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Wow: Sami Khan apparently has four films in the pipeline for next year

Sami Khan has been associated with Pakistani cinema and television industry for almost 14 years now. He made his Lollywood debut in 2004 with the film Salakhain and then moved to the television industry...

Why do we use the term ‘Kanjar’ for celebrities?

Throughout our lives, we have all come across instances where things as trivial as nose rings are frowned upon, due to the negative cultural connotations attached with them that have nothing to do whatsoever...

Exclusive: Here’s everything you need to know about Wajahat Rauf’s new web series

With digital media rapidly making its way into our lives, there is little to no math required to project that the way entertainment works will soon see a complete overhaul. Digital entertainment mediums are...

Box Office: ‘The Donkey King’ has emerged as a real Box Office king

2018 has seen not one but two successful animated Pakistani movies; Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor and The Donkey King, with another (3 Bahadur: The Rise of Warriors) in the pipelines, all set to...

‘Sorry’: Another ‘Cake’ in the making or just another glorified telefilm?

Before Cake came out earlier this year, we were a bit skeptical about its audience reception. We argued that Pakistani cinema is at a place where it needs more commercial films and less glorified...

Azad (Review): Pakistan ventures into comedy melodrama, somewhat successfully

Movie Name: Azad Release Date: February 9, 2018 Director: Rehan Sheikh Review by: Momina Mindeel Unlike the recent disasters to come out of Lollywood – Azad – the new Pakistani movie starring Rehan Sheikh and Sanam Saeed, was rather underpublicized. There...

Pari (Review): Anything but a horror film

Movie Name: Pari Release Date: February 2, 2018 Director: Syed Atif Ali Review by: Momina Mindeel When Pari’s trailer was released last year, Pakistani publications could not stop gushing over what was supposed to be a pioneer in Lollywood’s modern horror...