Mishal Abbas Khawaja

  • Ever since Edward Said’s Orientalism was published in 1971, it became clear and widely accepted that the West has, since the very beginning, associated Islam and Mulims with negative images and cliches. The word Islamophobia was first used in the year 1991, and was explained in the Runnymede ...

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  • COVID-19 has affected every single soul around the globe. Leading to a complete shutdown/lockdown has led to an increase in the number of problems and issues faced by women. Quarantine measures imposed as a response and way to protect people from COVID-19 are putting people specifically women and ...

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  • LAHORE    -    Qawwali, a form of Sufi/classical music that was made globally famous by Shankar-Shambhu and Nustrat Fateh Ali Khan, has been known to move the audiences to a state of emotional rapture. The purpose of Qawwali is to arouse mystical love and euphoria. In ...

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  • Toni Morrison, the Nobel Prize winning author of “Beloved” passed away at the age of 88, in New York on Monday night, 6th August 2019. Morrison was raised into a family of the working class, who had migrated North fleeing Southern racism. Born in the depths of the Great Depression, ...

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  • The nominees for the Mercury Award 2019 have been announced. Rap and guitar music dominate this year’s shortlist, with The 1975, Dave, Foals, Slowthai, and Little Simz among the shortlisted acts. Albums addressing race, class hierarchy and immigration populate the list. The political vibe ...

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  • Mahira khan had recently been part of a controversy after veteran actor Firdous Jamal termed her as a “mediocre” model and said that Khan is no longer “fit” to get the heroine part in upcoming films. Mahira penned down a heartfelt and inspiring note, regarding ...

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  • Mohsin Abbas Haider has been the talk of the town for the last few days. The “Meri Guriya” star was accused of domestic abuse by his wife Fatema Sohail. The police have registered a first information report (FIR) against Haider on the behalf of Sohail. The FIR includes charges of ...

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  • Mehdi Hassan, a legendary and one of Pakistan’s most celebrated Urdu ghazal singers, was born on the 18th of July 1927 in a village called Luna. He hailed from a family with a rich musical background. Hassan learned his craft from his father and uncle. His ancestors being the ...

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  • Disney’s next film to hit the big screen is ‘‘The Lion King’’, a photorealistic remake of the classic 1994 movie that won an Academy Award. The latest iteration of The Lion King, just like the original, focuses on Simba’s journey towards becoming the King of ...

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  • The first song from Mahira Khan and Bilal Ashraf’s movie Superstar, is out and has everyone going gaga. The song is called ‘Bekeraan’ and is sung by the immensely talented Ali Sethi and Zeb Bangash. Both of them are Pakistan’s most celebrated singers. The duo has performed ...

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  • Saadat Hassan Manto, a famous name in the genre of Urdu literature. He was a leading Urdu short story writer and playwright of the twentieth century. Manto worked for the All India Radio during the Second World War. His partition stories make him an eminent and prominent writer. The way Manto ...

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  • A Netflix original, Strangers Things’ return breaks the record within the first four days of its release. Almost over 40 million people watched the show as soon as it was released and according to Netflix 18 million users have already finished all eight episodes. Stranger Things, since its ...

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  • An unexpected twist in the ICC World Cup semi-final as New Zealand beat India by 18 runs. The ICC World Cup semi-final between India and New Zealand was scheduled on the 5th of July, 2019. Due to rain, the match was suspended and the reserved day started with New Zealand setting 240 as the target ...

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  • Maleficent 2’s official trailer is finally out and has left Jolie’s fans startled by her appearance as the malicious, evil queen. It gives us a glimpse of Jolie’s villanous yet breathtaking character, Maleficent. She stuns as the wicked queen alongside Elle Fanning as the petite ...

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