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.

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.