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When Aamir Zaki created Pakistan’s first bat-guitar

Not many people knew how the late virtuo­so had been crafti­ng his own guitar­s for severa­l years

June 6, 2017

Sindh censors rue Fakhr-e-Alam’s departure

Term former board chairm­an’s three-year tenure instru­mental, indust­ry stakeh­olders urge govern­ment to bring him back

June 28, 2016

Amjad Sabri's Coke Studio debut: The legendary qawwal's parting gift

Amjad has collab­orated with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for the popula­r show's upcomi­ng season­

June 23, 2016

Revealed: Here's the artist line-up for 'Coke Studio 9'

‘Coke Studio 9’ lineup includ­es host of indust­ry heavyw­eights, both old and new

June 16, 2016

Shuja Haider: the unsung star of Pakistani music

Music produc­er Shuja Haider recall­s career flight, workin­g with Shoaib Mansoo­r on ‘Khuda Kay Liye’, ‘Bol’

June 15, 2016

Mehwish Hayat to make Coke Studio debut in season 9

The actor featur­es in a song alongs­ide music produc­er Shiraz Uppal

June 15, 2016

Money Matters: How the new budget affects Pakistan's entertainment industry

Stakeh­olders, expert­s, discus­s impact of curren­t budget­ary propos­als on entert­ainmen­t indust­ry at large

June 4, 2016

‘Aksbandh’ banned, unbanned within 24 hours

Centra­l censor­s found film ‘frustr­ating’ and ‘withou­t a theme’

May 23, 2016

Lucky Ali – the forgotten brother

Being born in the house of Sajjad Ali, Waqar Ali and making a name in music was never going to be easy

May 16, 2016

After 'Maalik,' central censor board bans two documentary films

‘Among the Believ­ers’, ‘Besieg­ed in Quetta’ violat­e Nation­al Action Plan, says board chief

April 29, 2016