TV Actress Ayesha Khan Will be Starring in Lashari’s ‘Waar’

November 22, 2011

The most anticipated Pakistani film, Bilal Lashari‘s Waar, which has been very particular about not disclosing the story plot and details too soon, seems to hold a lot of surprises for viewers. Even though it has been shot in Islamabad and Lahore throughout, the film’s PR team made sure not all details reach the public eye. It was announced recently that Meesha and Ali Azmat are also part of the film. Now that the trailer is almost ready for release, in an interview to Instep, Ammara Hikmat (Ceo of encyclomedia PR) revealed that veteran TV actress, Ayesha Khan, is also playing an important role in the film.

Ayesha Khan has earned herself reputation in the industry as a skilled actress over the years no doubt, the film producer, Hassan Waqas Rana, who has brought together creme de la creme of industry for the project, selected her for a challenging role. Hassan Waqas Rana, a perfectionist by nature, who developed the concept of entire film, has carefully chosen every actor to justify his character on screen.

10th Lux Style Awards 2011, Music Winners

September 18, 2011

This year’s Lux Style Awards were held last night at the Expo Center in Karachi. Besides television and fashion, there were some music categories too. This year some musicians even ventured into acting like Fawad Afzal Khan of EP who was nominated for the drama serial Dastaan, in which he played the character of Hassan, but did not win.

Guitarist, composer and music producer Shallum Xavier and singer Zara Madani won the Singer of the Year award for their song ‘Payam‘. Director Bilal Lashari won the Best Music Video Director award for EP’s music video Shor Macha.

Other music categories included the award for the Best Artist that went to pop/rock band Mauj

Ali Azmat & Meesha Shafi Will Be Singing in Bilal Lashari’s ‘Waar’

August 7, 2011

Earlier we reported that Ali Azmat and Meesha Shafi will be making their acting debut in Pakistan’s most expensive film called ‘Waar‘. Directed by Bilal Lashari, ‘Waar’ (to strike) is an action/thriller and drama film.

But that’s not all. According to Ali Azmat’s official facebook page,

“He (Ali Azmat) will not only be acting in the movie but he`ll also be singing along with Meesha Shafi.”

Ali Azmat & Meesha Shafi To Star In Pakistani Film ‘Waar’

July 18, 2011

This year, Atif Aslam made his acting debut with Shoaib Mansoor‘s ‘Bol‘ and received mixed to negative reviews for his work from both the critics and the masses. Now two more popular Pakistani singers are going to make their mark in acting.

Pakistani rock icon Ali Azmat and model turned singer Meesha Shafi will be making their acting debut in Bilal Lashari‘s first full-length feature film Waar (to strike) which is an action/thriller and drama film, written by Hassan Waqas Rana.

Mudhouse and The Golden Doll: Pakistani parallel cinema matures

July 18, 2011

With the release of films as Khuda Kay Liye and BOL, Pakistani cinema seems to be rising from the shadows of struggle. Although the concept of parallel cinema in Pakistan is not as defined as it is in Iran, Italy, France, Japan or India but the young Pakistani filmmakers are also stamping a mark in the world of off-beat cinema. With young filmmakers as Mehreen Jabbar, Bilal Lashari and Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy making waves in the professional film world, there is hope a new revolution in Pakistani cinema is about to begin.

Pakistan’s Most Anticipated Film – Bilal Lashari’s ‘Waar’ (150 BTS Pictures)

March 26, 2011

Earlier in 2010, we reported that Hollywood producers are auditioning for film actors in Islamabad for a high-profile Hollywood/Lollywood collaborative project. The director of the project, Bilal Lashari has shot his first full-length feature film called Waar. The film was always a sole MindWorks Media production and was not associated with the ISPR at all. Same goes for the deal with Warner Brothers. The Producers have talked to Hunt Lowry, producer of “Donnie Darko” and Warner Bros.’s smash hit “A Walk to Remember”, there’s no point denying that but no deal has been made with Warner Brothers yet.

Qayaas Giving Soundtracks for Shaan’s Film Directed by Lashari

December 27, 2010

Qayaas - Mera Wana

Qayaas will be giving away three songs in a film directed by Bilal Lashari and starring Shaan. This will be one of it’s kind project as it will be first complete feature film by Lashari who has previously only directed music videos and short films.

Lashari on shooting for the film said

Directed Shaan today. The man is brilliance.

The presence of Qayaas in the film makes the project sound even more interesting. Khurram Waqar, the lead guitarist, of the band put his excitement in words by saying