Cake

A richly-realised family drama that’s a treat to watch, but will it stay with you after it’s over? Find out below…

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Dobara Phir Se

Ok, so after the last Pakistani movie experience (Janaan), I had told myself that I will not watch any more Pakistani movies. It has nothing  to do with being unpatriotic but rather should-I-be-spending-money-on-a-movie-that’s-not-worth-it? So a bunch of Pakistanis  movies were released- Lahore se Aagey, Raham – which I didn’t bother watching. Till I saw the trailer […]

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Janaan

With a great looking cast, international collaborations (Shreya Ghosal sang the title track and B4U is the international distributor), along with the involvement of Reham Khan – ex-wife of Imran Khan- as the producer, all eyes were on Janaan, the highly anticipated movie of 2016. Verdict: It’s been five hours since I saw the movie […]

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Mah e Mir

The tagline for this movie is Embrace your Madness, and so it goes with every literary/ creative genius out there. Don’t they all seem to go a little cuckoo in their minds before achieving super stardom? The premise for this Pakistani movie is simple: A struggling poet, Jamal Ahmad, has an issue with the modern […]

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Jawani Phir Nahi Ani

Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (JPNA) is the first Pakistani movie ever to cross Rs. 254.5 million mark in just two weeks. That’s beating the records of previously critically acclaimed movies such as Khuda Ke Liye, Bol, Waar among others. This movie has courted controversy and interest in the same breath. Having seen it last night, I […]

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Jalaibee

A story of two friends Billu and Baggu, who get caught up in debt with the local mafia, led by the King. At the same time, another guy Ali has his own plans to kidnap the King for his own motives. Along with this, there are two women who each have their own motives. All […]

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Waar

After Mein Hoon Shahid Afridi and Zinda Bhaag, there comes Waar- A brilliantly shot Pakistani film based on terrorism. Great cinematography, high production values and awesome acting by the leads (well done Shaan). Credit must be given to Bilal Lashari for producing a sleek and slick Pakistani movie, which is at par with a lot […]

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