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.

Ali Zafar Goes Out of The Way to Promote Pakistani Film Industry

June 28, 2011

Although we know that Ali Zafar is busy shooting films in B-town, he is being more than supportive of his own film industry and seems to be going out of his way to do that.

Recently at the Lahore premier of the film ‘Bol‘, Ali Zafar, despite his differences with Shoaib Mansoor in the past not only made his presence at the premier but being asked by the event producer, even agreed to introduce the film to the audience and also introduced Atif Aslam for his performance before the film. Ali was extremely articulate and generous with his words and praise for the project

Bol: Soundtrack (Review)

By Hasan Faridi

After Khuda Kay Liye, that went on to win several international awards, Bol is another gripping story set to be released by Shoaib Mansoor.

Bol is a feature film expected to be released on 24 June 2011. The film stars Atif Aslam, Humaima Malik, Mahira Khan, Shafqat Cheema, Manzar Sehbai, Zaib Rehman and Amr Kashmiri in the lead roles.

The main story is about a family experiencing troubles, sufferings and high points. As family members try to solve their problems they step into deeper troubles.