27 Facts About Pakistani film


Cinema of Pakistan, or Pakistani cinema, refers to the filmmaking industry in Pakistan.

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Pakistani film cinema has played an important part in Pakistani film culture and in recent years has begun flourishing again after years of decline, delivering entertainment to audiences in Pakistan and expatriates abroad.

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Several Pakistani film industries are based in Pakistan, which tend to be regional and niche in nature.

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The first Pakistani film ever produced was Husn Ka Daku in 1929, directed by Abdur Rashid Kardar in Lahore.

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Between 1947 and 2007, Pakistani cinema was predominately based in Lahore, home to the nation's largest film industry.

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The Pakistani film had mild success at cinemas, but prominently established Lahore as a functioning Pakistani film industry.

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Roop Lal Shori, who was a resident of Brandreth Road in Lahore, upon hearing of Lahore's growing Pakistani film industry, returned to his hometown and produced Qismat Ke Haer Pher in 1932, which would firmly ground the Pakistani film industry in Lahore.

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The Pakistani film became the first to be directed by a female director.

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Pakistani film's persona led people to call him the "chocolate hero" and in essence, he became the Marlon Brando and Elvis Presley of Pakistan.

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The Pakistani film became the first to complete a 75-week screening at cinemas throughout the country attaining a platinum jubilee status.

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Pakistani film cinema entered into a decline during the regime of Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, who began to Islamization the country.

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The director of his unfinished Pakistani film Hero, employed 'cheat shots' to complete the Pakistani film and released to sold out cinemas across the country.

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Controversy raged over the 1998 Pakistani film Jinnah, produced by Akbar Salahuddin Ahmed and directed by Jamil Dehlavi.

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Pakistani film's visit to Pakistan was to coincide with the third Kara Film Festival where he screened his film Paap in Karachi.

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The Pakistani film was about a dissociative identity disorder patient who uses black magic against unsuspecting relatives.

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The following month Chambaili, an Urdu-language political thriller Pakistani film directed by Ismail Jilani, was released starring Salmaan Peerzada, Khalid Ahmed, Mohammed Ehteshamuddin, Maira Khan, Shafqat Cheema and Ghulam Mohiuddin made a special appearance.

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The Pakistani film was a political drama exploring the subject of political corruption in Pakistan.

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The action-thriller Pakistani film directed by Bilal Lashari and written and produced by Hassan Rana featured Shaan Shahid, Meesha Shafi, Ali Azmat, Shamoon Abbasi, Ayesha Khan and Kamran Lashari.

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The Pakistani film depicts events surrounding the war on terror in Pakistan, including the attack on a Police Academy in Lahore in 2009.

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Nonetheless, the lack of box office returns of a Pakistani film has less to do with the film itself but more to do with the severely limited number of screens in Pakistan.

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The Pakistani film starred Javed Sheikh, Fahad Mustafa, Mohsin Abbas Haider with supporting cast of Urwa Hocane, Kubra Khan and Salman Shahid.

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Jalaibee was a caper action thriller Pakistani film directed and written by Yasir Jaswal, produced by Eman Syed.

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The Pakistani film starred prominent TV actors Danish Taimoor and Ali Safina in lead roles along with Adnan Jaffar, Sajid Hasan, Uzair Jaswal, Wiqar Ali Khan, Sabeeka Imam and Zhalay Sarhadi.

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The Pakistani film collected 5 million before its release as Malik Riaz had bought 10,000 tickets in advance.

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The Pakistani film had a good number of public previews came out well on them collecting 1 million which is biggest preview collections ever in Pakistan.

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The Pakistani film focuses on three eleven-year-old friends, who rise from the unlikeliest of places to save their community from the evils that plague it.

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The Pakistani film was based on the original novel Bin Roye Ansoo by Farhat Ishtiaq and released worldwide on 18 July 18,2015, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr.

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