Riz Ahmed and Deepika Padukone set to present awards at Oscars 2023

Web Desk 04:37 PM | 3 Mar, 2023
Riz Ahmed and Deepika Padukone set to present awards at Oscars 2023
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The Academy Awards has just revealed that Bollywood star Deepika Padukone and British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed will co-host the 95th Oscars ceremony. 

The event will be held on March 12 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

In addition to Padukone and Ahmed, notable personalities such as Zoe Saldana, Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, and Michael B. Jordan will also grace the event as presenters. The Academy Awards will be unveiling additional names of presenters in due course.

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Ahmed, a trailblazing Oscar-winning actor, continues to make history for Pakistan on the global stage. Last month, he accomplished yet another milestone as the first actor of Pakistani descent to announce the Academy Awards nominations from the prestigious Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Allison Williams, the star of M3GAN, was his co-presenter for the task, and the announcements were live-streamed on numerous online platforms.

Furthermore, Ahmed secured his first Oscar win last year for the critically acclaimed live-action short film "The Long Goodbye," which he co-wrote with Aneil Karia. He previously garnered a nomination for his remarkable performance in "Sound of Metal." His other credits include "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and the miniseries "The Night Of," for which he received an Emmy Award.

On the same night, PadukoneThe 37-year-old, who made her Hollywood breakthrough in the 2017 action flick "XXX: Return of Xander Cage," shared the news with her 72.4 million Instagram followers. She posted a snapshot of the academy's announcement on her Stories and as a post.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on May 29, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on May 29, 2023 (Monday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 307.9 311.15
Euro EUR 330 333
UK Pound Sterling GBP 381 384.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 84.6 85.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 82.6 83.4
Australian Dollar AUD 201 203
Bahrain Dinar BHD 762.21 770.21
Canadian Dollar CAD 225.5 227.5
China Yuan CNY 40.6 41
Danish Krone DKK 41.39 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.6 36.95
Indian Rupee INR 3.47 3.58
Japanese Yen JPY 2.15 2.20
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 932.2 941.2
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.42 63.02
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.98 178.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.14 26.44
Omani Riyal OMR 744.58 752.57
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.73 79.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 215 217
Swedish Korona SEK 26.73 27.03
Swiss Franc CHF 316.34 318.84
Thai Bhat THB 8.28 8.43

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 29 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 235,800 on Monday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs202,160.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Karachi PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Islamabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Peshawar PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Quetta PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Sialkot PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Attock PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Gujranwala PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Jehlum PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Multan PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Bahawalpur PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Gujrat PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Nawabshah PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Chakwal PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Hyderabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Nowshehra PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Sargodha PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Faisalabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Mirpur PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505


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