Singer and songwriter Abdullah Qureshi has just released a new song, ‘Tere Saath,’ a collaboration with the singer and music producer Eahab Akhtar, who is situated in LA.
Both the singers unveiled their new project a day before its release with an announcement in an Instagram post. The new single comes as music relief in the time of a lockdown all around the world. Composed and produced by Eahab Akhtar and Abdullah Qureshi has lent his voice to the song.
Talking about the release of this single, Abdullah Qureshi revealed, “I had already been working on a few songs since I was locked down at home when I got Eahab’s call and he told me to check out this new track he made. I just had to say yes for the collab right away because Eahab is just great at what he does. It’s a two-day project, and I have loved working on it, I hope you guys enjoy it as much!”
‘Tere Saath’ follows the release of Qureshi’s critically acclaimed single ‘Baat Adhuri’ and marks as his second project this year. The song has been released on all media platforms.
Abdullah Qureshi initially gained popularity when he started out playing for underground rock and metal bands in Islamabad, and eventually started his own YouTube channel. The star hasn’t looked back since and has been giving the audience back to back hits, some of which include ‘Kali Santro,’ ‘Laapata,’ ‘Awaz Do,’ ‘Daastan,’ and more.
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About Abdullah Qureshi:
Abdullah Qureshi: The singer, songwriter, and composer began his musical career with covers and renditions on YouTube and gained immense popularity with his powerful vocals. The star soon took center stage with his concerts and performances nationwide and abroad. Apart from his hit original “Awaz Do”, from Nescafe Basement season 4, Qureshi has continued his success story with singles including Daastan, Gaai Aasman, Kali Santro, Laapata, and Aaja.
Wash your hands doo doo doo doo doo
Even if you are not a parent, you’d have heard the viral children’s song Baby Shark. The song and its melody, Doo Doo Doo Doo became viral amongst children and parents and elders all had to bear listening to a bunch of sharks narrate their family tree in a crazy melody that really grew on you.
But now it’s back!
Yes, you heard it right!
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Baby Shark is back, but this time, it has come back for a good cause. The latest Baby Shark song urges people to wash their hands and practice good hygiene to fight off the coronavirus.
Although the melody is the same old, it might just start growing on you. But maybe just this once, you’ll let your children watch as much Baby Shark as they want to because it tells them to wash their hands, and this is exactly what is the need of the hour, considering the coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world and has already claimed 15 lives in Pakistan.
So wash your hands doo doo doo 🙂
Given the weak healthcare system of the country, authorities are unable to test every individual for the contagion and the handful of testing facilities are already overwhelmed with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) making all-out efforts to ramp up the country’s testing capacity.
However, during this crisis an online quiz can provide the much-needed assistance to the people doubtful of being infected with the highly-contagious disease.
The online quiz powered by Fourthman Concepts asks you a few simple questions about your current health and let you know with the result the level of risk you have of contracting the virus.
Your result, depending upon the answers, could be low, medium, high or severe.
The questions include:
Do you have cough?
Do you have a cold?
Are you having Diarrhea?
Are you having sorethroat?
Are you having body aches?
Are you having a headache?
Do you have fever (Temperature 37.8 °C and above)?
Are you having difficulty breathing?
Are you experiencing fatigue?
Have you traveled recently during the past 14 days?
Do you have a travel history to a COVID-19 INFECTED AREA?
Do you have direct contact with or are you taking care of a positive COVID-19 PATIENT?
With over 700,000 cases worldwide, the deadly disease has taken more than 33,000 lives across the globe. Meanwhile in Pakistan, the tally has reached 1500 cases, with 15 deaths.
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Special Thanks to China company who made this test.
Sitara: Let Girls Dream’ is an animated short film about child brides
SOC’s animated short film ‘Sitara: Let Girls Dream’ has become the first original Netflix film from Pakistan. It has already won Best Produced Screenplay, Best Music Score and the Humanitarian Award at the Los Angeles Animation Festival 2019.
The short film premiered yesterday at the Nueplex Cinema, in DHA Karachi, attended by renowned names from the industry; Sanam Saeed, Ushna Shah, Ayesha Omer, Adeel Hussain, and Zahid Ahmed.
