Bollywood glam queen Malaika Arora turns 48

09:31 PM | 23 Oct, 2023
Bollywood glam queen Malaika Arora turns 48
Source: Instagram

Congratulations are in order for Bollywood icon Malaika Arora as she celebrates her 48th birthday. 

Arora, often described as the epitome of timeless grace and sizzling Bollywood charm, is a name that resonates far beyond the silver screen. She is not just a renowned actress but a multifaceted personality who has left an indelible mark on the world of fashion, fitness, and entertainment. With an aura that effortlessly blends elegance and vivacity, she is a true symbol of modern Indian glamour, a trendsetter in her own right, and an inspiring icon for many. 

She began her career as a model, and her stunning looks and confident walk quickly garnered attention. She appeared in numerous advertisements and fashion shows, making a name for herself in the Indian fashion industry. Later on, she made her Bollywood debut with a memorable dance number, "Chaiyya Chaiyya," in the movie "Dil Se." Her electrifying dance atop a moving train alongside Shah Rukh Khan made her an instant sensation.

Taking to her Instagram, she shared a series of pictures and shared a heartfelt message, pondering the concept of "new beginnings."

"As I welcome my 48th year (clad in my cherished bathrobe), I'm overwhelmed with gratitude for the serenity, my loved ones, and the tranquillity that have accompanied me throughout this incredible journey. In this very moment, each experience resonates like a gentle whisper, guiding me towards the depths of self-discovery and my wellspring of inner strength. Let us raise our glasses to the soothing whispers of the gentle breeze, the captivating sunsets that mirror the allure of fresh beginnings, and the warmth bestowed upon me by the remarkable people who have graced my life with their beauty. Once more, I'm appreciative of the life I've had the privilege to lead thus far and filled with hope for the adventures that lie ahead. Here's to a joyous birthday celebration, dedicated to me!" she captioned the post.

Her actor and boyfriend, Arjun Kapoor, known for his heart of gold, wished her with a heartfelt Instagram post. The photo, a testament to their happiness, ignited pure joy. 

"Happy Birthday, Baby!!! This picture is us,
You bring the smile, the joy, the light & I’ll always have your back even thru the chaos…"

Her sister, Amrita Arora also shared some childhood pictures to wish the birthday girl.

Her best friend, Kareena Kapoor Khan graced her Instagram stories with a delightful trio of pictures featuring the birthday star, Malaika. She penned a heartfelt message: "These three pictures epitomize the deep love we share, our unbreakable sisterhood, and, of course, our fondness for our 'joothaaaasss'... Malla, you are adored! Wishing the most beautiful of birthdays to you, our gorgeous friend."

Malaika, along with her former husband Arbaaz Khan, co-founded a production company called Arbaaz Khan Productions. Additionally, she has ventured into the fashion industry by launching her own fashion line called "The Closet Label." She is also known for her dedication to fitness and healthy living. She has promoted yoga and wellness through her "Diva Yoga" studio and actively encourages her fans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.


Pakistani rupee recovers against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee continues recovering losses against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Tuesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.6 for buying and 286.65 for selling.

Euro slides down to 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate inches up to 360 for buying, and 363.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.50 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 75.90.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 5 December 2023

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.6 286.65
Euro EUR 309 312
UK Pound Sterling GBP 360 363.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.5 78.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.9 76.7
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 757.72 765.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.59 41.99
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.46 36.81
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 922.11 931.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.97 61.57
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.89 177.89
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.68 26.98
Omani Riyal OMR 740.01 748.01
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.27 78.97
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.45 27.75
Swiss Franc CHF 327.65 330.15
Thai Bhat THB 8.16 8.31

Gold Rates in Pakistan - Check today gold price - 5 December 2023

The gold remained under pressure in Pakistan amid a huge drop in price of the precious metal despite in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 5 December 2023

On Tuesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs218,500 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs187,330. 

Single tola of 24 karat is Rs218,500, 22 Karat Gold costs Rs200,290, rate of 21 karat gold stands at Rs191,190 whereas 18k gold rate is Rs163,875.00 for each tola.

In the global market, gold saw huge drop in price, coming down to $2037 per ounce after drop of $81.79.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Karachi PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Islamabad PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Peshawar PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Quetta PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Sialkot PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Attock PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Gujranwala PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Jehlum PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Multan PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Bahawalpur PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Gujrat PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Nawabshah PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Chakwal PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Hyderabad PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Nowshehra PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Sargodha PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Faisalabad PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Mirpur PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720


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