Freida Pinto and Tony-winning Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. are set to star in Only, written and directed by Takashi Doscher. The film follows Eva (Pinto), who might be the only woman left on Earth. After a mysterious plague threatens to kill every female on the planet, the lives and relationship of a young couple, Eva and Will (Odom Jr.), are put to the ultimate test as they try to survive the disease and the dangerous people who want to hunt her down.
Ultimately, it was the Mouse that roared — and the Fox that beat a retreat from the global stage. Read more
Amid the entire Padmavati mess, a Pakistani film, Raees star Mahira Khan’s Verna, almost ended up getting banned for revolving around the topic of rape. According to a The Times Of India report, a member of the Punjab Censor Board said, “Firstly, it shows a governor’s son involved in a rape case which was the biggest objection. Secondly, it includes many bold dialogues and scenes. The general plot of the movie revolves around rape, which we consider to be unacceptable.”
Washington DC (John) In the wake of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein that the New York Times and the New Yorker reported, Priyanka Chopra told a crowd at Marie Claire’s Power Trip 2017 that Weinstein is only the beginning, not the end, of men abusing their power in the movie industry and beyond. Read more
Everyone’s favourite Mahira Khan is all set to star in Shoaib Mansoor’s much-awaited next cinematic outing Verna. The upcoming film will deal with social issues yet again, as did Shoaib’s previous offerings, namely Bol and Khuda Kay Liye. Read more
Some people are remembered forever while some are forgotten, but the truth is that every person leaves a mark. With their small but meaningful contributions in various fields, the following Pakistanis from the olden days helped to shape the future of our country in one way or another.