Metro Matters 20-01-2020

HUM TV celebrates 15th Anniversary

HUM Network Limited celebrated the 15th anniversary of its premier entertainment channel HUM TV, during the week in Karachi in a special transmission of Subh Se Agay. The anniversary transmission was attended by prominent faces of the country’s entertainment landscape including Imran Ashraf, Mawra Hocane, Sami Khan, Danish Nawaz, Khushbakht Shujaat, Mohammad Ehteshamuddin, Usman Mukhtar, Ali Safina, Senator Faisal Javed Khan, Sultana Siddiqui President HUM Network Limited and CEO HUM Network Duraid Qureshi. The veteran Bushra Ansari and Hamza Ali Abbasi participated in the transmission via teleconference.
Congratulating HUM on its 15th anniversary, President Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi said “HUM has always been unique in presenting topics that highlight social issues to bring awareness amongst people. Its approach in presenting such topics while maintaining the entertainment factor makes it popular not only in Pakistan but throughout the world. HUM Network deserves congratulations for maintaining its high standards.”
The start of 2020 will witness mega projects by HUM Network that will touch the audiences’ hearts including HUM Style Awards, HUM Showcase Pyar Ke Sadqey – a play that brings sensitive issue of mental harassment by family members onto mainstream television, Zebaish, Kashaf and Dilruba to name a few. After the successful shows in Dubai, Canada and U.S.A, this year will also witness Pakistan’s biggest television awards, HUM Awards which will be staged in one of the most iconic destinations – London, England.
Through all of its growing years, Hum TV has played a major role in empowering women, showcasing stigmas and issues that people shy away from, presenting them with sensitivity and gaining acceptability with the masses. This year HUM Network will celebrate success stories of our women and women leaders around the world in a one-of-a-kind awards show, HUM Women Leaders Award, 2020.

Ghulam Abbas Detho addresses PEC

Pakistan Excellence Club (PEC) organized a special evening of its ‘Evening With Guest Speaker Program’ during the reported week with Ghulam Abbas Detho, Secretary, Transport & Mass Transit Department Government of Sindh at a local hotel.
Ghulam Abbas Detho on this occasion realized that transport system needs special attention for improvement. He said Sindh Government with the assistance of Asian Development Bank (ADB) will start various projects of transport for the citizens of Karachi very soon. He also pointed out that Sindh Government is also starting to install trackers in motorcycles and for this purpose an agreement with a Tracker Company has been signed. He said people of Sindh soon would benefit from various revolutionary steps for the betterment of transport system in Sindh.

Maria Wasti visits The Explorer

Prominent TV artist Maria Wasti, said that it is interesting to know that many well-known foreign companies are coming to Pakistan investing here and open its outlet, it’s very easy for local residents to buy their products in Pakistan currency.
She was talking to media while visiting a Swiss company The Explorer at Clifton. Maria visited various section of the outlet and appreciated that customers can find their own thing in one roof.
On the occasion CEO Hazari Trading Co, Explorer Pakistan Aamir Hazar, welcoming Pak Celebrity and thank her to visit his outlet.
Ammir Hazari, said that since many years Hazari Trading Co. is one distributor of world famous brands, like Victorinox, Wenger, Maglite, Felco, and Rotho to all leading stores of Pakistan.
Finally, with lot of request from the fans of our brands, we decided to go in retail, so the people who love the brands should get the real presentation and services as our all brands have long warranty, he added.


After hits like Khudparast, Kaisa Hai Naseeban & Shahrukh Ki Saaliyan in 2019, Ramsha Khan starts 2020 with a bang, playing the leading lady in Ishqiya – the upcoming project of director Badar Mehmood – of Balaa & Cheekh fame.
Teasers for the drama came out this weekend, and have since been the talk of the town. Produced by Big Bang Entertainment of Fahad Mustafa & Dr. Ali Kazmi, Ishqiya has been penned by Mohsin Ali, it also features Feroze Khan, Gohar Rasheed and Hania Amir in pivotal roles along with Khan.
“I had started by television career with Feroze (Khan) in Woh Ik Pal, so it was great to be coming full circle sharing screen with him again, but this time we stand on opposing ends instead of romancing each other,” stated Ramsha Khan about the leading man. “But what made this project special for me was getting Badar Mehmood to direct me.” Khan further added. “Ishqiya” is slated to go on during January 2020 on ARY Digital.

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