Metro Matters 21-05-2018


Toshikazu Isomura opens Paintings Exhibition

Artscene Gallery hosted a Two-Men Show Exhibition of Paintings titled “An Intriguing” by A.Q Arif & Abrar Ahmed at Clifton during the week. Toshikazu Isomura, Consul General Japan in Karachi as a chief guest performed the opening ceremony by cutting the ribbon.
Artist A.Q. Arif said a specific visual is painted in perfection is a challenge to define. Unrestricted with rich and varied influences, it includes traditional elements in a landscape format. Mosques have an embedded significance and cover many secular impressions. My work is mostly a reflection of dream like striking landscape that suggests an illusionary life. The domes tall buildings, shimmering reflection and predominant facades create a unique sense of solitary contentment. The central theme of my paintings lies in the articulation of medieval hint of Islamic structures that relate to contemporary ideas and perceptions.
Abrar Ahmed a renowned artist who has unveiled numerous international and local exhibitions of his work. He utilizes the concept of portraiture in some way and secondly brings out the element of abstract art. He celebrates the feminine beauty and is well known his figurative drawing and paintings on oil on canvas.

Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka

UK based Pakistani girl Rucksar Naaz, known on the web for her humour acts as BrownGirlProblems1, after garnering praises for her take on the cultural relevant issues, is now all set to make her mainstream debut with IRK Film’s drama “Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka” – that stars Hareem Farooq & Ali Rehman in lead roles.
“This is a very interesting transition from me from digital media to electronic and I am glad to be working with such a professional team at IRK Films, who give new talent such a fair and equal chance to break into the industry.” Rucksar shared her thoughts on the drama serial.
“We have always taken a step forward in promoting new and young talent – from Bilal Ashraf and Hania Aamir in Janaan, to 14 new actors in Parchi, ” stated Imran Raza Kazmi, the visionary behind IRK Films. “We are really looking forward to seeing how the Pakistan audience will welcome Rucksar, as she is an integral part of our serial.”
“Main Khayaal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka” is expected to go on air after Eidul Fitr on Hum TV.

HIMS Fusion Festival

Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences (HIMS), a constituent institute of Hamdard University organised a Fusion Festival 2018 at the University’s main campus during the reported week. Prof. Dr. Shabib Ul Hasan, Vice Chancellor, Hamdard University inaugurated the event along with Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin, Registrar of the University.
Prof. Dr. Shabib in his address on this occasion encouraged and appreciated the efforts of HIMS Event organising team and said that such kind of activities are necessary for student’s Development and should be continue on a regular basis.

Jubilee and Gerry’s Agreement

Jubilee General Insurance and Gerry’s Travel Agency gathered at Jubilee’s Head Office for signing of a Partnership Agreement between the two entities for distribution of Travel Insurance products through the platform of Gerry’s during the week. The Agreement was signed between Tahir Ahmed, MD Jubilee General Insurance and Amin Wali Mohammad, Vice Chairman of Gerry’s in the presence of executives and project management teams of both the companies. This arrangement has opened doorways to making travel insurance policy purchase convenient and available for the masses of Pakistan by utilizing one of the most trustworthy platforms.
Gerrys is a well-known name of the travel industry in Pakistan and coupled with the assuredly and credibility of Jubilee General along with convenience of obtaining JGI’s Travel Insurance products at Gerrys travel desks, enhanced value and service will be provided to travelling masses.