Film

Sarmad Khoosat’s next to be Punjabi film based in Lahore

Sarmad Khoosat’s next to be Punjabi film based in Lahore

KARACHI:When it comes to what works with audiences, it’s a gamble. While most directors like to play it safe, Sarmad Khoosat is all for challenging himself.His contemporary style of film-making may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but undoubtedly, the star’s narrating style is very unique and different. While Khoosat’s projects such as Manto and Akhri Station did […]

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film casts a winning box-office spell

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film casts a winning box-office spell

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Again confirming the magic touch of J.K. Rowling, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” took in an estimated $62.2 million this weekend to lead North American box offices, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.This second Harry Potter prequel came in slightly behind the first “Fantastic Beasts” movie, which earned $74.4 million […]

‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’, first Pakistani film to commercially release in Saudi Arabia

‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’, first Pakistani film to commercially release in Saudi Arabia

Hamza Ali Abbasi, Hania Aamir-starrer Parwaaz Hai Junoon which was released all across the country on Eidul Azha will become the first Pakistani film to commercially release in Saudi Arabia.Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting for the government of Pakistan, Fawad Chaudhry made the announcement on Twitter. He wrote, “Pakistani movie Parwaaz Hai Junoon will be the first film to […]

Next James Bond film to be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga

Next James Bond film to be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga

LONDON (Reuters) – The next James Bond film will be directed by American Cary Joji Fukunaga, the man behind the first season of U.S. drama “True Detective” and the Netflix comedy “Maniac,” the 007 producers said on Thursday.Fukunaga, 41, replaces British director Danny Boyle, who pulled out of the as yet untitled film last month […]

Pakistanis troll Bollywood film for showing Lahore’s Arfa Technology Park as ISI Headquarter

Pakistanis troll Bollywood film for showing Lahore’s Arfa Technology Park as ISI Headquarter

Twitter is having a field day after a Bollywood film showed Lahore’s Arfa Technology Park as the ISI Headquarters in Islamabad.The recent release Genius, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mithun Chakraborty, had some serious issues with their research. UNESCO Chair Umar Saif tweeted out the mistake along with the snippet of the movie.“Arfa technology park making waves beyond borders. PS Bollywood […]

Zoheb Hassan threatens to take legal action if anyone makes film on Nazia Hassan

Zoheb Hassan threatens to take legal action if anyone makes film on Nazia Hassan

KARACHI – Pakistani pop icon Zoheb Hassan has threatened to take legal action if any makes film on the life of his sister and famous singer Nazia Hassan.In a facebook post, the artist pointed that Nazia’s ex-husband Ishtiaq Baig has intentions to gain fame through her name.Zoheb Hassan statement reads: “The Hassan family has come […]

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