Children should be educated to recognise sexual abuse: Mahira Khan
Mahira Khan has made an appeal to teachers and parents to give children proper education to protect themselves from sexual abuse.
The actor took part in a press conference today at Karachi Press Club along with Shehzad Roy, Zeba Bakhtiar and Younis Khan to talk on the tragic case of Farishta, a ten-year-old girl who was kidnapped, raped and murdered.
"This is a tragic event, but such terrible incidents are happening all over our country. Children are suffering such incidents and we need to do what we can to prevent this," said Mahira, going on to talk about the importance of educating children against inappropriate touch.
"We aren't taught as children what is an inappropriate touch. Parents and teachers should teach their children about these things. Awareness of good touch and bad touch should begin at home and awareness to prevent abuse should be taught at home and school."
Netflix's first original Arabic series Jinn gets a trailer
High school is already a tough time for many but what happens when a jinn shows up needing your help?
Netflix unveiled its plans for its first original Arabic series last year in February and now we have a trailer for the supernatural teen drama Jinn.
A group of teenagers plan a trip to the ancient city of Petra and end up meeting a jinn in human form who needs their help stopping an evil jinn from harming the lives of many, including their own.
Last year, the show's screenwriter Bassel Ghandour had said, "We are really excited about this. It is very common in Middle East that people know someone who has a jinn story, so it’s nice to take that and turn it into a fun and mysterious teen adventure that everyone can enjoy."
"On a broader note, I love that Netflix is investing a lot in ...
Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie
Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney’s live action version of “Aladdin” after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy.
“What Robin Williams did with this character - he just didn’t leave a lot of room to add to the genie. So I started off fearful but then when I got with the music, it just started waking up that fun, childlike, silly part of me,” Smith said.
“This was the most joyful experience of my career,” the actor, 50, said ahead of the film’s release worldwide this week.
“Aladdin,” directed by Guy Ritchie, marks Smith’s first time doing a Walt Disney Co film. The remake features many of the elements of the 1992 animated original, for which Williams won a Golden Globe for his voice work.
“I like the original movie ...