Mr. Bean in Pakistan

Posted on April 30, 2011
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Adil Najam When I first saw the Habib Bank Ads with Mr. Bean, for a minute I actually thought they had inserted old (and original) Mr. Bean clippings into their Ads. I later realized that this was a Pakistan look-alike for the original Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson. Right there this was a sign that it [...]

Moin Akhtar (1950-2011): Talent Unlimited

Posted on April 22, 2011
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Adil Najam The much- and multi-talented artiste Moin Akhter died on April 22, 2011. The word ‘legend’ is sometimes used rather loosely by us South Asians. Not every one who has been called a ‘legend’ really was. But Moeen Akhtar, clearly was one. Pakistan is poorer today because he is no longer with us. His [...]

Ultimate Lollywood (3): Mast Qalandar in English

Posted on April 2, 2011
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Adil Najam ‘Ultimate Lollywood’ is not a title that I would give lightly to any song. Only twice before have I used this title in the post (here and here). I dare say that I have now found a third specimen to match the first two. Have a look and listen and decide for yourself. [...]

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