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Pakistani short film 'Jamun Ka Dharakht' wins Cannes World Film Festival

Adnan Siddiqui, the popular actor of Pakistan showbiz, played a negative role in 'Jamun Ka Dharakht'.

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Karachi: The Pakistani short film 'Jamun ka Darakht' directed by Rafay Rashdi won the Best Social Justice Short Film category at the Cannes World Film Festival.

Rafay Rashdi, who announced this victory on social media platforms, congratulated the cast and crew of the film.

 
 
 
 
 
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It is pertrinent to note that France's Cannes Festival is bigger than this festival, while the 'Cannes World Film Festival' organized in France itself also shows short films including web series and feature films from around the world.

The trailer of this short film was released last month in January.

Adnan Siddiqui, the popular actor of Pakistan showbiz, played a negative role in 'Jamun Ka Dharakht'. In the trailer, he can be seen as a powerful media personality exploiting the women of the showbiz industry.

 
 
 
 
 
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The trailer of the film doesn't reveal much about the story, but the director shared the trailer telling his followers in an Instagram post that the story of the short film revolves around the relationship between a man and a woman and their 'mutual consent'.

The story of the film is written by renowned playwright Bi Gull and produced by Faisal Kapadia. 'Jamun Ka Dharakht' has been released under the banner of Rafay Rashdi Productions.

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Shehbaz instructs for immediate help in Gwadar

According to the details, the continuous rainfall for 16 hours in Gwadar has destroyed everything on which Shehbaz has raised concerns regarding that.

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Lahore: Nominated prime minister, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif has instructed party supporters to immediately help the rain victims in Gwadar.

According to the details, the continuous rainfall for 16 hours in Gwadar has destroyed everything on which Shehbaz has raised concerns regarding that.

The power supply got disconnect of the city and mobile network service is also blocked amid heavy rainfall. On the other hand, jiwani’s condition is also very poor where the flood broke the three rain dams.

However, many houses have destroyed badly. Shehbaz stated that in this critical situation of Gwadar he is sympathized with the flood victims. He stands with the people of Gwadar.

Pakistan Peoples party’s (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has directed PPP’s supporters to help the flood victims in Gwadar.

Caretaker chief minister Balochistan stated that provincial disaster management and district administration is busy in rescuing the flood victims.

Apart from that the weather department said that it will be more rain in Gwadar and 14 other areas.  

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CM Punjab Maryam assigns one-month task to clean Punjab

Maryam Nawaz stated that people should get relief from broken streets, dirty water on roads and boiling sewers.

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Lahore: The newly elected Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz directed the district administration and related institutions to ensure cleanliness throughout Punjab.

Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz chaired a meeting on ‘Suthra Punjab’ at Chief Minister's Secretariat in Lahore.

Chief Minister Punjab while giving the task of cleaning the garbage in Punjab within a month said that there is one-month deadline after which she will see where the order has been implemented and were not.

Maryam Nawaz while instructing the district administration and related institutions to ensure cleanliness, stated that people should get relief from broken streets, dirty water on roads and boiling sewers.

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