Archives April 2023

Ajoka remembers its late founder on her 5th Anniversary.

Lahore (Qasim Ali)

Rich tributes were paid to the theatre icon and founder of Ajoka Theatre Madeeha Gauhar at a memorial meeting held on the 5th anniversary of her passing away. Those who shared their memories included playwright and Madeeha’s husband Shahid Nadeem, her son Nirvaan Nadeem, actress Samia Mumtaz, theatre activist Rukhsana Kazmi, filmmaker Shoaib Sultan, stage and TV actress Razia Malik, actors Sarfraz Ansari and Umar Bhatti. They praised Madeeha’s passion and commitment to theatre and peace.

The programme included reading of extracts from Madeeha’s diaries and other writings by Nirvaan Nadeem, Arzoo Ali Gauhar, Fizza Jamal, Mohammad Qaisar and Usman Zia. The extracts related to Madeeha’s growth as  a socially aware artist and activist. A TV interview of Madeeha was also screened in which she talked about her artistic journey and her work for theatre for peace.

Shahid Nadeem said that Ajoka cherishes Madeeha’s legacy and is carrying on with her mission of spreading the message of  peace and social awareness through entertaining theatre. He also revealed  that Ajoka to mark its 40th anniversary with year- long activities and the details will be announced on 5 May before the performance of its new play “Uddanhaare”at Alhamra.

Esports Marketing Pakistan Presents 2v2 Double Trouble Season 2 Powered by Tapmad

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir) Like other countries in the world, e-sports are becoming the part of regular sports across Pakistan. Tapmad, the country’s leading OTT platform, has partnered with E-Sports Marketing Pakistan, Pakistan’s first e-sports advertising/marketing platform, which has recently entered into a partnership agreement with Tapmad.

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BankIslami Sponsors 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023 at Moin Khan Cricket Academy

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)

BankIslami, Pakistan’s leading Islamic financial institution with 380+ branches in 180+ cities, sponsored the 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023. The tournament was held at the Moin Khan Cricket Academy, Karachi, during the Holy month of Ramadan between 7-15 April 2023, with late-night matches set to give thrilling sights to youth and cricket enthusiasts.

The tournament featured a total of eight teams who fought their way to the finals under the presence of an exciting audience, a versatile celebrity, and the academy’s brand ambassador Mohammad Moin Khan. The tournament began with celebrity matches on April 7 and was followed by two matches per day from April 8 to April 13. The late-night matches provided an exciting atmosphere and showcased the talent of the players.

President and CEO, BankIslami, Amir Ali, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership with Moin Khan Cricket Academy and said, “We are proud to be associated with Moin Khan Cricket Academy and to sponsor the 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023. We believe that sports plays an essential role that enhances the character of energetic youth and builds a healthy and prosperous society. We support the sports fraternity in every opportunity we receive.”

Speaking at the event, Mohammad Moin Khan said, “We are grateful to BankIslami for being our sponsor for the 8th Corporate T20 Cup 2023. This partnership reinforces our commitment to encourage youth and enhance their confidence and skills in sports.”

The tournament was broadcasted nationally and internationally, and the total prize money for the event was 2 million. BankIslami’s support for the tournament is a testament to the bank’s commitment to promoting sports in Pakistan.

BankIslami is committed to supporting sports in Pakistan and believes that sports brings people together and promotes teamwork, discipline, and perseverance.

WB by Hemani Launched Hareem Farooq’s Signature Luxury Scents

Karachi (Muhammad Yasir) WB by Hemani celebrated the successful launch of Hareem Farooq’s signature luxury scents with a star-studded intimate Suhoor night in uptown Karachi. Designed with a labor of love and scented by the diva Hareem Farooq herself with her choice of fragrances, this exclusive collection takes inspiration from beautiful emotions of JOY, HOPE, LUV, and FAITH.

Hareem Farooq has designed her signature luxury scent JOY – a musky fragrance for women who enjoy little joys of life, HOPE – a citrusy, floral, and musky scent for the woman who has her hopes high, LUV – with chypre, floral, and musky scent for her who is full of love, and FAITH – a floral, amber, and musky fragrance for her who has faith in everything. This four exclusive eau de parfums are crafted and designed by Dominique Moellhausen, a top perfumer and Perfumer of the Year 2020.

“This is a dream come true for me, ever since I can remember I have been obsessed with perfumes, I just love how a good fragrance can make you and others around you feel good. I have always wanted to come out with my own perfumes, add notes and make scents of my own choice and Hemani has given me this opportunity to turn my dream into reality and I am super excited for this launch. As this is the first ever brand that I am launching I wanted to lend it as much positivity as possible and that’s the reason they have been named JOY, HOPE, LUV & FAITH as these four emotions have been my strongest pillars in life, no matter how dark life got they always guided me to light, and I hope you enjoy these beautiful scents that we have made with all our hearts from the scratch for all of you, and that they uplift your spirits and remind you that good days are always around the corner”, shared the top Pakistani film producer and actress Hareem Farooq on the successful launch of her signature luxury scents.

“Hareem Farooq’s signature luxury scents are a happy new addition to our Hemani family, and we are super excited to bring you her range of day-to-night wear eau de parfums for the women of today”, commented Zohair Hemani – Director of Hemani Group, speaking at the Hareem Farooq x Hemani success Suhoor night.

WB by Hemani’s natural, chemical and toxin-free fragrances not only provide a range of earthy, natural smelling products but are also the must-have fragrances for the modern age wardrobe. Hemani has been long established as the leading herbal & natural company that carries forward their promise of authentic & naturally sourced products.

The intimate celebratory Suhoor night showcased the four exclusive emotive fragrances named JOY, HOPE, LUV, and FAITH for the select media and guests to enjoy and experience. Present on the occasion were Ayesha Omar, Ushna Shah, Ali Rehman, Mariyam Nafees, Aman Ahmed, Adnan Siddiqui, Zhalay Sarhadi, Adnan Pardesy, Aijaz Aslam, Sanam Jung, Rizwan Ali Jaffri, Eshal Fayyaz, Behroze Subzwari, Safina Behroze, Humaira Asghar Ali, Seemi Pashah, Fakhar-e-Alam, Nadia Hussain, Nabeel Zafar, Naveed Raza, Mariam Mirza, Jerjees Seja, Abdullah Seja, Annus Abrar, Amir Adnan, Huma Adnan, Nina Kashif, Amna Arshad, Hafsa Haseeb, Arshad Khan, Raheel Rao, Maliha Rehman, Rameez Sattar, Zahir Rahimtoola, Zain Pasha amongst several other notables from the fashion, lifestyle, entertainment, and media industry.

The Hareem Farooq exclusive range of fragrances: JOY, HOPE, LUV, and FAITH is now available online at https://wbhemani.com/hareem-farooq-perfumes