Trailer Launch of Actor-In-Law

Karachi, June 28, 2016: The cast and crew of the upcoming movie Actor-In-Law met the print, social and electronic media here today at a local five star hotel, for its trailer launch.
 The film directed by Nabeel Qureshi and produced by Fizza Ali will be distributed locally and internationally by Urdu 1 Pictures. The stellar cast boasts Fahad Mustafa alongside Mehwish Hayat as the leads, while international film stars Alyy Khan and the legendary Om Puri, who will be making his film debut in the Pakistani film industry with this film, complete the ensemble.


 

The event opened with a brief introduction of the cast and crew of the film as Shanaz Ramzi, CEO STARLINKS PR and Events invited them on stage. Among those who spoke on the occasion were Nina representing Urdu 1 Pictures, the producer Fizza Ali followed by the director Nabeel Qureshi. The film’s trailer was unveiled before a delighted audience after which Alyy Khan, Mehwish Hayat and Fahad Mustafa talked about their experiences on the sets, their characters and what it was like working with Om Puri sahib.

 An animated question and answer session followed after which Ms Shanaz Ramzi gave a vote of thanks.


 

The trailer launch and press conference was followed by a sumptuous iftar and dinner.

 The movie is set to release nationwide on Eid-ul-Azha 2016.


The PR of the event was handled by Starlinks PR and Events.

Khaamta Handcrafted launches its new Pret Line

Karachi, June 25, 2016: Khaamta handcrafted held the much-awaited launch of its new pret line and the grand opening of its flagship store in Karachi at Zamzama Mall, which was well-attended by a large number of print, electronic and social media, along with Karachi’s well known socialites and celebrities.

Speaking to the guests present at the opening Ghazala Saifi owner of Khaamta Handcrafted elaborated on how Khaamta strives for perfection from the use of its thread to the weave of its fabric to bring together an ensemble that is unique and memorable. Models Asif Rehman, Saima Haroon, Saima Azhar and actor Tipu Sharif were seen mingling with guests, sporting Khaamta creations. Khaamta is certainly on its way to becoming a sought-after brand synonymous with handcrafted perfection.


The PR and monitoring of the event was handled by Starlinks PR and Events.

For further PR-related enquiries please contact STARLINKS PR & Events:

Turab Ali Ramzi

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“Hai naam majlison mein mera Mir-e-bedimaagh, Az baske kam dimaaghi nay paaya hai ishtihaar” – A Companion to the Historical Film

Anjum Shehzad teams up with Sarmad Sehbai for “MAH-E-MIR”

Anjum Shehzad prefers to be in a league of his own, unlike other Pakistani filmmakers! Yes, our very own Bobby from Famous Old Pakistani Comedy Drama Family Front. The director who’s totally engrossed in the making of Mah-E-Mir.

The veteran poet, dramatist, film and theatre director Sarmad Sehbai has brilliantly scripted the film based on the legendary poet, Mir Taqi Mir.

Gone are the days when every other Pakistani movie was “Maula jatt Noori Nath Style”

Pakistani cinema is back with a bang with some praise worthy movies over the past years.

With most released films in 2015. Three of which were massive blockbusters, the most awaited revival of  Pakistani cinema is happening, Slowly but Steadily.

We see a new Pakistani movie every so often with a great script and a better direction.

Mah-e-Mir a movie based on the life of the legendary literary figure, Mir Taqi Mir, is yet another film every movie enthusiast is looking forward to this year. Releasing on May 5th in the UAE and across Pakistan on May 6th 2016, Mah-e-Mir shows potential with its astral cast and production crew.

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Written by Sarmad Sehbai, poet, playwright, film and theater director and directed by the popular Anjum Shahzad who has raised a name for himself as a very talented director with in a short period of time.

Some of his notable works include dramas like Thoda Toda Pyar, Khuda aur Mohabbat and Mirat Ul Uroos that highlight some sensitive issues along with other topics.

