Pakistani Academy Selection Committee Nominates ‘Zinda Bhaag’ for Oscar Consideration

September 13, 2013
Zinda Bhaag Nominated for Oscar Consideration

Zinda Bhaag Nominated for Oscar ConsiderationThe Pakistani Academy Selection Committee has selected ‘Zinda Bhaag‘ as the first Pakistani film in over fifty years to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 86th Academy Awards. A total of four films were submitted to the committee for consideration including Chambeli, Josh and Lamha (Seedlings) in addition to Zinda Bhaag. The movie was selected by way of a secret ballot and was the overwhelming film of choice of the Committee members. As per standard practice, films selected by each individual country’s Academy selection committee are submitted to the Academy for screening, shortlisting and voting with official Oscar nominees announced at a later date.

A story of hope, redemption and independence: JOSH to hit cinemas on Eid-Ul-Fitr

July 13, 2013
Aamina Sheikh - Josh

Aamina Sheikh - JoshAfter screenings in India, UK and US, the much anticipated Indie film JOSH created by Pakistani director, producer and writer Iram Parveen Bilal, is set to premiere in Karachi end of July. Boasting an all-star cast, ‘JOSH’ is set to screen at all major cinemas and movie theaters across Pakistan this Eid-Ul-Fitr. Written, directed and produced by Iram Parveen Bilal, co-produced by Saad Bin Mujeeb and Kelly Thomas, the mystery thriller JOSH is based on an original script which is inspired by several real life events, including Parveen Saeed’s Khana Ghar and the concept of “erasing hunger to erase crime” which provides affordable meals to the underprivileged in and around Karachi’s slums.

Interview: Khalid Malik talks JOSH – One of Pakistani Films To Hit Cinemas this Eid

July 10, 2013
Khalid Malik - Josh Film

Khalid Malik - Josh FilmIn the build up to the release of the writer/director and producer Iram Parveen Bilal‘s forthcoming Pakistani film Josh جوش that hits cinemas this Eid ul Fitr, we were fortunate enough to have a chat with one of the stars from the film, Khalid Malik and talked about a little bit of everything, including working with Iram and upcoming projects. Check out the interview below.

Almost 20 Pakistani Movies Lined Up For The Release

June 26, 2013
Siyaah - This Year's First Release

Siyaah - First of Many Pakistani Movies To Come This YearQuality is once again expected to make a comeback to the Pakistani cinemas as there are numerous commercial and feature films lined up for release in the near future that are certainly expected to create ripples in almost dead waters of the Pakistani film industry.

Earlier this year, we saw the release of two films that attracted quite a lot of audience despite their low budget and unknown faces.

Josh جوش – Independence Through Unity (Official Trailer)

October 26, 2012
Josh

Synopsis: Musically intense and colorfully raw, JOSH takes a sneak peek inside Pakistan today- the way you didn’t know it.

Fatima, a committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan high life in Karachi, has her life shattered when her nanny, Nusrat, inexplicably disappears. Josh is the story of Fatima’s search, despite the warning of her friends and family, for a dangerous truth in Nusrat’s feudal village.