Sadia Jabbar Productions to make waves with “Dile Berehem”

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Karachi(Cliff News)Dil-e-Berehm, another signature project by Sadia Jabbar – owner of Sadia Jabbar Productions is set to go on air from 8th January on APlus Entertainment.Helmed by Syed Ali Raza Usama, the director of Bashar Momin and Khuda aur Muhabbat and written by Mansoor Saeed, Dile Berehem is a story of rivalry for love with a twist. It’s a very serious story of a journey from love to revenge that showcases how multiple lives can be ruined with one person’s wrongdoings. The drama has romance that is laced with mystery and vengeance.Dile Bereham has a stellar cast of Samina Ahmed, Isra Ghazal, Behroz Sabzwari, Hina Bayat, Faraz Farooqui, Najam Kifayat, Kiran Butt, Maryam Nafees with the lead pair of Amar Khan and Wahaj Ali who are going to show their amazing on-screen chemistry for the very first time.Sadia Jabbar, the insightful producer is known for her charismatic work. Covering a wide range of genres, her works include the romantic film ‘Balu Mahi’ and much-admired popular serial “Mere Bewafa”. Recently, she has announced her first Web Series named “Shameless Proposals” in collaboration with BVC media. With Dile Bereham, the well-known producer is ready to explore a new horizon.

11th International Urdu Conference starts on 22nd November 2018


Karachi(Cliff News)The 11th International Urdu Conference organized by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi will be held from November 22 to November 25, announced president of the council Ahmed Shah at a press conference on Tuesday. He informed that the arts council will organize the 11th International Urdu Conference from the November 22 to 25 at the Arts Council of Pakistan in which leading intellectuals, researchers, and writers from the world including India, USA, China, and UK will participate. It is an honor for the management of arts council and the citizens of the Karachi that Urdu Conference is being held for the last eleven years. 11th international Urdu Conference will be reviewed literature culture, music, poetry, painting, dance, drama, education, Pakistani languages, journalism, film and what we have been done in other fields will be discussed. He was addressing the press conference at arts council of Pakistan on Tuesday Afternoons. He said that we started international Urdu conference eleven years ago, so many announcements had been seen till then, but it was always impossible to follow it. I was lucky that it was started by me and today whole Urdu World is Acknowledging the Urdu Conference. We accommodate the artists, writers, poets and all the people from different fields of creativity and today Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi is the center of these kinds of activities. We have first initiated this event and from then many conferences and festivals started in Karachi. Through the help of these literary conferences, music festivals and other programs to protect our cultural heritage, we are successful with the help of God and today we are here in front of you with the 11th international Urdu conference where literary, social and cultural activities will be restored. The conference is being attended by the prominent writers and scholars around the world including DR Shamim Hanafi, Zohra Nigah, Asad Muhammad Khan, Zia Mohyeddin, Amar Jalil, Mustansar Hussain Tarar, Masood Azhar, Tang Mang Shang from China, Kishwar Naheed, Fahmida Riaz, Iftikhar Arif, Raza Ali Abadi from London, Pirzada Qasim, Zahida Hina, Arif Naqvi, Amina Syed, Fatima Hassan, Anwar Maqsood, Farah Yasmeen Shaikh from USA, Arif Naqvi from Germany, Ibrahim Muhammad Ibrahim from Egypt, and Simon Shah from Paris. He expressed his views during the inaugural press conference of Urdu conference at the Akbar hall of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi. He was accompanied by Prof Ejaz Ahmed Farooqui secretary arts council, literary person Haseena Moin, and Talat Hussain. He added that the role of media is very important in the world as a brand it was hard in the first conference to call the intellectual from the world but today the leading intellectuals and researchers are contacting themselves as they know the history of the conference that is the reason double number of people attending conference every year. We also are pleased that 11 years ago when we started the conference, it was the first ever conference of Pakistan in Pakistan, and today there are conferences in different cities of Pakistan and we understand that this is one of our success and the Urdu Conference of Art Council is indefinite. This year the conference will continue for 4 days till 25th November. He said that Urdu has no contradiction with the other languages of Pakistan, but all these languages are close. People of Karachi own Urdu Conference and it is a reason for the success of Urdu Conference. On initial session, Arts Council will pay a tribute to renown poet Jaun Elia and Anwar Maqsood will read a letter he received from Jaun Elia. Zia Mohyeddin will recite the poetry of four famous poets Mira Ji, Iqbal, Rashid, and Faiz. 11th international Urdu conference will include sessions on education, Art, Theater, Poetry, Fiction, Journalism, Digital Cyberspace, TV, Film, Translations, and the other discussions including the presentations of research papers on Urdu. President Arts Council of Pakistan Muhammad Ahmed Shah announces that 2nd Life Time Achievement Awards from Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi will go to Zia Mohyeddin for his work for film and TV.

