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Hassan Hassan

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I am a doctor,a foodie and a traveller. The aroma of Popcorn ,the peculiar sensation of being in a darkened theatre,enjoying a Film, intrigues & gives me a reason to promote Pakistani Cinema. anjumhassan87@gmail.com

Heer Maan Ja (Review): Another Fall For IRK Films

Film: Heer Maan Ja Release Date: 12th August 2019 Director: Azfar Jafri Review By: Hassan Hassan Despite Heer Maan Ja being a smaller film in its magnitude and buzz as compared to the other two big Eid releases, I...

Superstar (Review): Strong Performances Botched By A Shoddy Screenplay

Film: Superstar Release Date: 12th August 2019 Director: Mohammed Ehteshamuddin Review By: Hassan Hassan They say the best way to give a shut-up call to your critics is via your work. And Mahira Khan is lucky enough to...

Parey Hut Love (Review): A Beautiful Cinematic Experience Let Down By Poor Writing

Film: Parey Hut Love Release Date: 12th August, 2019 Directed By: Asim Raza Review By: Hassan Hassan "Kamyaabi ka ussol hai logon ko maza karao, jeena mat sikhao." Fawad Khan says in his brief cameo in Parey Hut...

Sirf Tum He Tou Ho (Review): A Nightmarish Throwback to 90’s Lollywood

Movie Name: Sirf Tum He Tou Ho Release Date: 19th July, 2019 Director: Sangeeta Review by: Hassan Hassan Growing up watching films like Nikaah and Harjai, it was only the hope of invoking nostalgic feels of good old...

Ready Steady No (Review): An unfunny drag fest!

Movie Name: Ready Steady No Release Date: 19th July, 2019 Director: Hisham Bin Munawar Review by: Hassan Hassan It's always exciting to see films made by débutante directors for they, potentially, could bring a new vision and film-making...
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Ali Rehman Khan Steals The Show in Addi Maar from ‘Heer Maan Ja’

The first song from IRK's Eid-ul-Azha film, 'Heer Maan Ja' has been released today featuring the main protagonist of the film, Ali Rehman, alongside Lollywood diva, Zara Sheikh. The song, Addi Maar, is performed by...
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‘Heer Maan Ja’ Trailer Convinces Us To Watch It On The Big Screen This...

IRK films, the makers behind acclaimed cinematic offerings like 'Siyah', 'Janaan' and 'Parchi', have just dropped the trailer of their fourth production titled, 'Heer Maan Ja'. The beautifully-cut trailer looks fun By the looks of it, 'Heer Maan...
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These Are 9 Must-Watch Meera Films That Should Be On Your List

With Saqib Malik's 'Baaji' gracing our cinemas and getting rave reviews for its portrayal of various eras of Lollywood, a particularly renewed interest in yesteryear cinema is noticeable amongst the cinema-goers of the current era. Also the...

Baaji (Review): A colorfully brilliant yet dark portrayal of Lollywood’s forgotten cinematic heritage

Movie Name: Baaji  Release Date: June 28, 2019 Director: Saqib Malik   Review by: Hassan Hassan  Just a night before the release of one of the 2019's most anticipated flicks, I texted the director, Saqib Malik, to share my...

Is Punjabi cinema problematic or does it just cater to a different audience?

Most of the Lollywood fans are well aware of the two mainstream Pakistani films; Chhalawa and Wrong Number 2 gracing our cinemas these days. Very few know that the Eid festivities didn't end there. There were...