Mihaela Noroc’s the Atlas of Beauty

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By Lindsay Cooper The face of so-called “traditional beauty” has been static for generations – think the oval faces, wide-set eyes, and light complexions of Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy, Olivia Newton-John, and now Scarlett Johansson. With such narrow standards, the definition of beauty is just repackaged in the season’s hottest colours […]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s “A Girl in the River: the Price of Forgiveness” Earns an Oscar Nod

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By Lindsay Cooper Love and loss are said to go hand in hand. Nobody knows this better than the women who are murdered in the name of honour in Pakistan every year, the number estimated to be around a thousand each year. Known within Pakistan as karo-kari, honour killings are […]

Priyanka Chopra Is People’s Favourite Actress In Quantico

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The who’s who of tinsteltown set the Red Carpet on fire for the People’s Choice Awards 2016. We were rooting for and whooped with delight when our favourite, Priyanka Chopra bagged the award for Favourite Actress In A New TV Series. PC has been ruling the airwaves with her riveting […]

All Our Yesterdays, a play to #BringBackOurGirls

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April this year will make two years since more than two hundred Chibok girls have been missing from their homes. in April 2014, Boko Haram raided a girls secondary school in the Nigerian town, kidnapping 276 girls. #BringBackOurGirls trended for a while and then other news stories took its place, […]

Is this Print Ad Obscene?

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  Nargis Fakhri has a massive fan following both sides of the Wagah Border. Both Indians and Pakistanis love the actress who made her cinematic debut starring alongside Ranbeer Kapoor in Rockstar. While her following works were not as well-received onscreen, she’s always been a sought-after name and face in […]

Ho Mann Jahaan, Pakistani Music At Its Best

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Cinema in Pakistan has been undergoing a major overhaul in these past few years. Joining the fray of directors making their celluloids dreams come true is Asim Raza, the man behind some of Junoon’s most iconic music videos, including Sayonee and Yaar Bina. Raza has written and directed the movie, […]

Dilwale brings back SRK and Kajol pairing to cinemas this December

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Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan have been the most successful of Bollywood’s cinematic pairings of our times. Their blockbuster hit, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge often known as DDLJ, has been showing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai, India, quite successfully for the past 20 years! While Kajol and SRK, as […]