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5 Worst Award Show Hosts Ever

2010 MTV Video Music Awards - Show

Not everything turns out to be best and perfect as on the paper. Even after rehearsals and long days of practice, it has to be a big showdown on the day its happening live. The best of best can turn out to be the worst and it’s not a rule that hosts steal away the…

Knowzzle Predicts: Who Will Win the Oscars

The Oscars are just hours away! And while we will find out very soon who will go home with the gold lady this year, here are Knowzzle’s list of predictions for the Big Five categories: Best Movie, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best writer. Here goes! Best Movie Given the recent record at the…

Pakistan Roots for Sharmeen at the Oscars

The Pakistani media reflected the public sentiment of pride and excitement when the news first came out that a Pakistani documentarian, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy had been nominated for the Oscars. This is the first time that a Pakistani has been nominated for Hollywood’s most esteemed trophy. Chinoy’s nomination is credited to her work ‘Saving Face’,…

All Time Oscar Records

The Oscar ceremony is around the corner and while we’re some good 6 days away from knowing the results, we can take a little walk down memory lane to take a look at the record creating artists and filmmakers. Read on to find out who has had most nominations in a category, who has taken…

Pakistan Celebrates its First Oscar Win

Most urban Pakistanis woke up to the news of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy bringing home the first Oscar to Pakistan. Needless to say the news spread like wild-fire across the country providing an excuse to the people of this terrorism marred South Asian nation with a reason to celebrate. The Pakistani documentary ‘Saving Face’ produced by…