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Coke Studio opens Season Six with “Jogi”

Coke Studio introduced Season Six’s diverse flavours and elements with “Jogi”, a song that brings the funk and groove of Western Brass elements to Qawwali. Aired on October 20th 2013, “Jogi” is the first single  rele...


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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan commemorates Defense Day with “Khuda Raakhay” – A tribute to the immortal heroes of the 1965 war

Pakistan’s leading music artist, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, has released a unique musical tribute to the martyrs of the 1965 war on the occasion of Defense Day. The nationalistic melody, titled “Khuda Raakhay”, aims at ignitin...



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Madonna to Sell Leger’s Painting to Fund Girls’ Education in Pakistan

Article by Sidrah Zaheer Madonna is known for a lot of different things and most of them are for weird reasons, but despite the image of an eccentric celebrity that she maintains, she is also respected for socially-conscious ca...


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The US Government requests Pakistani comedians Danish Ali and Ali Gul Pir to spread humor in US

Article by Rida Naeem Pakistani jokesters Danish Ali and Ali Gul Pir recently embarked on a comedic performance tour in the US to engage the average American in cultural diplomacy through delivering chuckles, giggles, and lots ...


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Up Close with Pakistani Music Sensation, Bilal Khan

Article by Rida Naeem, Photography by Senna Ahmad Here’s a riddle for you. Who is a pakka Lahori, spicy food loving, Clark Kent-esque glasses wearing singer who has recently been performing concerts all over the US? Well, it...



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Saeein ka (US) Tour bhi Saeein!

Article by Rida Naeem Ali Gul Pir, the comedian who originated the societal idiom of referring to oneself or something as ‘Saeein’ and who infamously made Wasim Akram rap and dance, is set to land in the US for his first US...


Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi attended the official Dare Gala screening of her Hollywood film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

L’Oréal Paris Pakistan Spokesperson, actress, singer and model Meesha Shafi attended the official Dare Gala screening of her cinematic debut venture, The Reluctant Fundamentalist at the 56th BFI London Film Festival 2012. Wi...



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Pakistani Duo “Zeb & Haniya” Perform at the Kennedy Center

By: Rida Naeem On Wednesday, September 12, Coke Studio-famed Pakistani duo, Zeb & Haniya, performed live for a small audience at the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Currently on their US tour, this...


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DC native, Quratulain Balouch Performs for APPNA

By: Rida Naeem Friday, July 6th, Pakistan’s up and rising 23 year old singer – Quratulain Balouch (QB), famed for her Coke Studio performances and drama Humsafar’s soundtrack, performed at the Gaylord Hotel at the Nationa...


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Jarar Malik

                  How would you introduce yourself to our readers? Hey everyone I’m Jarar. Nice to meet you. Tell us a bit about your background – education, family, etc. I grew ...