ASLAM

  • I make music for everyone; don't categorise anyone into Hindus or Muslims: Atif Aslam on performing in India 1 week ago

    Indore: Popular Pakistani musician Atif Aslam might not have been able to entertain his fans in Pune with his rock numbers and melodious tracks as his concert had to be cancelled, but he says he has no grudges and has only love to share with his Indian fans. Aslam's concert was...
  • Pak singer Atif Aslam's Pune concert cancelled as Shiv Sena opposes April 22, 2015

    Pune: A music event by Pakistani singer- actor Atif Aslam, planned in Pune on April 25, has been cancelled amid opposition by Shiv Sena, which has often resisted cultural events featuring artists from the neighbouring country. The show by Aslam, who has a sizeable fan following in India, was cancelled...
  • Indian government's use of force against Kashmiri leaders regrettable: Pakistan April 17, 2015

    Reacting to pro-Pakistan slogans and flags being waved at a rally addressed by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that it is regrettable that Indian government used force against Kashmiri leaders who were holding a peaceful assembly. "The move is bogus and illegal." she...
  • ED to crackdown on Hurriyat leaders, sources says Pakistan funding Shabbir Shah March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is planning a crackdown on Hurriyat leaders as they are in possession of evidence to show Pakistan funding Shabbir Shah, sources said on Monday. Sources said they will shortly summon Shabbir Shah adding that there are evidence of at least four deliveries made, totaling nearly...
  • 'Badlapur' actors Varun Dhawan, Yami Gautam read out the constitutional pledge to mobilise young voters ahead of Delhi polls February 3, 2015

    With Delhi elections around the corner, the election commission is trying to go all out to spread awareness about the fundamental right and duty of voting. To encourage the youth to exercise their right to vote, Bollywood star Varun Dhawan and Yami Gautam were invited to the Kamala Nehru College,...
  • Pakistan rejects reports of boat interception off Gujarat January 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants. Foreign Office Spokesman Tasnim Aslam categorically denied the reports which said that...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi tries his best to woo girls in the new song from 'Ungli' November 12, 2014

    Those who watched the last episode of 'Satyamev Jayate' would remember how Aamir Khan slammed those who objectify women in Bollywood films. So yes, while most of us aren't comfortable with the idea of equating a woman's worth with her appearance, songs implying the same continue to be used. And...
  • J&K: NC leader Nasir Aslam Wani's son seen brandishing a gun November 3, 2014

    Srinagar: In a brazen display of power, National Conference leader Nasir Aslam Wani's son was seen brandishing a gun, a photo of which was put up on a social networking site. Wani came out in defence of his son and said, "I am not aware of this but will check what...
  • J&K: NC leader kicks party worker, PDP calls it act of desperation September 3, 2014

    One of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's close confidantes, National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani lost his cool during a convention in Ganderbal and was seen kicking a party worker repeatedly. The incident angered his party workers. Many are now threatening to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. ...
  • J&K: National Conference leader Nasir Aslam Wani repeatedly kicks a party worker in Ganderbal September 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's close confident and Provincial President of National Conference Nasir Aslam Wani lost his cool on Wednesday and kicked a party worker in Ganderbal during a party's convention. "Wani lost his cool and came down from the stage and repeatedly kicked a party worker. His action...
  • Government appoints retired judge as PCB chairman July 10, 2014

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government has appointed a retired judge as interim chairman of the country's cricket board to oversee fresh elections for chairman. Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Jamshed Ali will conduct the election within a month under the new constitution of the PCB. Butt...
  • Appoint Priyanka Gandhi as head of panel to review LS poll debacle: Congress leader Aslam Sher Khan June 23, 2014

    Senior Congress leader and hockey Olympian, Aslam Sher Khan on Monday said that Priyanka Gandhi should be appointed as the head of the committee set up by the party to review its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. "Priyanka Gandhi had looked after the elections campaign in the Rae Bareli and...
  • Aslam Pervez confesses his involvement in Bodh Gaya, Gandhi Maidan blasts: Police March 8, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested one accused of the serial blasts during Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Patna last in October last year from a village in Arwal district of Bihar, police said. The person arrested was identified as Aslam Pervez, son of Maqsood Alam and...
  • U-19 World Cup: Resurgent Pakistan face tough test against South Africa in final March 1, 2014

    Dubai: South Africa will aim to break the title drought when they lock horns with two-time champion Pakistan in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. South Africa finished runner-up in the 2002 and 2008 tournaments while Pakistan remains the only side to win...
  • Congress leaders must learn lessons from defeat in polls: Aslam Sher Khan January 10, 2014

    Congress leaders must ponder over party affairs, especially after the emergence of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi which has totally routed the party in the national capital, senior party leader Aslam Sher Khan has said. "Earlier Congress was considered to be the party of 'aam aadmi' (common man). But, in...
  • Pakistan describes IndoPak DGMO meet 'positive step forward' December 26, 2013

