The much anticipated movie ‘Khel Khel Mein’ starring Sajal Aly and Bilal Abbas by Filmwala Pictures in media partnership with ARY Digital is the first Pakistani movie to be released nationwide in 2021 post-COVID, with a stellar cast and renowned director-producer duo, Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza at the helm.
The movie is set to be released on 19th November 2021 in cinemas across the country but before the release, according to customs, the trailer was launched yesterday in a special event organized by Filmwala Pictures at the Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi, followed by a question and answer session with the lead cast of the film Sajal Aly and Bilal Abbas Khan.
The event, hosted by Zhalay Sarhadi saw all notables from the film, entertainment, and media industry in attendance, including names like Fahad Mustafa, Madeha Naqvi, Jerjees Seja, Saqib Malik, Nadeem Baig, Emraan Rajput, Ali Kureshi, and Ehteshamuddin.
The plot of Khel Khel Mein revolves around the air after the fall of Dhaka. The film is a recap of the existing mind-set and curiosity around the subject, which is interestingly knit into a journey of students exploring the history and making history by doing what is not obvious and expected.
Besides Sajal Aly and Bilal Abbas as the leads, the film also stars the veterans like Samina Ahmed, Manzar Sehbai and Marina Khan alongwith Sheheryar Munawar, Javed Sheikh, Nazar Hussain, Naveed Raza, Irfan Motiwala, and Zehra Nawab.
“As a film maker and a producer, I could not wait to take my film to the cinemas. So I urge and expect our audiences to do the same. Do not wait to return back to the cinemas, just get there!” stated the Khel Khel Mein Producer Fizza Ali Meerza, the CEO of Filmwala Productions at the trailer launch.
Fizza Ali Meerza is known for her stellar productions, namely Na Maloom Afraad (2014), Actor in Law (2016), Na Maloom Afraad 2 (2017), and Load Wedding (2018), and has also won the Best International Feature film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival.
“Khel Khel Mein is very different compared to all my other films. We shot it during the COVID times and it’s a product of a lot of thought, hard work, and love. I hope people will come watch the film with the same love we made it with”, commented Khel Khel Mein Director Nabeel Qureshi, who has several prestigious awards under his belt and is known as one of the founding pioneers of independent films in Pakistan.
Filmwala Pictures is Pakistan’s first independent production house to have gained a formidable reputation through its award-winning films, such as Na Maloom Afraad (2014), Actor in Law (2016), and Load Wedding (2018). By fusing entertainment with engaging social issues, Filmwala Pictures has not only generated positive dialogue within society but has also brought about social change by catalyzing the UN Women Pakistan began a campaign against Dowry in Pakistan.
Watch the Khel Khel Mein Trailer at the link below:
Delay in diagnosis can result in long term disability
An awareness seminar to highlight the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of arthritis was conducted at the Governor house Punjab, with joint collaboration of Arthritis Care Foundation and Scotmann Pharmaceuticals here in Lahore on Sunday 21 November.
The seminar was chaired by the honorable Governor of Punjab Chaudry Muhammad Sarwar, with awareness sessions conducted by chairperson Arthritis Care Foundation, Prof. Nighat Mir Ahmed, Co-chairperson Prof. Sumaira Farman Raja, and Co-chairperson and General Secretary, Prof. Muhammad Ahmed Saeed, and Dr. Saira E. A. Khan.
According to research done by the Arthritis Care Foundation with funding by World Health Organization, approximately 1 out of every 4th person is suffering from some kind of inflammatory joint disease. If not diagnosed early, these conditions can result in long-term disability, like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. State of the art department of Rheumatology with international standards and equipment has been initiated at the Central Park Teaching Hospital, served by highly skilled and qualified specialists and staff. Central Park Teaching Hospital also provides free treatment services for deserving patients with the support of the Arthritis Care Foundation.
The seminar highlighted the role of Vitamin D, diet, and exercise for healthy bones and joints, arthritis in children, young and elderly, and the common causes of back pain.
Peng Salon celebrates Children’s Day, inviting Children Cancer patients for a Spa Day
This Children’s Day, Peng Salon & Spa, one of the leading hair & skin clinics in Karachi came up with a thoughtful initiative for children suffering from cancer. They invited these young cancer warriors from Indus Hospital for a Spa Day at the salon to mark Children’s Day celebrations. The children were treated with professional salon & spa services for a relaxing & refreshing experience.
Kaneez Fiza & Nafisa Dawood, Incharge at the Psychosocial department at Indus Hospital, who accompanied the children stated that the children were happy and it was an amazing experience for the children as well as their team at the Peng Salon. According to Kaneez, it was the first time for the children that they had visited a salon and they loved every bit of it and were overjoyed with the experience.
These children, fighting their battle against Cancer, are dreamers – full of innocence, hope and happiness. These little angels enjoyed the services of their choice at the salon and they were all smiles with the kind of pampering they were provided with. Services such as Haircut, hair styling, manicure, pedicure, makeup etc. were provided that made their day extra special.
After going through months of grueling treatment, giving these brave warriors such a day was a thoughtful initiative by Peng Salon. Arranging a Spa Day on Children’s Day for these young children to give them moments of joy and happiness was a wonderful idea by the team. Their aim to make these children feel valued, loved and special while helping them make cherishing memories.
Children were overwhelmed with the services they were provided and were all smiles as they left for the hospital again. Thumbs up to Peng Salon for initiating such a thoughtful activity to celebrate Children’s Day!
5 motivational thoughts to get you motivated by Canadian-Pakistani CEO, Muneeb Mushtaq
Canadian Pakistani CEO and motivational speaker Muneeb Mushtaq has given us many insightful and empowering thoughts over the years on the basis of his experiences as a young and dynamic businessman. The tech tycoon has been the founder of three tech business ventures and has managed to achieve so much at such a young age. And, he has given back his learning and knowledge by motivating, educating, and mentoring people to be successful in life.
Here are some motivational thoughts by the Forbes awarded entrepreneur Muneeb Mushtaq to get you motivated and beat the Monday blues:
- Get rid of the useless and negative clutter in your life
Muneeb Mushtaq suggests that it is important to subtract some of the unnecessary things from life to realise how insignificant they are. He advises us to get away from the insignificant and negative clutter in order to see an immediate positive impact. Worrying about what others think of us, trying to please everyone are some of the unimportant things we need to remove as soon as possible. According to him “When you remove what’s negative, it’ll add more space for what’s POSITIVE”!
- Don’t wait, just take the first step
The successful entrepreneur recommends us not to wait for other people or for the perfect moment to do what you have always wanted to do. There will never be a perfect time, situation or circumstances that would make you start working on your dreams. He advises us to just take the first step and get started.
- Failure is the opportunity to start over again, more wisely
The dynamic businessman is also of the view that failure provides an invaluable experience that makes it more likely to get success the next time around. He explains: “Till the time you don’t give up, the failures are just learning experiences, helping you to eventually succeed.”
- Respect the competition
Muneeb Mushtaq also shares this motivational thought that competition should be embraced and should be used as a driving force to push you further rather than fearing it. Competition is also a validation that there is a massive market and opportunity in the space to grow further.
- Change is important
Another motivating thought from Muneeb Mushtaq is that if you want change in life, then you should also be willing to change. He says, “If you are not willing to change, don’t expect your life to either”.
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