Mahira Ties the Knot
Mahira Khan, the beloved actress of Pakistan, has formally entered into matrimony with her boyfriend, Salim Karim, in a wonderfully intimate ceremony hosted in Bhurban. The couple’s nearest and dearest, comprising close friends and family, came together to commemorate their love, turning the event into a truly unforgettable celebration. In the videos that were shared, Mahira was captured walking down the aisle, her emotions swelling as she approached Salim. The bride and groom were visibly touched, sharing a tender embrace and sealing the moment with a kiss on Mahira’s forehead, all amidst the heartfelt applause of their close ones. The ceremony took many fans and celebrities by surprise, considering Mahira Khan, often hailed as Pakistan’s leading star, had successfully kept her private life discreet. Congratulations and heartfelt wishes began flooding in from various quarters of the entertainment industry and beyond.
Shareef Awan at Global Music Awards
Pakistani music producer Sharif Awan has been honored with three gold awards at the Global Music Awards (GMAs) in California for his work on “Music in Covid Times.” The GMAs recognize exceptional artistry, technique, and talent across various music genres, encompassing jazz, classical, fusion, folk, and modern music. As per a press release, the record, produced by the Tehzeeb Foundation, secured victories in multiple categories at the GMAs, including creativity/originality, best album, and best producer. The Tehzeeb Foundation’s primary project, “Indus Raag — Beyond Borders,” had previously earned a gold award at the GMAs in 2016 and was acknowledged as one of the top ten albums of the year. Furthermore, the album marked Pakistan’s inaugural entry at the Grammy Awards in 2015. Reflecting on the achievement, Awan expressed, “A win for music anywhere is a win for music everywhere! I salute all the musicians from Pakistan, India, Germany, and the United Kingdom who collaborated to create this record during challenging circumstances. May the healing power of music persist”.
Shahid Afridi Ties the Knot
Pakistani fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi and Ansha Afridi, the daughter of former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, celebrated their marriage in an extravagant ceremony in Karachi recently. The proud father took to social media to extend his congratulations to the newlyweds. A photo shared on Shahid Afridi’s Instagram depicted the family against a dazzling red and white backdrop, with Ansha adorned in a richly embroidered red bridal gown. The star-studded event was attended by fellow cricketers, including Pakistan’s national cricket team captain Babar Azam and wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan. Babar Azam shared a photo of himself and the groom with the caption, “Heartiest congratulations.” Before the wedding, rumors of a rift between the two teammates had surfaced following their team’s elimination from the Asia Cup 2023. However, Shaheen Shah Afridi put these speculations to rest by posting a candid shot of him and Babar Azam on Instagram.
Atif Aslam Mesmerizes Audience
Atif Aslam possesses a captivating voice that has enthralled audiences worldwide since the release of his debut track, “Aadat.” His musical journey has been a continuous success, charming millions with his melodious renditions. Beyond conventional songs, Atif has also garnered admiration for his soul-stirring performances of Hamds and Naats, such as “Tajdar e Haram” and “Mustafa Jaan e Rehmat.” Despite his hectic global concert schedule, Atif Aslam recently found himself outside of Pakistan for a professional commitment. During this time, he took a moment to visit a local mosque for prayers. In a heartwarming gesture, he beautifully recited the Azaan in the mosque, creating a mesmerizing and spiritually uplifting experience. Atif’s rendition of the Azaan has touched the hearts of millions, adding another layer to his multifaceted talent. The scene of him calling the Azaan was truly enchanting and left a lasting impression on those who witnessed it.
Shagufta Ejaz’s Pain
Shagufta Ejaz, a seasoned actress celebrated for her remarkable performances and distinctive fashion sense, has been an open book with her fans since her debut on PTV. Continuously impressing audiences, she remains connected with her admirers through YouTube, where she candidly shares her family’s stories. In a poignant revelation, Shagufta Ejaz opened up about the painful journey her mother endured in her battle against cancer. Losing her mother was a heart-wrenching experience, marked by a courageous fight against the relentless disease. Despite the formidable challenges, Shagufta’s mother displayed unwavering strength throughout her treatment. Shagufta aimed to raise awareness about cancer, emphasizing the crucial importance of early detection. Shagufta Ejaz passionately advocates for cancer awareness, particularly urging individuals with a history of cancer in their families to undergo regular screenings. Through her personal story, she seeks to highlight the importance of early detection and the vital role that support from loved ones plays in the fight against this formidable adversary.