We bring you a round-up of updates to keep you in the know of what’s happening locally and around the globe!
Reham Khan’s Tell-All Biography Gets A Surprise Release On Amazon
TV journalist, philanthropist and former wife of PTI chairman Imran Khan, Reham Khan announced the release of her tell-all biography on Amazon. Titled Reham Khan, the 563-page biography is said to detail the main events of her life. However, the book caused an uproar prior to release due to its rumoured portrayal of her ex-husband Imran Khan as well as other notable personalities like former cricketer Wasim Akram and PTI leade Zulfiqar Bukhari. In an interview with CNN-IBN, she referred to her biography as “an in-depth book about my life and relationships” and explains that “those relationships and their problems… have an impact on the futures of all Pakistanis and people in our region.”
Minor Girl Killed As Askari Park Ride Collapses In Karachi
A 12-year-old girl, Kashaf Dukhtar, was killed and 25 others injured when a ride, being operated on a trial basis, in Karachi’s newly-inaugurated Askari Amusement Park broke apart last week. Eyewitnesses said there was a loud explosion somewhere in the swing’s mechanism and it fell down from its peak, causing parkgoers inside the ride to be slammed onto the ground and being crushed underneath. Two days before opening, the park’s managing director, Shafqat Jafri said that the machinery had been imported from China. On a query regarding safety checks, he had said that no officials had visited the park yet as there were no laws governing such rides in the country.
France Win The World Cup After Six-Goal Thriller With Croatia-As It Happened
France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium last week to lift the trophy for the second time in 20 years. Croatia fought hard for an hour but gradually ran out of steam after playing extra time in their three previous matches, and goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe gave France a three-goal cushion. Mandzukic pounced on a mistake by France keeper Hugo Lloris to cut the deficit in the 69th minute, making it the highest-scoring final over 90 minutes in 60 years, but Croatia could not find the net again in their first World Cup final.
Sanjay Dutt Has Started Working On His Autobiography
According to Indian Express, the actor’s autobiography will include stories that he “never had the chance to tell before.” Dutt shares, “I have had the fortune of living a remarkable life, full of ups and downs, joys and sorrows. There are so many interesting stories to tell that I’ve never had the chance to tell before. I am looking forward so much to sharing my memories and emotions with readers everywhere.” The memoir will be published on his 60th birthday on July 29, 2019 and is being billed as “perhaps the biggest, most dramatic and honest star memoir to emerge out of Bollywood.”
Your Favourite DC Villain Is Getting His Solo Movie
The Joker origin movie has been in talks for a long time and rumours about the film featuring Joaquin Phoenix have been making the rounds. Now, Hollywood Reporter confirms that the movie has been given the green light. Shooting will begin in September. From the looks of it, we’re pretty sure the story will be based on Alan Moore’s The Killing Joke and we’re thinking Joaquin Phoenix just might pull it off. Jared Leto, however, will be reprising his role as The Joker in the sequel for Suicide Squad and a movie on The Joker and Harley Quinn.
Beyoncé And Balmain Come Together For A Charity Capsule Collection
Beyoncé collaborated with Balmain on a collection inspired by her Coachella wardrobe. She wore a selection of outfits designed by Balmain’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing and the duo decided to let fans have a slice of the action. The capsule collections of T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies all feature Beyoncé’s initials written in Greek letters to reflect the theme of sorority life. All the money raised from the collection will be donated to the United Negro College Fund. This follows Beyoncé donating $100,000 to four historically black colleges following her Coachella set.