Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra to speak at Sharjah forum

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has starred in more than 60 films and won multiple acting awards. (File/AFP)
Short Url
Updated 25 February 2020

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra to speak at Sharjah forum

DUBAI: Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been announced as a guest speaker on the opening day of the 9th edition of Sharjah’s International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) on March 4 at the city’s Expo Center.

The Bollywood star and UNICEF Goodwill ambassador will lead a discussion on the impact of films and TV programs on shaping the public opinion during a talk entitled “Why Does the Screen Have so Much Impact on Public Opinion.”

A highly accomplished actress, Chopra Jonas has starred in more than 60 films and won multiple acting awards throughout her successful career, which makes her an ideal choice to discuss the power of visual media at the upcoming forum.

The session will be moderated by Lebanese television presenter and journalist Raya Abi Rached.


Kuwaiti influencer Rawan Bin Hussain announces she’s divorcing her husband

Updated 40 min 59 sec ago

Kuwaiti influencer Rawan Bin Hussain announces she’s divorcing her husband

  • The Kuwaiti social media influence said she was “super excited” her next chapter in life

Kuwaiti influencer Rawan Bin Hussain shocked fans when she announced on Wednesday night that she would be divorcing her husband.

The 23-year-old law student revealed the news to her 4.8 million followers on her Instagram stories.

“Today I’m here to explain this without the filter and I’m hoping people, especially Middle Easterners who still follow the worst traditional rules, would understand me,” Hussain said

Hussain, who is known for her beauty blog, has one daughter – luna – with Libyan businessman Youssef Migariaf.

“I am very proud to say I am divorcing my husband. If this will make me ‘Less of a human being’, then that’s totally fine! I am super excited for my new chapter. And I can’t wait to start,” she added.