Opinion

Opinion

Read the opinion pieces by the authors of Galaxy Lollywood.

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...

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...

So is ‘Gangster Guriya’ an item number or an empowerment anthem?

Mehwish Hayat's name has been splashed around the internet for one reason or another, as of late. It all started from her Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and...

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...

Is the ‘high concept’ formula killing creativity in the Pakistani film industry?

“Why should I go to the cinema when I can stream it on Netflix, later on?” asked one of my university fellows when I...

Looks like our ‘Gangster Guriya’ is inspired by Katrina Kaif and we’re not complaining

As most of you are aware by now, we at GL have our eyes set on Saqib Malik's directorial debut Baaji, that is all...

A new Moammer Rana film released this Eid-ul-Fitr and it has actually done pretty...

Moammar Rana, an acclaimed actor and a darling of the masses in the 90s, reinvented himself with his comeback film, Azaadi (2018) opposite Sonia...

Is ‘Baaji’ reviving Lollywood’s golden era’s classics through its music album?

Saqib Malik's Meera-Amna Ilyas starer Baaji is this year's one of the most anticipated films. With its release date approaching (that'd be 28th of June),...

‘Chhalawa’ and ‘Wrong No. 2’ are basically twins, here’s why

This Eid witnessed two local releases; Wajahat Rauf's Chhalawa and Yasir Nawaz's Wrong Number 2, and to the pleasant surprise of many, both of...

From ‘Mausam’ to ‘Heer Maan Ja’: The rise and rise of Hareem Farooq

Hareem Farooq, a successful film and television actress, film producer, celebrity judge, and host is changing the rules of the show-business in an unprecedented manner....