Ramsha Khan to play title role in Serial “Khudparast”

[News Byte] - Ramsha Khan to play the title role in serial _Khudparast_ (2)

Karachi(Cliff News)Ramsha Khan, the beautiful rising star, is all set to showcase a completely different avatar in her upcoming drama, “Khudparast”.Directed by Aabis Raza, the drama is produced under the banner of Big Bang Entertainment. Ramsha Khan is going to share the screen with Shahzad Sheikh for the first time in this serial.Khudparast is based on this girl, Uswa, played by Khan, who is a liberal and an open-minded person. She gets wedded into a conservative family but soon finds the truth about them. At first, she tries to compromise but then stands against their traditions; her liberty is far more important to her and she ends up hurting her loved ones hence Khudparast.Uswa is a completely different role to what Ramsha has played so far. In Khudparast, Khan is going to portray every shade of Uswa’s personality right from happy-go-lucky to a selfish girl, from romantic to emotionally detached individual.Speaking about the character, Ramsha Khan shares, “Uswa is not as innocent as my past characters have been. She is strong, blunt, rebellious, and selfish. She is not really negative but when things get out of her hand, she decides to take stand for herself and becomes self-centered hence Khudparast.”Ramsha has been associated with mega projects like Mah-e-Tamam, Tumhari Mariam and Woh Aik Pal. In a short span of time, she has managed to achieve milestones through her acting prowess and now with all her flair, she is going to weave her magic in her upcoming serial.The drama is scheduled to on air on ARY Digital in October 2018.

[News Byte] - Ramsha Khan to play the title role in serial _Khudparast_ (3)

Ramsha Khan ready to show her bravura acting skills in drama “Mangharat”

[News Byte] - Ramsha Khan Signs A New Project _Mangharat_ By iDreams Entertainment

Karachi(Cliff News)Ramsha Khan, a gorgeous addition to the Pakistani Drama Industry, is ready to show her bravura acting skills in her upcoming drama “Mangharat”.Khan is playing a lead role alongside Muneeb Butt and Uzma Gilani. As innocent as she looks, the protagonist “Mariam” she’s playing in this drama is actually a naive and an ingenuous girl. Mangharat is an iDream Entertainment production and is penned by Samina Ijaz. The director of the drama is Ahmed Bhatti who has formerly given famous dramas “Bedardi”, “Qurban” and “Ghairat”.With her finely honed skills, Ramsha Khanhas proven her mettle in “TumhariMariam”, “Who Ek Pal” and “Mah-e-Tamam”. She procured immense appreciation for her performance in “Mah-e-Tamam” due to her versatility and effortlessness. Undoubtedly Ramsha has the capability to transform herself in every role that she performs.The drama is soon going on air on ARY Digital and fans are looking forward to it.

[News Byte] - Ramsha Khan Signs A New Project _Mangharat_ By iDreams Entertainment (2)


Daastan-E-Ishq,the tragedy of Heer Ranjha grabs viewers attention

Beautifully performed the character of Heer by Sabiha Zia in the play Daastan-e-Ishq adopted by Zarqa Naz

Karachi(Cliff News)The cast and crew of “Daastan-E-Ishq” walked the Red Carpet at the premiere of their much-awaited theatrical play at Arts Council.The play was well-attended and received by stars, media representatives and socialites attending the premiere with rave comments about the stellar performance given by the actors, and the tight-knit plot and storyline based on the popular tragic events of Heer Ranjha. Adding to the charm of the play they felt, was its brilliant music and strong narration.It may be noted that Daastan-E-Ishq had been previously performed for the British High Commission in a private show and had received much appreciation and applause, owing to which the organisers decided to offer it commercially for larger audiences and perform the play for public for ten consecutive nights.The famous love story of Heer Ranjha, originally written by Waris Shah, has this time been adapted and written by Zarqa Naz, and based on the script by Kaifi Azmi, who has renamed the story for enactment as DAASTAN-E-ISHQ. The play has been flavoured with our traditions and live music and depicts the popular folklore surrounding Heer and Ranjha who meet at a wedding and fall in love at first sight. Love blooms, but catastrophe strikes in the shape of the evil uncle Qaido, who is determined to thwart their romance.The fabulous performance by the cast Umair Rafiq as Ranjha, Sabiha Zia as Heer, and the antagonist Sameer Hussain as Qaido, narration by Akbar Ladhani as Raavi, executed in collaboration with Green Eye Production, and directed by Zarqa Naz took the audience on a historical journey to the Punjab.

