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Screen legend Robert Redford is retiring from acting

LOS ANGELES: Oscar winner Robert Redford will retire from acting following this autumn’s release of his upcoming film “The Old Man & The Gun,” the 81-year-old told Entertainment Weekly in a story published on Monday. Redford, best known for films such as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “Out of Africa,” plays a seasoned bank robber in the new movie, which is scheduled to debut in theaters in September. “Never say never, but I pretty well concluded that this would be it for me in terms of acting, and (I’ll)…

Shahbaz Sharif to become acting PML-N president

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif held a meeting with his elder brother and former premier Nawaz Sharif and discussed the recent political developments and party affairs including selection of a new party president. Sources said the upcoming Senate elections, the graft cases against the Sharif family and selection of a new PML-N president came under discussion. The meeting took place days before a scheduled meeting of the party’s Central Working Committee to nominate an acting party president in line with…

Aamir Khan’s son Junaid ‘quietly’ makes his acting debut

Aamir Khan is known for perfectionism in his movies as well as making stars out debutants, but for his own son Junaid Khan, Aamir appears to push him to struggle for long term success. Junaid Khan, who is armed with a degree in theatrics, made his stage debut with noted director Quasar Thakore Padamsee’s play ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’- an adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s play by the same name in August. He told Padamsee he was keen on auditioning for Mother Courage and Her Children, the latter's adaptation of…

Zafar Abdullah likely to be appointed as acting chairman SECP

KARACHI: Zafar Abdullah is likely to be appointed as acting chairman Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), after SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi was remanded on Saturday in the custody of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for fours days, ARY News reported. Hijazi was arrested for interrogation with regard to his suspected involvement in altering financial record of the Sharif family’s companies after Special Judge Central Tahir Mehmood refused his plea for bail extension in a case pertaining to record…

Hollywood legend Daniel Day-Lewis announces retirement from acting

LOS ANGELES: Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis, one of the most acclaimed performers of his generation, has announced he is retiring. In a statement the 60-year-old star's spokeswoman, Leslee Dart, said he "will no longer be working as an actor," trade magazine Variety reported. "He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years," Dart said. "This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject." Day-Lewis, a…