Pakistan keen to expand trade and economic cooperation with Portugal: NA Speaker

Courtesy The News International ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan was keen to forge strong bilateral relations with Portugal. He underlined the need for regular exchange of Parliamentary delegations to facilitate comprehensive bilateral engagements. He was speaking to Portuguese Charge de Affairs Mr Joao Paulo Marques Sabido Costa, who called…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to portray Manto in Nandita Das’ film

Courtesy The News International CANNES: Hindi cinema’s rising star Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been chosen to portray the famous Pakistani literary character Saadat Hasan Manto in Nandita Das’ upcoming Indo-French co-production named ‘Manto’, according to a Times of India report. Nandita Das, who has twice been part of the Cannes Film Festival jury, made the formal…

Virtual reality films comes to Cannes, Spielberg sounds warning

Courtesy The News International CANNES, France: Virtual reality movie-making is taking flight at this year´s Cannes Film Festival alongside traditional film offerings. A pavilion is dedicated to the immersive technology, with virtual reality film screenings and discussions as part of the festival´s tandem Marche du Film sessions. Among those showing virtual reality films — all…