Something Haute catches a few minutes with Mahira Khan on what she expects from the latest sensation, Manto.
SH: Manto is very different from your average feature film. What are your hopes from the film?
Mahira Khan: Okay, let me just digress. I saw Shah and I was like, wow man. When someone likes what the story is, or believes in it, or has a lot of heart in it, it's amazing that you see it as an audience, I think. That's what Shah is. You forget that it's a low budget film and that it may not be as beautiful as the others; you see heart and you feel it on the screen. I hope that even though Manto is technically great...
At the risk of sounding like a TV Channel, I have to say - with delight - that Asim Raza has shared these fantastic images of a Ho Mann Jahan shoot in Chitral exclusively with us.
Asim Raza with his team of young co-directors
The weather is perfect, crisp and it promises to inspire all of us to head out Up-North when the film releases on Eid ul Azha.
Mahira and Adeel
In what looks like a romantic frolic in wheat fields, you can see Mahira and Adeel in action. The shooting was for the song, "Dil Pagla" by Zebunnisa Bangash, which promises to be a fantastic track.
Love the location!
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This is Pakistan shining. Amidst all the negativity there are individuals who propel spirits and blow optimism into the daily drudgery of our lives. Music, film, fashion…these are all silver linings now. They are flashes that shine brightly and bring out stars from behind the dark clouds.
That said, stars today are no longer the glamorous, untouchable icons that they once used to be. Just like the Royals – who have transformed from being power houses of glamour and rich lifestyle a la Princess Diana to Top-Shopping, jeans and t-shirt new age Queens like Kate Middleton – twenty first century celebrities too want to be lifelike rather than being larger than life.
That holds true for Pakistan’s brightest star Atif Aslam as...