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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

Project Ghazi’s failure: What does it mean for the lead cast?

Pakistan’s first superhero flick - Project Ghazi - finally saw its much awaited and delayed release in the last week of March. The film's (un)fateful journey, however, ended with an expected (and a sad) debacle. The film...

Looks like a sequel to ‘Teefa in Trouble’ may just be around the corner

Yes, you read that right! Pakistan's biggest non-holiday grosser of all times, Teefa In Trouble, is getting a sequel. The multi-talented Ali Zafar has recently announced the sequel to the same, in what came as a rather...

Test screenings in Pakistan: Five leading filmmakers weigh in with their opinions

According to the Hollywood producer Tim Bevan, (known for films such as Bridget Jones's Diary, Darkest Hour, etc.), the goal of the film editing process is to turn a film into a story that makes...

Sherdil (Review): Poor writing and direction take away from an otherwise good film

Movie Name: Sherdil Release Date: March 22, 2019 Director: Azfar Jafri Review by: Hassan Hassan  There is a rather thrilling sequence in Sherdil where Varun (Hassan Niazi) maneuvers to chase Haris’s (Mikaal Zulfiqar) JF 17 and just when he is...
neela parbat

‘Neela Parbat’: Pakistan’s first non-horror ‘For Adults’ film and a case of missed opportunity

The era of the 60s and the 70s is considered the golden era of Pakistani cinema. The country saw its film industry at its pinnacle; we had more than 1500 cinemas and a widespread mass...
old school lollywood

2019: The year of old school Lollywood comebacks

The much touted term revival of Pakistani cinema brought with it some side effects too; one of them being the actors from the 90s and earlier getting fewer and fewer acting jobs. The reasons behind this...
The Legend of Maula Jatt

Should ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ take inspiration from ‘Kalank’?

When the teaser of The Legend of Maula Jatt was dropped, it created ripples across the film-buffs community of the subcontinent. Garnering rave reviews from both; the home ground and across the border, the...
pakistani celebrities civil awards

Here is a list of all the celebrities who will be receiving civil awards...

Seems like having two biggies locked for the 23rd March weekend wasn't enough for our industry for Pakistani cinema has another reason to rejoice as some of its prominent names have been selected to be...
Abhinandan bollywood movie plot

Freakishly Exclusive: Here is the leaked plot of Bollywood’s movie on Abhinandan

Earlier, we had informed you that Bollywood has decided to make a film on the entire post-Pulwama and Abhinandan incident. Since the film would obviously be facing a ban in Pakistan, we had also...
Abhinandan pulwama movie

Freaking News: Bollywood to make a movie on Abhinandan and here are all the...

(Not) Much to our surprise, Bollywood has joined the bandwagon of recent Indo-Pak tensions. This comes as the aftermath of its celebrities proving themselves the top contenders for Param Vir Chakra (India’s highest military...