    Describing the meeting of the DGMOs of the two countries as a "positive step forward", Pakistan on Thursday said better relations with India is a top priority. "This meeting is a positive step forward," Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said about the December 24 meet between the Directors General of Military...
  • Five more suspected SIMI members arrested in Chhattisgarh November 17, 2013

    Continuing its crackdown on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Chhattisgarh police, on Sunday, said five more members of the banned outfit have been arrested from the different locations of the capital in the past two days. These fresh arrests have been made to facilitate ongoing investigations, which have established that...
  • Will closely challenge BJP in MP Assembly polls: Congress September 19, 2013

    Senior Congress leader Aslam Sher Khan on Thursday said that there would a close contest between his party and the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections slated later this year. There is a "neck-and-neck race between the Congress and the BJP" right now for the upcoming Assembly elections, Aslam told...
  • 'Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya' Music Review: It's an average album May 22, 2013

    Music Director: SachinJigar Singers: Atif Aslam, Shreya Ghoshal, Mika Singh, Monali Thakur, Mohit Chauhan, Neha Kakkar Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The music album of director Prabhu Deva's 'Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya' has six tracks and composer duo SachinJigar has given elements of love and fun their due importance. In short romantic songs are...
  • Snapshot: Atif Aslam and Sara Bharwana at their Walima April 4, 2013

    Atif Aslam and his bride Sara Bharwana hosted a grand DawatEWalima (reception) on March 29 in Lahore. The couple who have known each other for the past 7 years, married on March 28. For the reception, Atif chose to wear a Tuxedo while Sara wore a white lehenga. We wish...
  • Snapshot: Sorry girls, Atif Aslam is now a married man! April 1, 2013

    His female fans may not be too happy but Atif Aslam looked a happy man on his wedding day. The Pakistani singer got married to his long time girlfriend Sara Bharwana in Lahore on 28 March 2013. The couple have been dating for seven years. Dressed in a maroongolden lehenga,...
  • Snapshot: Atif Aslam to marry girlfriend Sara Bharwana March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Popualr Paksitani singer Atif Aslam is all set to to marry long time girlfriend Sara Bharwana in Lahore on 28 March 2013. The couple's Mehendi ceremony was held on Wednesday where Atif was also seen performing with friends and relatives. The couple, who have known each other for...
  • Acidattack victim appointed to school education department March 27, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday appointed the Hyderpora acidattack victim to the state school education department, on compassionate grounds. Local MLA and ruling National Conference provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani and Tanvir Sadiq, political secretary to the Chief Minister on Wednesday visited the victim's house in Baghat...
  • Tamil film industry fumes against Sri Lanka March 20, 2013

    Chennai: Spearheading the Tamil film industry in support of the protest against alleged atrocities on Sri Lankan Tamils, filmmaker Ameer Sultan says they won't back down and if needed, will break all ties with Sri Lanka if no favourable solution is reached. Members of Tamil film industry observed a day-long fast...
  • Pakistan: Balochistan assembly rejects governor's rule January 16, 2013

    Islamabad: Describing the move as "undemocratic", the Balochistan assembly has unanimously rejected the imposition of governor's rule in the Pakistani province. Governor's rule was imposed in Balochistan on January 14 following January 10's twin bomb attacks in Quetta in which 86 people were killed and over 120 wounded. On January 15,...
  • Music Review: 'Race 2' soundtrack racy to the core January 9, 2013

    Film: 'Race 2'; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricists: Mayur Puri, Prashant Ingole and Yo Yo Honey Singh; Singers: Atif Aslam, Sunidhi Chauhan, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Shefali Alvares, Benny Dayal, Shalmali Kholgade, Vishal Dadlani, Anushka Manchanda and KK; Rating: **** Director duo AbbasMustan bring back not only the thrill and glamour...
  • Pakistan: TV journalist shot dead by unidentified gunmen November 18, 2012

    Islamabad: A reporter of a TV news channel was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Sunday, police said. Rehmatullah Abid, a reporter for Dunya News, was sitting at a barber's shop in Washbood area of Panjgur district when two gunmen riding...
  • Mustafa: Director Aslam's next Tamil film October 29, 2012

    After he made an impressive debut with Srikanth starrer 'Mustafa', there were talks that director Aslam would make the same film in either Hindi or Telugu. Today it was made clear that Aslam's second film will be in Tamil cinema only. "Titled 'Mustafa', a top hero is going to play the...
  • Tamil film 'Paagan' to be remade in Hindi September 18, 2012

    A couple of Bollywood producers, who had watched Srikanth starrer 'Paagan' recently, were impressed by the film and expressed interest to remake the movie in Hindi. "They are happy with the content and the way a nice message has been conveyed. I have asked director Aslam to direct the movie in...