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Pakistani wrestler says he was unfairly compensated by Riz Ahmed

A wrestler who featured in the music video of British-Pakistani rapper and actor Riz Ahmed, says he was exploited. According to a thread posted on Twitter by Awais Khalid, a research associate, a wrestler named Rashid Pehlwan in Lahore was featured in a music video titled ‘Mogambo’ last year, when Ahmed visited Pakistan for a literary festival.

Pakistan is one of the friendliest countries: Randi Zuckerberg

“Pakistan has given us women such as Malala Yousafzai and Benazir Bhutto,” she said ... “Many failed and were forced to go to Apple to get their phones unlocked.” Her passion for music led her to launch a live Facebook band. “At the time of launch, there were only two viewers and those were my parents. It was a complete flop.

Pakistani wrestler claims being unfairly compensated by Riz Ahmed

A wrestler who featured in the music video of British-Pakistani rapper and actor, Riz Ahmed, claims facing exploitation. According to a thread posted on Twitter by Awais Khalid, a research associate, a wrestler named Rashid Pehlwan in Lahore was featured in a music video titled ‘Mogambo’ last year, when Ahmed visited Pakistan for a literary ...

Inspired by India’s JNU, students in Pakistan hit the streets today

The protest in Pakistan, like those in India, is being spearheaded by left-wing student groups. “Left-wing politics (in Pakistan) was different. But we have now started doing music and street theatre,” Awais Qarni, a former MPhil scholar and representative of the Revolutionary Students Front, one of the 30 groups organising the march ...

Pakistani, Japanese artists collaborate for NIHON

ISLAMABAD: The Japanese Embassy in collaboration with the Islamabad Art Festival, 2019 organised a joint music performance of Pakistani and Japanese artistes titled ‘NIHON Cultural Performance ...

Japanese artists bring fusion music to art festival

Saxophone player Naomi Tabata, percussionist Ayumu Takanabe and Emi Kitagawa on the piano performed various genres of Japanese music ranging from classic, jazz, j-pop, European sounding Japanese folk and Pakistani music. This is the second time the trio have been flown in from Japan. Naomi Tabata is a saxophone player of Osaka Shion Wind ...