The fifteen-minute long short film, Sitara demonstrates the journey of a little angel Pari, who dreams of becoming a pilot. However, Pari’s father arranges her marriage with an older guy. The film concludes on a positive note, where we see Pari’s father encouraging Mehr, the younger daughter, to pursue her dream. Mehr, then, becomes a pilot.
It is a silent movie with no dialogues and highlights how burdens of a family keep girls like Pari from realizing their dreams. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, the mastermind behind the film, said in a press statement earlier:
“Waadi Animations is proud to create an animated short that is at par with the best of the world and we are delighted that Sitara will be available to a global audience on Netflix. We hope it will lead to thoughtful discussions as we also begin screening the film in schools and community centers around the world. We strongly believe that investing in the dreams of young girls will lead to a more equitable world.”
The short film is now available on Netflix. Go, check it out if you haven’t already.
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The story of HUM TV’s latest play Sabaat, written by Kashif Anwar and directed by Shehzad Kashmiri is a saga of life’s greatest reality that nothing lasts forever and the only thing that stands the test of time is family, love and relations built on truth, sincerity and mutual respect. Produced under the banner of MD Productions, the story of this serial revolves around the wealthy Farid family. Meeral Farid is a young, bold and vivacious girl but she is narcissist and egocentric and wants to keep everything about life and family under her control, especially her brother Hasan Farid. Being her ‘partner in crime’, Hasan’s life is hugely influenced by Meeral’s decisions but the story takes an interesting turn when he decides to break free of the chains and rules set by his sister to pursue his dreams. What follows is an epic tale of brother-sister rivalry and Meeral’s fight against time itself.
Watch Drama full OST here:
CAST: Mawra Hussain, Osman Mukhtar, Ameer Gilani, Sarah Khan, Seemi Raheel, Syed Muhammad Ahmed, Jahanzeb, Abbas Ashraf Awan, Jaweria Kamran, Leyla Zuberi, Moazzam Ali Khan & Others.
Date & Time: Every Sunday at 8 pm
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Saqib Malik’s debut film ‘Baaji’ will be screened at the UK Asian Film Festival 2020, in London. This is big news for Pakistan, as exclaimed by Meera Ji.
It is scheduled for screening on three different days in 3 different venues; at the Stockton Arts Centre on 27th March, followed by Strathclyde University, Glasgow on 29th March and finally at the Regent Street Cinema, London on 1st April.
The lead actress, Meera was quick to respond to this announcement. She used the opportunity to congratulate and praise everyone involved in the making of the Baaji.
However, it’s alarming that a screening has been scheduled amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. The official Instagram page of Baaji made the announcement yesterday.
This is also the first time that Baaji will be screened in Central London.
The renowned Director and Producer, Haseeb Hasan of Hamdan Films, is gearing up to bring another blockbuster feature film titled ‘AAN’.
The film features Fawad Khan in the lead, a world-renowned actor that lives in the hearts of many people. Fawad Khan is the biggest name in the Pakistan Film Industry who has not only gained a name for himself but also for our beloved country, Pakistan. The megastar will be seen in an avatar like never before.
The ensemble cast will also include Sanam Saeed, Zara Noor Abbas, Jawed Shaikh, Navid Shehzad, Nayyar Ejaz, Naeem Tahir, Aly Khan among many others.
Haseeb Hasan has many projects that are famous worldwide, one of which is “Parwaaz Hai Junoon”. A 2018 war-combat film that hit cinemas worldwide and won the hearts of millions. The film made the highest gross of 40+ crore at the worldwide box office and is set to be the first ever Pakistani film that will be released in China.
The new project, ‘AAN’ will be no exception. The script has been penned down by Umera Ahmed who has helped in turning this little dream into a big reality, with her exceptional writing skills. Some of her famous projects, amongt many others are, Zindagi Gulzaar Hai, Laal, Shehr-e-Zaat and Meri Zaat Zarra Benishan. “AAN” will also be featuring some of the best and intense dialogues that will leave your heart throbbing.