A lasting legacy to be celebrated, some of Mir’s impeccable and notable couplets like:

 “Hasti apni habab ki si hai, Yeh numaish ik serab ki si hai”

 “Ibtidaa-e-ishq hai rotaa hai kyaa, Aage aage dekhiye hotaa hai kyaa”

The movie has used poetry of course  by Mir and sung by. Bina, Rajab Ali, Farid Ayaz, Abu Muhammad Qawal and Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan

The first video song of Mah-e-Mir “Us Ka Kharam” is out.

The first look and complete song line-up of Mah-e-Mir would be available digitally for all to view and download, and would be the first of a series of videos to go digital daily till all the music will be available on the internet.

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Miraqasm Media will soon be releasing Mah-e-Mir to honor the legend of Urdu literature.

The Film will be distributed by HUM FIMS & EVEREADY GROUP OF COMPANIES.  The PR of MAH-E-MIR is handled by STARLINKS PR

This will be the first time that a movie based on Mir’s life will hit the silver screens, produced by Sahir Rasheed and Khurram Rana.

What’s more, the coveted avatar of Mir/Jamal in the movie is donned by Fahad Mustafa. Alongside him is the cream of the crop Iman Ali as Mir’s courtesan lover, Sanam Saeed as Naina Kanwal and Aly Khan as Nawab Sahab with Manzar Sehbai and Huma Nawab.

The story follows the struggle of the contemporary poet and draws parallels with events in Jamal’s life. Based on the life of the famous poet, his dilemma in relationships and his career as a poet.

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This alone creates enough eagerness to go watch MAH-E-MIR.

 

Mi-Raqsm Media Pvt Ltd unveils the song video of Us ka kharam from Mah-e-Mir Embrace the madness.

Karachi, April 18, 2016: The cast and crew of the upcoming movie Mah-e-Mir met the print, social and electronic media at a local five star hotel for the curtain raiser of the music of Mah-e-Mir through the launch of the song Us ka Kharam

   
   
Written by Sarmad Sehbai and directed by Anjum Shehzad, Mah-e-Mir is produced by Sahir Rasheed and Khurram Rana. The film, which will be distributed Nationwide by HUM Films and Eveready Group of Companies is a story that follows the struggles of a contemporary poet and draws parallels with the life of Mir Taqi Mir, accompanied by brilliant score by Shahi Hassan the music director of Mah-e-Mir.

  
The stellar cast boasts Fahad Mustafa in his most challenging role to date as Jamal/Mir, the male protagonist, with Iman Ali in the role of the lead female protagonist. The talented Manzar Sehbai, Sanam Saeed and Aly Khan round off the ensemble.

   
  
 The event opened with a brief video introduction of the cast of the film as Shanaz Ramzi, CEO Starlinks PR and Events invited them on the stage followed by a little background of the movie by her. After a brief voice-over of Mir’s poetry, the trailer of the film was shown and then the music video of the song Us ka Kharam unveiled. Thoroughly appreciated by all for its production value and composition of melody, the video, it was announced would be available digitally for all to view and download, and would be the first of a series of videos to go digital daily till all the music will be available on the net.

  
  
   
 Among those who spoke on the occasion were Sultana Siddiqui President HUM Network and co-distributors of the film, along with Eveready Group of Companies, the director Anjum Shehzad, music director Shahi Hasssan, Aly Khan, iman Ali and Fahad Mustafa, all of whom shared their experiences and views about the film and its music. Sarmad Sehbai the man behind the script of this brilliant movie joined the press conference via live call and talked about the story of Mah-e-Mir and how the character of Jamal and Mir are intertwined and presented in the narrative.

  

  

  
An animated Q&A session followed after which the producer Badar Ikram presented his vote of thanks.
A one-on-one interview session took place with the cast after the tea, leaving everyone waiting excitedly for the screening of the film.
The movie hits cinemas in the UAE on May 5, 2016 and May 6 throughout Pakistan.

