Showbiz Ki Khala July-23!

Ahad Raza Mir all set for World on Fire

Ahad Raza Mir

The BBC World has unveiled the action-packed trailer of World on Fire season 2 which also features Pakistani heartthrob Ahad Raza Mir. He plays the role of Rajib, a fearless and determined leader of a specialist unit of the British Indian Army during World War II. In the 41-second-long trailer, Ahad makes the cut, making his role a significant one, despite being that of a supporting character. Ahad will feature alongside the show’s cast including Lesley Manville (Robina), Jonah Hauer-King (Harry), Julia Brown (Lois), and Zofia Wichlacz (Kasia). World on Fire takes viewers on a riveting journey through World War II, exploring the distressing events across Britain, France, Germany, and India. The upcoming season 2 promises to delve deeper into the conflict, introducing new plotlines that highlight the resilience and sacrifices of individuals from different nations.

Yumna Zaidi compared to Roohi Bano

Yumna Zaidi

It seems that there are a lot more people supporting Yumna Zaidi these days, both senior and her peers. Recently when Nadia Afgan made a shocking remark about Yumna being an ‘over rated actor’, a lot of actors came to her support including Bushra Ansari, who came out all on her social media praising Yumna for her exceptional acting talent. She praised Yuman for being a remarkable actress and applauded her talent by comparing her with the legendary Roohi Bano. Nadia Jamil and others too joined in and vouched for Yumna. Nadia Afgan on the other had got a backlash from many for saying this for Yumna. Yumna has proved her acting mettle in many dramas and stands as one of the most natural actress who has given her best performances to date. Wahaj Ali took to his Instagram Stories and shared a post highlighting Nadia Jamil’s praise for Yumna.

Hiba Bukhari Clears False Rumors

Recently actor Hiba Bukhari cleared out some false news related to her statement that she had made earlier. Hiba Bukhari is one of the finest actresses in our industry, the false news platform shared rumors about her marriage which triggered her badly. What happened? The actor joked about how her husband makes her do house chores while speaking to her father. She didn’t even know that her joke statement could be taken in a different context and one of the news portals uses it as clickbait news about domestic violence. She took the matter to her Instagram portal where she shared everything. Hiba shared a clip of the same video on her Instagram Story and cleared all rumors about violence and abuse in her marriage. “This is yellow journalism! Stop spreading lies. It is shameful!” The whole conversation between Bukhari and her father-in-law was full of jokes. However, it was taken out of context and created a bizarre drama out of it.

Movies unveiled at Eid-ul-Adha

For the movie fans, the list of movies was endless as great movies were launched at Eid-ul-Adha this year including Babylicious, Teri Meri Kahaniyaan, Once Upon a Time in Karachi among others. Babylicious is an upcoming Pakistani movie in the genre of rom-com. To many viewers’ surprise, the Babylicious cast includes Shahroze Sabzwari and Syra Yousuf as a romantic couple. They started its production before their divorce but it never came to completion even after their divorce. Therefore, they continued shooting after their divorce when they remained on friendly terms with each other. It is the first Pakistani movie to appeal to females to fall under the category of a chick flick. Syra Yousuf and Shahroze Sabzwari movie, Babylicious has been released on 27th June in cinemas all around Pakistan. Teri Meri Kahaniyaan is an anthology of three couples in one movie. The cast includes the top actors from film and television screens including Hira Mani and Mani, Ramsha Khan and Shehryar Munawwar, Mehwish Hayat, Wahaj Ali, the talented Zahid Ahmmed, and Amna Ilyas. The powerful playwright, Khalil-ur-Rehman has penned down the script. Teri Meri Kahaniyaan is an experimental project which is unique in many ways. It includes short films in a single project that shows stories of different people. With a huge and appealing star cast, this movie will grab the attention of a wide audience. Once Upon a Time in Karachi is a crime thriller which stars Mohsin Abbas Haider, Nosheen Shah, Marhoom Ahmad Bilal, Mahrukh Mirza, and Adnan Shah. Abu Aleeha has directed and written the script. It depicts the crime situation in Karachi.

Umro Ayyar all set to be released

The star-studded teasers of UmroAyyar have been released, and the fans of the subcontinental Robin Hood are ecstatic. The movie is set to be released this year, and the fans of the fictional character are excited for the movie to come. The modern adaptation of the classic tale of magic, thievery, and adventure will be portrayed by some of the best actors and actresses in the Pakistani industry. This is not the first time we will see this mega character on the big screen, but it is the first modern adaptation. The movie UmroAyyar features a cast list packed full of some of the best actors and actresses of the moment. While the full cast list hasn’t been released yet, we know the main cast of the movie, and it looks good. The cast of the movie includes Usman Mukhtar, Faran Tahir, Sanam Saeed, Ali Kazmi, Adnan Siddiqui, Simi Raheal, Sana Nawaz, Manzar Sehbi, Asad Chaudhary, Bilal Jutt, Shehroz Sanaullah and Hamza Ali Abbasi. Usman Mukhtar is playing the role of UmroAyyar, and the fans are excited, to say the least. The movie is written by Atif Siddique, who is a writer, actor, and producer. This is his first big written project. The movie is directed by Azfar Jafri, who has movies like Janaan, Siyaah, Sher Dil, Heer Maan Ja, Parchi, and more. As for the production, the movie is produced by VR Chili Production. This is the first big project by the production house, and the eyes of the world are on them. The release date of the movie is expected to be 22nd September 2023.

Cosmetic Surgery for Bushra Ansari

Legendary actress, producer, and singer Bushra Ansari says there is no problem in undergoing cosmetic surgery to look beautiful in old age, but young girls should not undergo plastic surgery. In a recent interview, she opened up about her role in the popular drama ‘Tere Bin’ and her soon-to-be-released stand-up comedy show ‘Malika-e-Tabassum’. She also talked about aging, women’s health, and fitness during the interview. In her opinion, people in showbiz need to take care of their appearance and there is nothing wrong in looking good. According to Bushra Ansari, she is 67 years old, and if she looks 57 years to someone, that is a very good thing. She said that aging should not be considered a taunt and that everyone should accept their age and move forward. According to her, she skips lunch after having a hearty breakfast in the morning, only eats fruit in the afternoon. She admitted that she undergoes cosmetic surgery to look beautiful as she gets older so she wants to look beautiful.