NETFLIX SET TO LAUNCH FIRST SAUDI THRILLER SERIES ‘WHISPERS

Thu 28 May 2020: Netflix announced it is set to launch the first Saudi Arabian thriller series “Whispers” on June 11, the world’s leading streaming said in a press release, adding that the eight-episode drama show will be shown in 190 countries and subtitled in over 20 languages. “The new series is one of many […]

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URDU YOUTUBE CHANNEL OF ‘RESURRECTION ERTUĞRUL’ RACES TOWARD RECORD

Thu 21 May 2020: Turkish television series “Diriliş Ertuğrul” (“Resurrection: Ertuğrul”) is aiming to break the world record for the most new subscribers on YouTube in a 28-day period. After being aired on the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV), TRT Ertugrul by PTV, the series’ Urdu-language YouTube channel, crossed 2 million subscribers and over 100 million […]

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ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL TO BEGIN ONLINE FROM FRIDAY

Thu 14 May 2020: Turkey’s prestigious Istanbul Film Festival will begin online from Friday, with 15 selected films set to entertain the public from May 15-29. The 39th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), originally scheduled from April 10-21, was postponed earlier amid fears of coronavirus or COVID-19 […]

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BOLLYWOOD LEGEND IRRFAN KHAN PASSES AWAY AT 53, BATTLING COLON INFECTION

Wed 29 April 2020: His movie credits include internationally acclaimed offerings such as The Lunchbox and the Hollywood blockbuster Jurassic World. Actor Irrfan Khan died on Wednesday in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, where he was being treated for a colon infection. A statement released by his family said that Mr Khan spent his final hours “surrounded by his […]

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ERTUGRUL SERIES SHOWCASES LIFE WITH VALUES: PM IMRAN KHAN

Sun 26 April 2020: The Turkish television series Resurrection: Ertugrul is an “interesting” drama which shows Islamic culture, said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. “It is part of history in which values of Islamic culture have been showcased,” Khan told journalists in Islamabad on Friday. State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) late Saturday launched the first episode […]

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