The PR of the event was done by STARLINKS PR and Events.
For further PR-related enquiesplease contact STARLINKS PR & Events:

Turab Ali Ramzi

turab.ramzi@starlinks.pk

03452085510

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – THE MOST ANTICIPATED AWARD SHOW: SERVIS 4TH HUM AWARDS IS SET FOR A PROMISING AND UNFORGETTABLE STAR-STUDDED NIGHT JUST A FEW DAYS AWAY.

Year 2016 Award season has already started and many of the most privileged events are yet to take place. Be it an informal fan that tunes in primarily out of inquisitiveness or an award show fanatic that wouldn’t miss a single event with immense curiosity, There is an un-doubted award show the Nation is anticipated for this year. The Servis 4th Hum Awards is on the top of the list of a few of this season’s most anticipated award show events.Considered the biggest night for talent that touches millions of hearts daily of the year, The Hum Network has played a vital role in the television industry since 2004.

This year, nominations consist of current most admired artists, including Imran Abbas, Adnan Siddiqui, Faysal Qureshi, Meekal Zulfiqar, Usman Khalid Butt, Saba Qamar, Maya Ali, Sanam Jung, Naveen Waqar and many more. 

The Servis 4th Hum Awards will take place on the 23rd of April 2016 in Karachi.

The Hum Awards have been much of importance in the television industry for past few years. While it is certainly more noted for the recognition of television, music artists that are lucky enough to be part of a prominent popular music single, popular music video and popular original soundtrack are also given the opportunity for a nomination in the music category. 

This year, the nominations include Noori, Asrar, Uzair Jaswal, Quratulain Balouch, Jal, Ali Sethi, Yasir Jaswal and many more.

The Hum Awards, is considered to be one of the most interesting award shows. 

Home of some of the most commendable performances and memorable Award show moments, performances by Atif Aslam, Noor, Ahsan Khan, Sohai Ali Aabro. Humayun Saeed will perform with Mehwish Hayat. Urwa and Mowra Hocane will be performing together for the first time ever are expected to be witnessed. 

It wouldn’t be wrong to consider the event to be a bit of a guilty pleasure. The show will be hosted by Rubya Chaudhry.

One of the most important categories is the Viewer’s Choice Award, Winning the Viewer’s Choice award specifies a unique kind of significance for an artist. 

The category variances from others by choosing winners based on Viewer’s choice and votes. 

  
This year, the categories of Viewer’s Choice Award include Best Actor Male, Best Actor Female, Best Drama Serial, Best Model Male and Best Model Female.

   
    
   
Over all a memorable evening, which will be a tantalizing entertainer, can be expected at the Servis 4th HUM Awards on the 23rd of April 2016.
The PR of the event is managed by STARLINKS PR and Events.
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Meet The Cast Of Hijrat – A FM Production.

The cast of the upcoming romantic movie Hijrat which is written and directed by Farooq Mengal and produced under the banner of Farooq Mengal(FM) Productions met the media on 8th April 2016 at Hijrat’s music launch. The film, which will be distributed nationwide by HUM Films and Eveready Group of Companies is a love story which plays out in the fore ground of exordus of millions of people from Afghanistan to Pakistan following the Afghan War. 

   
 The cast and crews fresh talent in the lead roles – model – turned – actor Asad Zaman as the male protagonist and Rabia Butt and Rubbab Ali is the female protagonist. Industry Veterans like Nadeem, Ayub Khoso, Durdana Butt, Jamal Shah, Mahjabeen, Saima Baloch and Noman Aijaz also make up the cast of Hijrat. Film star Sana also makes a special guest appearance in the film. 

The program, hosted by Shahnaz Ramzi, CEO STARLINKS PR began with a welcome and brief introduction about the movie. The atmosphere through out the meet and greet waslight hearted-charged, especially because of the presence of Ali Azmat who has lent his musical talent to the Hijrat soundtrack. One of the highlights of the event was Ali Azmat’s Live performance of the songs he has sung for the Film.