‘AAN’ is the epitome of naval warriors that packs romance and drama between the main actors. It also has a combat and touch of humor that makes it a complete package for the best cinematic experience. The film is set to start shoot in April with pre-set release date at the end of 2020.
About Hamdan Films:
Hamdan Films is a fully established and goal-driven Pakistan-based Production House, that specializes in the art of producing award-winning movies, TV serials, series, TVC’s, documentaries and shows
The talented young actress Rabya Kulsoom after proving her mettle on the small screen is all set to take over the big screens with her debut movie ‘Gawah Rehna.’
Gawah Rehna is set in the 1920s, against the backdrop of Khilafat Movement, which was led by the Muslims of South Asia, before Pakistan came into being. Starring alongside an ensemble cast, including the legendary actor Qavi Khan, Rabya Kulsoom will be seen in a totally new look playing a Hindu character who is the love interestfor the leading man in the film.
Talking about her big-screen debut, the actress said, “I couldn’t have thought of a more challenging role to begin my foray on the big screen. Portraying a Hindu was also a career first me me and I am really looking forward to everyone seeing this intense story when it releases !”
The film, written & directed by Tahir Mehmoud, has been shot in Gujranwala and is all set to release in both Pakistan and Turkey in 2020.
About Rabya Kulsoom:
Rabya Kulsoom: This emerging young talent started in the industry in 2018 with a promising role in “Hara Dil.” With her acting skills and effortless ability, she managed to make her place on the screen in a small period. Though she has only just begun her acting career, she has already starred in various projects alongside veteran actors, including Dil Aara, Shehr e Malal, Meer Abru, and more.
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The stunning actress & host Rabab Hashim has just been signed on as the new face of Moneygram, the leading global money transfer company, for Pakistan.
The launch of Rabab Hashim’s collaboration with the global financial brand includes A series of television commercials targeting the expatriate Pakistani populace around the world – namely North America, Middle East, Europe & Australia.
“I am so proud to be MoneyGram Ambassador for Pakistan.” stated Rabab Hashim on this new collaboration. “The company provides a very important service to my fellow Pakistani’s around the world and I feel good about this association,” she further said.
In addition, being featured in their marketing communications, Rabab will also be attending a host of exclusive meet & greets around the globe, representing the brand & Pakistan, first of which will be in Melbourne, Australia at the Women’s T20 Finals on March 8th, 2020.
About Rabab Hashim:
Successfully stepping on the ladder of success, Rabab Hashim started in the industry as a child reporter for Geo when she was only ten years old. She made her acting debut with Na Kaho Tum Mere Nahi and has starred in various versatile roles in dramas including Piya Mann Bhaye, Marzi, Mannat, Kam Zarf, and Meray Mohsin among others.
Having won the Pepsi battle of the bands season 2 in 2017, Kashmir has emerged as one of the most promising alternative rock bands in the country. After 2 years of several single releases and music videos, the award-winning group in collaboration with Pepsi and Zellbury, has finally released their debut album titled “Khwaab.”
The news arrives alongside the release of another single ‘Dhoop,’ accompanied by a music video directed by Umar Anwar shot in Thailand. The album has nine songs, plus two bonus songs, a compilation of all the songs the band has released individually over the past two years. The corner stone of this album was set back in 2018 when just after winning Pepsi Battle of the Bands, the band announced their album titled ‘Khwaab’ to be released song by song, ultimately leading to a compiled album.
Talking about the release of their album, the band members were visibly excited, “If I could use one word to sum up this whole experience, we can easily say it has been surreal. To have been performing at all these venues, to have been able to put all this music out there has always been a dream, and getting to release this album is just the first step on this musical journey. We have put our heart and soul into making this music, and we hope people can feel some of what we have put out there through it,” said the band.
The band launched their album at a star studded event at Arts Council, Karachi where the band also performed music off their album for the audience. The album launch party was held in collaboration with Pepsi and Zellbury, and welcomed media fraternity, bloggers, and artists. The band’s personal and intimate performance was the highlight of the event.
The album has been released for now as collectible USBs and CDs and will also be available online on all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music and Google Play.
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