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.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.