   
   
Among those who spoke occasion were Sultana Siddiqui, Farooq Mengal, Asad Zaman, Rabia Butt, Rubbab Ali, Mahjabeen, Saima Baloch, Ayub Khoso, Jamal Shah, Durdana Butt, Ali Azmat, Nadeem and Sana they shared their experiences spanning both Pakistan and Turkey, while the cast making its tribute on the Silver Screen also spoke about making the transition to the big screen. Ali Azmat spoke at length on the music of Hijrat. Without giving too much of the story away, the cast talked about how wild the movie is part of the resurgence of Pakistani Cinema, they hope that it will also help to throw light on the history of Pakistan. 

   
 An animated question and answer session followed, leaving everyone waiting excitedly about the screening of the film.

The movie hits the cinemas nationwide on April 22, 2016.

The PR of the event was done STARLINKS PR and Events.

  
For Further PR related inquiries please contact STARLINKS PR and Events: 

Turab Ali Ramzi

E:mail: turab.ramzi@starlinks.pk

0345-2085510

HUM TV Launch of Udaari – A drama serial by MD Productions & Kashf Foundation 

Meet and greet the cast of Udaari
The cast of the drama serial Udaari produced by Momina Duraid (MD Productions) and Kashf Foundation in collaboration with the Canadian Government, met the media on 7th April 2016. 
   
   
Written by Farhat Ishtiaq and directed by Ehteshamuddin the serial has a stellar cast including industry veteran Bushra Ansari, Farhan Sayeed, Ahsan Khan, Samiya Mumtaz, Laila Zuberi and Urwa Hocane

The programme, hosted by Shanaz Ramzi, CEO Starlinks PR began the proceedings with a welcome and a brief introduction about the serial. A show-reel followed after which the stakeholders were invited to share their views about their involvement with the playand what it was like dealing with such a complex and serious issue. Momina Duraid from MD productions shared that some of the actors had to really come out of their comfort zones for the roles that they played in the drama. Explaining what prompted the decision to create the drama on such a complex subject, Roshaneh Zafar from Kashf Foundation pointed to the Kasur incident as the catalyst which pushed both Kashf Foundation and MD Productions towards bringing the issue onto mainstream television. Ehteshamuddin, the director explained how it had been challenging to get the writer, FarhatIshtiaq to write the script, as not only was the subject a difficult one to portray on screen but it also needed a script that was very close to reality. Bushra Ansari threw light on her character, which is that of a woman who is extremely confident but unrefined, and embodies the real culture of Pakistan’s rural areas. She regaled the media present with her quick wit and vivid descriptions and stories painted about the time on set in Mirpur Khas.
   
    
    

   The atmosphere throughout the evening was easy-going despite the serious issue of child abuse and the taboos associated with it,highlighted in the drama. The highlight of the evening was the Q&A session, which was made all the more interesting with the input from the celebrity star cast present – Ahsan Khan, Urwa Hocane and Farhan Saeed.
It may be noted that this play is not the first collaboration to take place between MD Productions and Kashf Foundation; previously they have worked together on the creation of the critically acclaimed drama Rehaii.  
Overall it was a memorable evening with everyone now waiting impatiently for the drama serial to go on air on HUM from April 10, 2016. 

  
The PR of the event was done by STARLINKS PR and Events.

  
About Kashf Foundation 

Kashf Foundation has been working for the economic and social empowerment of women for the past two decades and believes that Udaari can play a major role in educating people about women’s issues and encourage them to think about these issues in a more objective and sensitized manner. Kashf’s social programming has included public service campaigns comprising of social theatre, trainings, and TV dramas to change social attitudes and cultural biases that hamper the ability of women and girls to participate in the economy.

About MD Productions
MD Production is Pakistan’s premier production house having produced major hits such as ZindagiGulzar Hai, Aseerzadiand SadqayTumharay. MD Productions is also committed to promoting women’s issues and promoting social causes.
For further PR-related enquiries please contact STARLINKS PR & Events