Na Maloom Afraad 2: casual rape jokes

The internet has been buzzing with Chain Aye Na, a film that will surely raise bad cinema to new heights. But before the infamous trailer was released, another Pakistani film released its trailer. Na Maloom...

Talent Focus: Gohar Rasheed has arrived

As you may have guessed from my Rangreza trailer review, I have fallen completely and hopelessly in love with Gohar Rasheed. Balancing the madness of his character to absolute perfection, he is a joy...

The Maula Jatt Controversy: New Pakistani Cinema Versus Old

The teaser for Bilal Lashari’s The Legend of Maula Jatt was released by the end of last year. it was a dazzling array of scenic shots, and popular faces. Inspired in part at least by...

With Laal Kabootar Will Pakistani Cinema Finally Embrace the Dark?

Lest someone gets it twisted, the trailer of Laal Kabootar did not escape my radar when it was released. On the contrary, I was among the legion of pearl-clutching cinephiles who were genuinely awestruck...

How Many Comedy Movies Are Too Many?

Last week, Pakistan’s film scene dished out tasters for multiple comedy movies. On 20th November, the trailer for Maan Jao Na was released. Two days later we were given the trailer for Chupan Chupai....

2018 Pakistani Movies That Are So Bad, They’re Good

So there I was; innocently researching Pakistani cinema’s achievements in 2018. When, I came across Pakistani movies that had completely avoided my radar. And let’s just say, I’m a little sad that I missed...
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Punjab Nahi Jaungi: copying Bollywood?

The trailer for Punjab Nahi Jaungi was released last week. Let me break it down; neon colours, a love triangle, Punjab and people running through fields. Think pieces were published. One of the these pointed out...

The Padmaavat Saga: Let’s Discuss, EVERYTHING

I don’t usually write about Bollywood. Simply because I feel that there is often an excess of opinions. Because of the appeal and reach of our neighbouring film industry, everyone has something to say....

Dia Film Review: Raw, Emotional and Prescient

I want to start off by apologising. Yes, the site has been left on the back burner. The reason for this is that both me and Nusair, have been struggling to get...

Typecasting: A Pitfall For Pakistani Cinema

Let me begin by addressing my lack of writing as of late. There are two main reasons as to why: (A) I am on vacation, follow me on Instagram for full details, stories etc....