeel, Zainab Chottani, Amna Malik, Neelo Munaf, Aamir Mazhar, Saira Saigal, Salima Fareesta, Tara Uzra Dawood, and Zahraa Saifullah among many others.

The collection featured three piece suits with printed chiffon dupattas in charmeuse, crinkle, bemberg and silk giving off the vibe of ultra-feminine silhouettes and fluidity while the 100% cotton shirts and trousers are the perfect fabrics for the upcoming summer.

With the right combination of chic, elegance and finesse, the collection is just the perfect blend for the woman of Pakistan who knows how to carry it right.

Nishat Linen is focused on providing fashion conscious individuals with premium quality fabrics paired with the trendiest of designs each season at an affordable price and fulfills the fashion needs of every woman who wants to look good.

Here are some pictures from the launch of Nishat Linen summer collection 2016.

First Look Of Upcoming Romantic Comedy Film “Lahore Se Aagey”

lsa (5)

“Lahore Se Aagey” is an upcoming Pakistani romantic comedy film, which is directed by Wajahat Rauf and written by Yasir Hussain and it will release under joint production of ARY Films and Showcase Films.

The film is a sequel of 2015 comedy film “Karachi Se Lahore.”

Yasir Hussain (who is well known for Moti from the film “Karachi Se Lahore”) and Saba Qamar will play the leading role in the film.

While Behroz Sabzwari, Rubina Ashraf, Abdullah Farhatullah, and Omer Sultan will play the supporting role in the film.

While talking about the film, director Wajahat Rauf said,

“The film will start from where it ended the last time. It is a journey based in Punjab as well as the Northern areas of Pakistan. The genre is similar to the first part as this one is also a comedy but it is going to be bigger and better; it will be high on energy.”

Behind featuring Yasir Hussain as a leading character, director Wajatat Rauf revealed,

“Following the release of Karachi Se Lahore, Moti became a tremendous hit amongst the audiences, so Yasir and I decided to make a separate film starring just him.”

While talking about Saba Qamar’s role, director Wajatat Rauf revealed,

“She will be essaying the role of an urban girl in the movie and, just like Ayesha Omar’s character in the original film, her character will also go through a transformation,”

While talking about the film, actor/writer Yasir Hussain revealed,

“This will be more of a romantic-comedy and will follow the adventures of a young couple set right after the events of Karachi Se Lahore.”

While talking about the film, actress Saba Qamar revealed,

“This film will be fare better than Karachi Se Lahore. Any issues that existed in that movie will not be present here.”

The shoot of the film is expected to start from March and the film is scheduled to release by the end of this year.