We bring you a around-up of updates to keep you in the know of what’s happening locally and around the globe!
Urwa Hocane replaces Sohai Ali Abro in ‘Kaaf Kangana’
Exceptional writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar returns to directing with his second venture, Kaaf Kangana. Qamar recently revealed his film’s leading trio – Sohai Ali Abro, Sami Khan and Ghana Ali. However, in a turn of events, it was reported that Urwa Hocane would now be taking the female lead of an Indian girl, Kangana, opposite Sami Khan. The cast change hasn’t affected the shooting schedules at all. Urwa has joined the set in Lahore and will reshoot the sequences Sohai had shot in Islamabad last month.
Rizwan Beyg to represent Pakistan at the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange
Seasoned designer Rizwan Beyg makes Pakistan proud as he gets chosen to represent Pakistan, along with a number of designers from all over the world, at the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange at the Buckingham Palace. The Commonwealth’s 52 countries are coming together for the first time to celebrate the power and potential of artisans, and to encourage new partnerships, trade networks and sustainability across states. Way to go Rizwan!
Could Saba Qamar be a part of Hindi Medium’s sequel?
Rumour has it Hindi Medium’s sequel is in the works and ever since the film became a blockbuster hit, it went on to pick up some coveted awards. People can’t help but wonder if Saba Qamar will be a part of the sequel. This is the first time that an actress from Pakistan was nominated for a Best Actor (female) in a Leading Role category. Irrfan Khan will hands down be a part of the film but whether Qamar is in it or not remains unknown, considering the unofficial ban of actors from Pakistan working in India. When asked, Saba Qamar said, “After the massive success of Hindi Medium, the producers are all set for a schedule. I hope Irrfan and I get to work in the second installment of the blockbuster.” We’ll just have to wait and see what happens!
Sonam Kapoor to marry beau Anand Ahuja
They’re getting married! A source has revealed Sonam Kapoor is to marry her beau this June! The source also shared that the duo will have an intimate engagement prior to their big day. Further reports suggest that the PadMan actor has chosen Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla to design the perfect wedding outfits! Sonam is known for being one of the best dressed actors in Bollywood - we can’t wait to see what she will look like as a bride!
Tom Hardy loses a bet to Leonardo DiCaprio, gets his name tattooed
Actor Tom Hardy has “Leo knows all” inked on his bicep two years after losing a bet with Leonardo DiCaprio who designed it. The actors starred together in the 2015 film The Revenant. DiCaprio had then said Hardy would bag an Oscar nomination for it. Hardy disagreed and they decided that whoever lost the bet would get a tattoo of the winner’s choosing. While Hardy has kept quiet about the statement for a while, a fan’s selfie with him revealed the tattoo. A real man of his word Hardy turned out to be.
Katherine Heigl joins ‘Suits’ after Meghan, Patrick’s departure
As Meghan Markle and Patrick J Adams depart hit legal drama Suits, the series will introduce a new star power in the upcoming eighth season of the show. USA Network announced that Katherine Heigl will join the cast as a series regular. The former Grey’s Anatomy actor will play Samantha Wheeler, a talented new partner at Pearson Specter Litt. Her role will challenge the status quo of the office as she becomes either its greatest asset or most powerful enemy.