First of all, it is very hard to believe that Anubhav Sinha whose earlier credits include fluff stuff like Tum Bin and Ra. One has actually created this modern political masterpiece which attempts very successfully to humanize a community that has been demonized by some negative elements. And yet Mulk doesn’t take sides, doesn’t make the Indian Muslim community a portrait of injured innocence. What it does do, and full-marks to Anubhav Sinha for writing a script that doesn’t bend backward to humanize the community under siege is to lay bare the layers of deception that mars a truly fruitful dialogue between sane rational elements in both the Hindu and Muslim community. When the son (Prateik Babbar) from a Muslim family in the dense bylanes of Varanasi decides to become a so-called militant, the ramifications on his family are deep and wounding. It is in portraying the family’s anguish that Anubhav emerges with cinema that’s masterly and timely. There comes a time in the taut narrative when the patriarch of the family is asked to choose between home and safety. Rishi Kapoor making that resolute choice reminded me of Balraj Sahni in Garam Hawa. Kapoor has shaped up into that rare actor […]
Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Synopsis: The royal saga of deceit, conspiracy, greed, and lust continue in the third installment of the film series, as the Saheb and Biwi are pitted against a foe who is dreaded by one and all. With everyone involved scheming ruthlessly for their own personal gain, the cloak-and-dagger game is about to take a dark and bloody turn. Cast & Crew Details: Director – Tigmanshu Dhulia Cast – Sanjay Dutt, Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, Chitrangda Singh, Kabir Bedi & Others Editor – Praveen Angre Music by – Dharma Vish Official Trailer
100 years since the birth of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan To commemorate the 100th birthday of the late founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE will mark the year 2018 as the ‘Year of Zayed’. The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, announced the decision during the anniversary of the late Sheikh Zayed’s Accession Day . the day he assumed leadership in Abu Dhabi on 6 August 1966 – which marked the start of a new epoch in the history of UAE. 1918 A LEADER WAS BORN Born in the city of Al Ain, Sheikh Zayed was the youngest of the four sons of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi from 1922 to 1926. 1946 APPOINTED AS THE RULER’S REPRESENTATIVE OF THE EASTERN REGION In 1946, Sheikh Zayed was appointed as the Ruler’s Representative of the Eastern Region. Immediately after his appointment, he was involved in government affairs in Al Ain city, the region’s administrative seat. 1950 THE DISCOVERY OF OIL IN ABU DHABI The discovery of oil in the late 1950s changed the whole economic landscape of Abu Dhabi as it marked the tangible start of its […]
Eid Al Fitr prayer timings announced in UAE The moon-sighting committees of Saudi Arabia and UAE will be meeting on Thursday evening to announce Eid Al Fitr. Prayer timings for Eid Al Fitr prayers have been announced. Eid prayer in Abu Dhabi will be held at 5.50am, at 5.57am in Al Ain, and 6.02am in the Western Region, as announced by Awqaf. Sharjah will hold prayers at 5.44am. The prayer will be performed at the same time (5:44am) in the Al Hamriya, Al Madam and Maleha area. However, the Eid Al Fitr prayer will be performed at 5:43am in Al Al Dhaid city and Al Bataeh area and at 5:41am in the cities and suburbs of the Eastern Region. Stay tuned for updates regarding prayer timings for Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain.
Calling All The Football Fans In Dubai! From June 14 2018 – July 15 2018, catch all the world cup excitement live from Russia on the big screen in our 2000 people capacity Fan Zone tent complete with daily live entertainment, delicious food, unbeatable beverage offers, merchandise giveaways, exciting games and prizes. The massive air-conditioned tent will be split into two large areas. For the football fanatics, “The Stadium” main viewing arena will be the best spot to catch the action, with a massive bar, and the huge 28 sq m screen. Those looking for more chilled out viewing experience, “The Bench” will have a more relaxed vibe, with bean bag loungers, various TV’s and gamer’s corner. Ladies: free entry Gents: AED 100 minimum spend redeemable against food and beverages Tables: starting AED 1000 minimum spend. Booking ahead is recommended for big matches. Open daily throughout tournament during matches. For table booking or more info email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 4 426 0666
Ramadan to fall on May 17, fasting to exceed 13 hours a day in UAE The new moon shall for sure be visible after the sunset of Wednesday, May 16. The Holy Month of Ramadan is expected to fall on May 17, while fasting hours are to exceed 13 hours a day. Ibrahim Al Jarwan, deputy director general of the Sharjah Center for Astronomy & Space Sciences, made the announcement, saying: “The new moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan is to be ‘born’ on Tuesday, May 15 around 3.48 pm UAE time, and disappears two minutes before sunset of the same evening.” It is impossible to see the new moon after the sunset in the UAE, he added. “It shall remain visible for one hour and 16 minutes at sunset.” However, the new moon shall for sure be visible after the sunset of Wednesday, May 16, he stated. “As such, Thursday, May 17, shall be the first day of Ramadan as per the astronomical calculations.” Also Read: A Guide to Ramadan in Dubai The fasting period will last 13.25 hours at the beginning of Ramadan, he noted. “Fasting hours shall then increase to 13.42 hours and reach 15 hours […]