Extremists threaten to disrupt music launch of Ghulam Ali-starrer movie

Courtesy The News International NEW DELHI: A Hindu extremist group has threatened to disrupt music launch of Ghulam Ali-starrrGhar Wapisi, local media reported on Monday. According to reports, Suhaib Ilyasi has filed a complaint with police that  Visnu Gupta, a leader of Hindu Sena, has threatened to disrupt the launch. The director told media his…

Om Puri in Pakistan — “Indian majority holds no grudge against Pakistanis”

Courtesy Dawn News LAHORE: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, referring to a lynching incident in Dadri, India, in which a mob attacked a Muslim family, termed the happening shameful for his country. Mr Puri who is currently in Pakistan on a three-day visit to attend International Film Festival organised by Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW),…

Curtain raiser: NAPA’s Young Directors’ Theatre Fest kicks off tomorrow

Courtesy Dawn News Following the success of the Napa International Festival in March, Karachi’s National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) has introduced a new drama festival that puts the directors of tomorrow in the spotlight. The first Young Directors’ Theatre Festival will kick off tomorrow and continue till November 29 at the academy’s auditorium. The…

Shakespeare’s Globe brings Hamlet to Lahore

Courtesy Dawn News LAHORE: Shakespeare’s Globe started its world tour in 2014, performingHamlet, the Bard’s most famous tragedy, across the world before coming to Pakistan — its 197th country. The touring company on Friday performed Hamlet at Kinnaird College’s amphitheatre that was packed to capacity. The character of Hamlet, the chief protagonist, was played by…