Daastan-e-Ishq, flavored with our tradition and live music with amazing acts in a narration form by Akbar Ladhani

Speaking on this occasion, Umair Rafiq of Green Eye Production, an entertainment house for theatre, films and TV the primary aim of which is to promote theatrical culture, said, “I want to makemy country proud by becoming a trend-setter and promoting our traditions, content, culture, and its people, not just within the country, but abroad as well.”DAASTAN-E-ISHQ’s television media partner is HUM Network Ltd, print partner is Express, radio partner is FM 89, travel partners are Careem and Green Air, ticketing partner is and mall partner is Atrium mall.The premiere event and PR of the play is being handled by STARLINKS PR and Events.The play will be running for public at Arts Council Auditorium, Karachi from June 29 till July 8. Tickets are available at Atrium Mall, and also online.

The cast of Daastan-e-Ishq receiving a standing ovation from the audience

Sadia Jabbar Productions released the OST by upcoming drama “Ghamand’s”

Ghamand's OST Released - An Upcoming Drama by Sadia Jabbar Productions 3

Karachi(Cliff News)The insightful producer Sadia Jabbar – owner of SadiaJabbar Productions is ready to create another obsession for drama buffs by her new creation “Ghamand”. The OST of Ghamand is released; sung by the very beautiful and soulful vocalist Zoe Viccaji.Zoe Viccaji is known for her melodious voice and has this rhythmic feel that leaves the audiences rapt. The famed singer has done impeccable justice to the song.Directed by the brilliant director Asim Ali- known for “Mere Qatil Mere Dildar” and written by one of the optimum writers Saira Raza; Ghamand is the story that revolves around Shaheena’s shrewd narcissist nature played by the stunning Sunita Marshall and how manipulatively she plays to keep her husband, Maqsoodplayed by the multitalented Noman Ijaz, bound to her which eventually ends to toxic relationship with everyone around her.Sadia Jabbar states, “We thrive to bring something unique to the audiences and Ghamand is something I am really looking forward to. The plot is written so beautifully and well portrayed by the talented cast. The OST’s music is so stimulating and Zoe has done an awesome job. I hope it would be a treat for drama lovers!”

About Sadia Jabbar: 

Sadia Jabbar is a Pakistani television and film producer, director and television talk show host. She works under the umbrella of her production house based in Karachi by the name of Sadia Jabbar Productions. Her productions include the romantic comedy film ‘Balu Mahi’ and the much acclaimed, popular drama serials “Mera NaamYousaf hai” and ‘Khuda Dekh Raha Hai.” She has also hosted talk shows on private channels, ATV and A PlusEntertainment. “Tea with Tariq” and “Hot Talk” are shows that provided her a platform to bring into focus significant social issues and create awareness about social injustice in Pakistani society. Four music videos with different artists can also be accredited to her portfolio as a director. As a woman, she has made her mark by being versatile and multitalented.




Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman drama “MainKhayalHoonKisiAurKa” starts on 23rd June

Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan_s Drama ‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka_ To Go On Air from 23rd June 6

Karachi(Cliff News)The much anticipated drama ‘Main Khayal HoonKisi Aur Ka’ starring Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan in lead roles is going to commence from Saturday 23rd June 2018 at 8:00 pm on Hum TV.‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka’ is an IRK films (an IHA Entertainment Company) production who have previously given hit films like Parchi, Janaan and Siyaah, this drama serial marks their debut into the television industry.Written by Shabana Ghulam Nabi and directed by Emraan Kaleem Mallick, Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka is a love story which also marks the debut of AlamdarHussain and Rucksar Naaz (from the fame of Browngirlproblems1) in pivotal roles.Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka is a soft romantic-drama which emphasizes the sacrifice of love, a broken relationship, a weak man tied by societal pressures, a suffering woman who takes the bait, an oblivious individual who at first breaks them up only to bring them together in the end.

About IRK films:

IRK Films was formed by Imran Raza Kazmi in 2012, introducing new faces on the big screen namely Ahmed Ali Akbar (Siyaah), HareemFarooq (Siyaah), Hania Aamir (Janaan) and 14 theatrical artists including FaizaSaleem in Parchi. IRK films now works as the flagship of ‘IHA ENTERTAINMENT’ which is owned by Imran Raza Kazmi, Hareem Farooq & Arif Lakhani.

Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan_s Drama ‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka_ To Go On Air from 23rd June 2