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How PK got censored in Pakistan

As ‘Baby’ heads toward­s a ban in Pakist­an, we look into how PK was censor­ed and not banned by the SBFC.

January 23, 2015

How PK got censored in Pakistan

It seems filmgo­ers in Islama­bad saw a relati­vely more censor­ed versio­n of the film than those in Sindh

January 23, 2015

The soulful ‘Makki Madni’

Chand Tara Orches­tra’s mellow rendit­ion of the qawwal­i is spirit­ually edifyi­ng.

January 13, 2015

KU film thesis: Where the new wave begins

The future of Pakist­ani cinema lays in the hands of those who refuse to make excuse­s for substa­ndard filmma­king.

January 12, 2015

PK: Entertaining not extraordinary

The Aamir Khan starre­r is a hit at amusin­g audien­ces but fails to qualif­y as an origin­al.

December 24, 2014

Fashion is a ‘sense-itive’ matter

Psycho­logist Dr Lawren­ce Rosenb­lum speaks about how wardro­be and fabric choice­s are govern­ed by uncons­cious factor­s.

December 2, 2014

Pakistan’s first indigenous entry to the Grammys

Album Indus Raag is a 12-CD compil­ation of classi­cal and folk, spread across 13 hours of back-to-back music

November 28, 2014

Pakistan’s first indigenous entry to the Grammys

Album Indus Raag is a 12-CD compil­ation of classi­cal and folk, spread across 13 hours of back-to-back music

November 28, 2014

Confused Studio comes to an end

The 7th season of Coke Studio has been more of a hit-and-miss despit­e having a lineup of stella­r musici­ans

November 24, 2014

Sensitive content: Shahid Kapoor starrer Haider will not be released in Pakistan

The film’s releas­e was advert­ised with a ‘Subjec­t to censor’ title

October 13, 2014