MUMBAI: Pressure on the makers of Raees is augmenting with the approaching of its date of release.
Sources privy to Newspakistan.tv here have learnt that film distributor named Akshaye Rathi has been threatened of dire consequences by Shiv Sena’s Chhattisgarh wing in case the said venture is released.
The pundits at the helm of affairs here have revealed that the film is going through a tough time here in India since it features Pakistani actress Mahira Khan in significant role.
According to details, the political party has cautioned the distributor regarding the after effects if they give a go-ahead nod to the movie.
However, it has further been reported that Akshaye has approached the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister’s Office and Shiv Sena‘s Youth Wing President Aaditya Thackeray so as to contain this problem.
He took to twitter: “Dear @AUThackeray, We have received this threat letter from your Chhattisgarh unit against playing @iamsrk’s #Raees. Do you endorse it?”
It is pertinent to mention here that following Sept 18, 2016 Uri attack (in which 19 Indian soldiers were shot dead), the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) gave a 48-hour ultimatum to all Pakistani artistes to leave India.
Meanwhile, another Pakistani actress Saba Qamar is all set to commence her Bollywood career with the movie titled Hindi Medium alongside Irfaan Khan.
(VIDEO AND TEXT) CG Grace Shelton celebrates 15th Daniel Pearl World Music Day with Karachiites at Arts Council!
M. M. ALAM
KARACHI: Scene was set at the auditorium of Arts Council, not very far away from where the Pressman Daniel Pearl’s kidnapping began 15 years ago.
Karachiites converged there to be part of a musical tribute to Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl – a courageous journalist who went harm’s way in search of truth.
Musical performances have been held since 2002 all over the world.
One may marvel why a melodious homage to a slain pressman?
Danny was a talented writer who was adept enough with the written words to make a living in the top ranks of journalism.
But it was in music that he found an essential form of expression.
A talented violinist, fiddler and mandolin player Danny kept passion for music ignited throughout his career.
During numerous postings all over the world he joined town bands, orchestras and chamber groups.
Consequently, he left behind a long trail of musician friends in cities across the world stretching from Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Atlanta, Paris, Tehran to Mumbai.
Daniel Pearl’s family chose music to celebrate the ideals of tolerance friendship and shared humanity.
They formed a foundation to further the ideals that inspired Danny’s life and work, spotlight his love of music to build bridges and create friendship.
Speaking on the occasion Consul General of USA Grace Shelton thanked President Pakistan Arts Council Ahmed Shah for his support.
Broadway Bridges (Pakistan) took the audience on the tour of classic and contemporary Broadway from beloved musicals such as Sound of Music to Cabaret to the Cutting-Edge Hit Shows such as Rent and Hamilton.
KARACHI: PRESIDENT ARTS COUNCIL (AC) OF PAKISTAN AHMED SHAH SNAPPED PRESENTING A BOUQUET TO US CONSUL GENERAL GRACE SHELTON ON THE OCCASION OF THE 15TH DANIEL PEARL WORLD MUSIC DAY CELEBRATED HERE AT AC.
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian cricketer Virat Kohli wed at a resort in Tuscany
TUSCANY (ITALY): Following weeks of speculations, finally the two Indian Super Stars Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma had tied the knot here.
The Cricketer took to the tweeter to proclaim: ” Today we promised each other to be bound in love for ever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you”.
Wedding, the was a private affair, was attended by very close family members and friends.
Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you.This beautiful day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans & well wishers. Thank you for being such an important part of our journey. pic.twitter.com/aobTUwMNAK
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) December 11, 2017
Twitteratis were quick to respond:
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) December 11, 2017
Official trailer of James Cameron’s sci-fi film ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is out with a bang!
HOLLYWOOD: James Cameron’s latest project, Hollywood sci-fi film Alita:Battle Angel released its first teaser amidst great excitement.
Robert Rodriguez directorial, the film circles around the life of a young woman’s journey to untangle truth about her identity and her fight against the world. The film is inspired by a Japanese fiction series set in the 26th century.
The movie’s cast includes Jennifer Conelly, Rosa Salazar, Eiza Gonzales and Michelle Rodriguez along with various others.
Alita: Battle Angel is all set to release worldwide next year on 20th of July.