News Wrap, November 13: Saba Qamar Turns Politician For ‘Mandi’, Celebs Praise Humayun Saeed’s Act in The Crown, Meera Attacks Mahira Khan & More

News Wrap

The entertainment industry of Pakistan is buzzing at a steady pace. We at Fashion Times Magazine have curated a group of top stories that trended this week.

Rabia Anum Obaid Stands by Domestic Abuse Victims

TV Anchor Rabia recently made an appearance at Nida Yasir’s Good Morning Pakistan. As the show started she informed the host that she isnt comfortable with the presence of actor Mohsin Abbas Haider who has been accused of domestic violence in the past. Shorty, Rabia walked out of the show and stuck with her stance on domestic abuse victims.

Meera Launches Fresh Attacks On Mahira Khan

Meera is back again at what she does best. In a recent interview with The Fame Pakistan, she made fun of fellow actor Mahira Khan’s Punjabi accent in The Legend of Maula Jatt. For the unversed, Meera has often made headlines for calling out the Raees star. Meera commented, “But Mahira Khan’s Punjabi accent was terrible; sorry. I think I could have done an amazing job, don’t you think.”

Local Celebrities Praise Humayun Saeed’s Netflix Debut

The superstar Humayun Saeed is basking in the glory of his grand international debut ‘The Crown Season 5’. His performance as Dr. Hasnat Khan is getting rave reviews not just globally but locally too. Celebs like Momina Mustehsan, Adnan Siddiqui and Mira Sethi have joined the crowd applauding his “natural” flair. Mushtehsan praised Saeed’s “beautiful portrayal” of the relationship while Siddiqui highlighted how the “entire Pakistan is basking” in Saeed’s “glory”.

Saba Qamar Turns Politician For Upcoming Drama ‘Mandi’

2022 undoubtedly belongs to Queen Saba Qamar, with back-to-back hit projects like Mr and Mrs Shameem, Ghabrana Nahi Hai, Kamli and Fraud, the actress will surely be sweeping all the awards next season. Qamar has started shooting for her next project Mandi, where she plays a politician. The Hindi Medium actress has confirmed the project in her Instagram post that reads, “Mandi. Jahan Sab biktay hein [a large marketplace where everything sells],” she wrote in the caption. Mandi will also feature Ainy Jaffri Rehman, Mikaal Zulfiqar and Shayan Khan.

Iqra Aziz And Wajahat Hussain Team Up Again For ‘Mannat Muraad’

After Khuda Aur Muhabbat 3, the magical duo Iqra and Wajahat are back with another 7th Sky Production, titled Mannat Murad. Rumor has it that Farhan Saeed will be the leading man.

Nabeel Qureshi’s Next Is A Short Film For See Prime

Considered one of the leading directors of Pakistan, Nabeel Qureshi has given some great films to the local cinema and has won many hearts with their work. The Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad director’s next project is a short film for See Prime. Nabeel will be exploring the horror-comedy genre, the star cast includes Mani, Hira Mani and Gul-e-Rana.

Maria B Boycotts Joyland

Saim Sadiq’s Joyland is all set for a theatrical release on November 18. However, designer Maria B urged followers on social media to boycott the film as it shows an extramarital affair between two men but also encourages gender transition surgery. One of her Instagram posts read, “Our Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) especially warned his Ummah to stay away from the Fitna of Qaum-e-Lut”.

Actors Madiha Rizvi And Hasan Noman Amicably Part Ways After 9 Years Marriage

Madiha dropped a bombshell on fans when she announced the news of her divorce. Taking to Instagram, Rizvi shared a statement, stating that she and her husband of nine years have parted ways amicably. Her post read, “With much gratitude for our time together, Hasan and I have amicably finalised our divorce. We’ve been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us. And the final conclusion is to part our ways for the best.”

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