Ahad Raza Mir lands a spot in Season 2 of WWII series 'World on Fire"

10:59 PM | 3 Jun, 2023
Ahad Raza Mir lands a spot in Season 2 of WWII series 'World on Fire
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After making his debut in the Netflix series Resident Evil, Ahad Raza Mir is set to star in his second foreign series. The popular actor, known for his role in Hum Tum, will be joining the original cast of World on Fire in the role of "Rajib".

Alongside Mir, the new additions to the cast include Mark Bonnar, known for his work in Guilt and Line of Duty, portraying Sir James Danemere, and Gregg Sulkin, recognized for his roles in Runaways and Pretty Smart, playing the character David.

World on Fire offers a unique perspective on World War II by exploring the experiences of ordinary individuals whose lives have been profoundly affected by the chaos of the war. The second season of the show, featuring six new episodes, is penned by series creator Peter Bowker, along with Rachel Bennette and Matt Jones.

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Set in October 1940, the series delves into the Northern Blitz as lone pilots are dispatched to combat German bombers hovering over Manchester. The true horrors of war have reached Britain, and the narrative unfolds through the eyes of a diverse ensemble cast.

Returning for the second season are talented actors such as Lesley Manville as Robina, Jonah Hauer-King as Harry, Julia Brown as Lois, Zofia Wichlacz as Kasia, Blake Harrison as Stan, Eugénie Derouand as Henriette, Eryk Biedunkiewicz as Jan, and Cel Spellman as Joe.

Ben Irving, the acting director of drama at the BBC, expressed his excitement for the new season, highlighting the captivating and untold stories that place ordinary people at the heart of history.

Filming for World on Fire season two is currently underway in Northern Ireland.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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