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Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy:
Pakistan’s Saving Face for the Oscars

Hennaed hands lead up to an acid-burn victim’s disfigured face. Matter-of-factly, she narrates how her husband attacked her with acid while she was asleep. The trailer to Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Daniel Junge’s Saving Face begins with the words, “There are over 100 acid attacks reported in Pakistan every year. Many more go unreported.” The excerpts that follow show different victims recount the cruelty they have suffered................

 
 
Five reasons to watch London, Paris, New York

1. Ali Zafar turns loverboy

Ali Zafar genuinely surprised fans by signing on for an unconventional role...
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“We are looking at a new approach to get our music heard.”

Kiran Chaudhry and Adnan Sarwar have been playing live music for over five years. But 2011 was the year when Club Caramel really came into its own with original songs and music videos............
Let’s get quizzical

From fabulous fashion to entertaining cinema and rock ‘n’ roll grooves and blues… test your knowledge with Instep’s quiz
1. Which singer picked up the award for Best Playback Singer (Male) at the Filmfare Awards 2012?............
Mehreen Syed
Super Model


What misconceptions do people have about you?

That I’m a snob!

What is the worst rumor you have heard............
Things you didn’t know about the Oscars

With the Oscars coming up, here’s some truly fascinating Oscar trivia you might not already know.

Legend has it.............
Pakistan’s viral romance

You’d think that being Pakistani, we’re easily amused. That living in the middle of our very own Orwellian meets Freudian nightmare, we will take any crumb of humour and.............
 
 
 
 
 
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