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Review: Cake is a polished film

By Rafay Mahmood Rafay Mahmood is a culture journalist from Balochistan. He is a Chevening scholar, pursuing an MA in Global Creative & Cultural Industries at SOAS

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Verna – Fall of the ShoMan Empire!

By Omair Alavi During the most famous PTV Awards in 1986, there was a skit – written and directed by Shoaib Mansoor – where the late Saleem Nasir commented on ‘The fall of the Roman Empire’. Little did anyone know that 31 years later, ShoMan will have a great fall due to a film that…

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Pakistani film among 92 best foreign language submissions for Oscar

Los Angeles: A record 92 countries have submitted films for the best foreign-language Oscar to be handed out at the Academy Awards in March. Pakistani film “Saawan” is also in the race. “Saawan” is a suspense drama film directed by Farhan Alam and produced and written by Mashood Qadri. The film is based on a…

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Video: Pakistani film nominated for Oscar award

“My Pure Land”, a Pakistani biopic based on the life of Nazo Dharejo – who fought valiantly against land grabbers and feudals – has been nominated for an Oscar award.

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‘Mehrunisa V Lub U’ : Action, comedy and romance all in one

Red carpet for Pakistani film ‘Mehrunisa V Lub U’ was laid at a private cinema of Karachi. Celebrities among the cast lit up the whole event with their presence at the premiere see what they have to say..

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Candid Chat with “Balu Mahi” cast

Report by: Syeda Sarah Hasan Balu Mahi is an upcoming Pakistani romantic comedy, set to release on February 10. A Romantic comedy stars Ainy Jaffri, Sadaf Kanwal and Osman Khalid butt. The film is written by Saad Azhar, directed by Haissam Hussain and produced by well-known names of the industry Sadia Jabbar, Muhammad Ashraf Chaudry…

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Maalik on a roll after ban lifted

KARACHI: Pakistani film “Maailk” has collected over Rs 6 crore since its release, a media report claimed. According to the report posted in Box Office Detail, Maalik has earned Rs 2.05 crore since its re-release. The film was banned five weeks after its release over complaints it had portrayed politicians in bad light. There was…

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Film ‘Janaan’ seeks positive global spotlight for Pakistan

LONDON: The cast and crew behind new film “Janaan” are hoping to showcase the positive side of Pakistan as they look to bolster international investment and interest in the country’s small movie industry. In comparison to Hollywood and Bollywood, the Pakistani industry is still in its infancy. Films are made with much smaller budgets and…

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Film ‘Actor-In-Law’ will surely hit box office: Mehwish Hayat

KARACHI: Prominent film star Mehwish Hayat has said that her film “Actor-in-Law” would definitely hit the box office as its trailer had become very popular in social media. In an interview, she said that multiplex new cinema houses are playing their vital role in the success of new Pakistani films. She said, at present, the…

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Shooting of Pakistani film “Bhai wanted” completed

LAHORE: The shooting of film “Bhai wanted” produced and directed by Syed Noor has been completed and its post shooting work is in progress. Talking to APP here on Tuesday, Syed Noor said that he had high hopes with this film and claimed that his film “Bhai wanted” would attract viewers to the cinema houses…

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