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Polar Music Prize Winner Metallica Donates it’s Prize Money to Afghanistan

Metallica has donated their 1 million Swedish Kronor prize money, awarded last week when they became the 2018 Polar Music Prize Laureate, to three charities.  50% is given to the Stockholm City Mission, which supports the homeless in Stockholm, 25%

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Afganistan’s National Institute of Music Receives Prestigious Polar Music Prize

Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, founder of Afghanistan’s National Institute of Music,  accepted prestigious Polar Music Prize from the hands of His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a ceremony held at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm on Thursday evening.

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Aryana Sayed Nominated for 2018 Atlantic Council Freedom Award

Aryana  Sayed, Afghanistan’s most popular  pop star, songwriter, and TV personality is among the recipients of the 2018 Atlantic Council Freedom Award.  Born in 1985 in Kabul to a Pashto speaking father and a Dari speaking mother, Aryana left her country

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Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone tie the knot

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone tied the knot in a quiet, secret ceremony weeks ago at an undisclosed beach destination. According to Firstpost, friends of the couple have revealed the Padmavaat stars’ marriage. This comes just a day after news

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Bollywood diva Sri Devi passes away

Bollywood icon and the first female superstar in the industry  Sri Devi passed away at age 54 on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest. The news was confirmed by her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor. The first female superstar of Bollywood was reportedly

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Aryana Sayed, Qais Ulfat win at DAF BAMA Music Awards 2017

The diva of Afghan music industry, Aryana Sayed, and the Shahzada (Dari word for prince), Qais Ulfat, won awards at the DAF BAMA Music Awards 2017 which was held in Hamburg, Germany on November 17th. Aryana Sayed received the Afghan

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10 iconic Bollywood items auctioned at for exorbitant amounts of money

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IIFA 2017 to be held in New York

The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) is going to be held in New York, USA on July 14-15. The gala will be held at the iconic MetLife Stadium, where American has seen National Football League games,

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Afghan singer among top 30 beautiful women in the world

According to a poll by Buzznet, Mozhdah  Jamalzadah is among the top 30 beautiful women in the world. Jamalzadah is one of Afghanistan’s most renowned pop singers. Raised in Vancouver, Canada, Mozhdah studied Broadcast Journalism at the British Columbia Institute

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Beauty and the Beast tops $900mn mark at worldwide box office

“Beauty and the Beast”, Disney’s blockbuster, has collected over USD 900mn at the worldwide box office after less than four weeks of its release. The movie is now the 42nd highest worldwide grosser, beating “Harry Potter and the Goblet of

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Shahrukh Khan recruits lady bodyguards

Bollywood’s King Khan, Shahrukh Khan, announced during a recent event that he has hired lady bodyguards for his protection. “I have appointed female bodyguards now, because I have a number of female fans which are uncountable. It was getting very

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12th edition of Afghan Star was groundbreaking

The entire Afghanistan sat to watch the grand finale of the 12th edition of Afghan Star–Afghanistan’s “pop idol”–on Nawruz. This year’s Afghan Star edition stood out the most. For the first time in the history of the show a female

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Zee Cine Awards 2017 complete winners list

Best Cinematography – Shivaay Best Editing – Neerja Best Action – Shivaay Best Visual Effects – Shivaay Best Editing – Neerja Best Production Design – Neerja Best Sound Design – Sultan Best Background Score – Airlift Best Dialogue – Pink

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Netflix to release a satire on war in Afghanistan starring Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt will be seen as a four-star general in the upcoming satire on the war in Afghanistan, “War Machine,” tasked with commanding the US war in Afghanistan. The movie is based on the best-selling book “The Operators: The Wild

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Afghan Women Orchestra wins the Freemuse Award 2017

Zohra, Afghanistan’s first and only all women orchestra, received the Freemuse Award 2017 for their role in empowering women through music. The women from Zohra orchestra are students at the National Institute of Music (ANIM) and the first women in

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2017 Filmfare Award Winners List

Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt take the black lady home for their roles in Dangal and Udta Punjab respectively. Soonam Kapoor bags the Critics Best Actress award for her power packed performance in Neerja. Shahid Kapoor and Manooj Bajpaee win

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Bollywood’s forgotten divas

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IIFA 2016 award winners

Best Picture Award: Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Direction Award: Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani Best Performance in a Leading role (Male) Award: Ranveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani Best Performance in a Supporting role (Male) Award: Anil Kapoor for Dil Dhadhakne

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Leonardo DiCaprio to play the role of Jalaluddin Rumi

The Gladiator writer David Franzoni is making a biopic on Sufi poet Jalaluddin Rumi Balkhi and aims to “challenge the stereotypical portrayal of Muslim characters in Hollywood.” He wants to cast Ledonardo DiCaprio as Rumi and Robert Downey Jr as

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Top 10 richest actors in the world

Keanu Reeves- Net worth: $350 million He has a net worth that is about $350 million. You may know him for his role in the Matrix. This film was very popular at that time. Keanu Reeves made his wealth from

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15 memorable dialogues from Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘FAN’ movie

Connection bhi na kamal ki cheez hai, Bas ho gaya toh ho gaya, Wifi Bluetooth se bhi zyada strong hai apna connection, woh sirf star nahin hai, duniya hai meri Apna Aryan hai, Amreeka nahin jo visa nahin lagega Film

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‘Sesame Street’ unveils Afghan Muppet called Zari

  Baghch-e-Simsim, which is the Afghan version of the Sesame Street, unveiled a fresh face on Thursday: a Hijab-clad muppet named Zari. Zari plays the role of a feminist in the show where she will focus on “girls’ empowerment, national

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Leonardo DiCaprio wins his first Oscar award

The winners were announced at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood Sunday, with Chris Rock serving as host. Although Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Revenant” led overall with 12 nominations, the Charlize Theron-led action film, “Mad Max: Fury Road” cleaned up in

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Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja Bhanot becoming a massive hit

Sonam Kapoor’s, Neerja Bhanot, is set to become the first biggest hit of the year. The movie is based on the life of a model-turned-air hostess Neerja Bhanot who fights four Palestinian hijackers to save the lives of 359 passengers

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Nominations for the 61st Filmfare Awards winners

It’s that time of the year again when the best of Bollywood of the previous year will be honored through Filmfare Awards, the most prized reward as far as film awards are concerned. The nominations for the 2016 Filmfare Awards

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