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Is the culture of film studios dead in Pakistan?

New replaces the old is the law on which the world functions. Countless old methods of doing things died and were replaced by newer, more efficient ways of achieving better results. The world of...

Why is it that our TV and films have different standards of morality?

In Pakistan, the film industry does not have a completely different identity from the television industry; at least not post the revival phase. The Pakistani film industry is more or less an extension of...

Parey Hut Love’s trailer promises a soulful romance against the backdrop of stunning visuals

Well, it is finally here. After being in the news for over a year, Parey Hut Love has finally released its trailer and given an extended look into what the movie is all about....

Why is the Pakistani cinema industry not exploring the horror genre enough?

Pakistanis (actually desis in general) have a deep connection with horror. Regardless of which corner of the country a person belongs to, almost everyone in the country has a horror story to tell. The...

Mehwish Hayat and Meera might be shaking a leg together in ‘Baaji’

The trailer for Baaji has been released and we must say the almost three minutes extravaganza has us extremely excited for the movie. The film promises to be a full-fledged drama on the backdrop of...

Here’s why these legendary actresses deserve more credit than they are given

Pakistani dramas, regardless of their genres or quality of content, have a few fundamental aspects in common. It can be observed that in the majority of Pakistani dramas, we have female characters occupying the center stage....

The multiple Eid releases mess: Clashing filmmakers share their views

Eid-ul-Azha is still a good two months away. For the Pakistani movie industry, however, that date has been in the news since last year. A coveted holiday period sought out by almost all the...

Here is what your favorite celebrities are up to, on their YouTube channels

Pakistan has had a rough history with Youtube. The few years that Youtube was banned in the country, Pakistan could not participate in the rising trend of 'Youtube Stars'. It took years for the...

The teaser of ‘Surkh Chandni’ brings the ugly reality of acid attacks to the...

The teasers for the much awaited Surkh Chandni are out and they look intense. The Sohai Ali Abro-Osman Khalid Butt starrer drama which also has Asad Siddiqui, Mansha Pasha, and Hasan Ahmed in important...

“We are paving the way,” says Meesha after LHC passes a landmark judgement around...

The repercussions of the Meesha Shafi-Ali Zafar controversy, that broke out last year, can be most clearly felt this year. First it was the Lux Style Awards fiasco where a number of nominations withdrew...