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Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 11, Maryam 7 years in Avenfield case
In a verdict which will be remembered for years in Pakistan, the court announced 10-years imprisonment to deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and seven years to daughter Maryam Nawaz in the Avenfield case. The former prime minister’s son-in-law, Safdar, was also sentenced to a year in prison. Nawaz was further fined eight million pound sterling and Maryam was slapped with a two million pound fine.
Fawad Khan to judge and perform for Pepsi Battle of the Bands again!
It’s been confirmed that the judges for this season of Pepsi Battle of the Bands will include Meesha Shafi, Strings and none other than Fawad Khan. Sources revealed Aaroh vocalist Farooq Ahmed will also be appearing as a guest judge during the auditions rounds of the show. Meanwhile Vital Signs co-founder Shahi Hasan, who was part of the jury last year, will instead be taking on the new role of music producer this season. Can’t wait for this season!
First look of Malala Yousufzai’s biopic unveiled
The first poster for Gul Makai, activist Malala Yousafzai’s biopic, has finally been unveiled and it has already managed to create a buzz – not just nationally, but around the globe as well. Director Amjad Khan revealed that Gul Makai is his tribute to Yousafzai for everything she has achieved and represents as a young and inspiring icon. The film’s name has been obtained from the pseudonym that the Yousafzai herself used while writing blogs about her life in the Swat valley for BBC Urdu, reported The Indian Express.
Sonali Bendre diagnosed with high-grade cancer
Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre famous for her roles in Duplicate, Sarfarosh and many others has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer. The star shared her ordeal with fans and followers on Twitter saying “Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curve ball. I have recently been diagnosed with a high-grade cancer that has metastised, which we frankly did not see coming. A niggling pain led to some tests, which led to this unexpected diagnosis.”
First transgender crowned Miss Spain, to compete in Miss Universe 2018
For the first time in history, a transgender woman will be taking part in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant later this year. According to Express UK, Angela Ponce from Spain has won her country’s qualifying rounds against 22 other contestants. She’ll be representing Spain in Miss Universe 2018 that is set to take place in Philippines this year.
Chris brown arrested after concert in Florida
Singer Chris Brown was arrested for battery following a concert in Florida. Authorities said Friday, the troubled star’s latest brush with the law. Police seized the R&B star shortly after he left the stage Thursday night in West Palm Beach. He was booked on a charge of felony battery and released after he paid a $2,000 bond, the sheriff’s office said. This is the second time Brown has been caught in a criminal activity.
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