NEW DELHI — Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha is going to play a challenging role as a journalist in her upcoming movie “Noor” based on the novel ‘Karachi you’re killing me’ by journalist Saba Imtiaz.
The novel is based on the life of Ayesha Khan, a journalist in Karachi with a modern view towards life.
The novel is said to be a comedy crime-thriller revolving around the life of a young protagonist, Ayesha and about several events of violence and disturbance that take place in the city of Karachi due to poor security measures.
It talks about various situations in Karachi and how they affect peoples’ lives through social damages as reported by the main character, Ayesha.
According to Indian media reports, the rights for the adaptation have already been reserved by a leading production house and the film will be directed by debutant Sunhil Sippy.
Sonakshi will be essaying the role of a Karachi-based journalist and as per media reports, the actress has said yes to the film.Follow @gorkhapost
Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise
CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.
It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.
Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.
The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.
Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.Follow @gorkhapost