Published On: Mon, Mar 21st, 2016

Zeenat Aman is in Pakistan to attend an event



Zeenat Aman, the experienced alluring Bollywood actress, stated artistes and craftsmen across the boarders must interrelate with each other as talent has no boundaries. She has come here via Wagah Border on Saturday.

She told at a news conference which was organized at a local hotel prior to she launched the three-day cultural, fashion, music and culinary lifestyle occasion Shaan-i-Pakistan, Kya Dilli Kya Lahore, along with Indian chef Mujeeb-ur-Rehman and singer Rekha Bhardvaj in Lahore Pakistan on Sunday evening. “Politicians may have different views. I am talking as an artiste,” she said,

Side by event organizer Huma Nasr and Indian choreographer Prasad Bidapa at the news conference, the Bollywood actress, model and beauty queen, better recognized for her work in Hindi movies all through the 1970s and 80s, stated good people were ubiquitous (India and Pakistan). “I wish them peace and harmony.”

There were asked a lot of questions regarding cultivation of good relations amid India and Pakistan and she replied that she just want to bring peace and harmony.

There was appearing her love for Lahore where she was visiting initially; she stated that “I should have come here much earlier. The city is beautiful and its people are large-hearted. I want to visit the Walled City. Many from Peshawar starred in our film industry and Lahore too was the hub of films before the partition. I would like to see the entire city,”

She also revealed that her son was acting in a movie with a Pakistani television hero, and she would come back to Pakistan upon its release. She recommended that “Give the children the same love which you have given to me,”

She further added as, “Delegations from Pakistan would call on only the legendary Dilip Kumar during my heydays. But his wife Saira Bano would call me on their demand. And the affection you are showing equals the one shown by your countrymen who met me at the height of my popularity,”

Zeenat Aman whose father Amanullah was one of the writers for the classic “Mughal-e-Azam’’ continued by saying that “We both have common music, culture and craftsmanship. But Indian girls are mad after Pakistani fashion. I have bought a lot of khadi shalwar kameez suits.”

She and the Indian delegation is slated to go back home after the event is concluded on 23 March.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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