First Look: ARY films & Mindworks Media Presents WAAR 2 and DELTA ECHO FOXTROT

December 7, 2013
First Look of WAAR 2

First Look of WAAR 2ARY Films & MindWorks Media taking Pakistani Films to another Level where the collaborative endeavor intends to produce great Pakistani movies that will flourish Pakistan’s cinema industry taking it to international level.

ARY Films & Mindworks Media have joined hands to produce Pakistani movies which will compete on international markets with international films to take the local cinema industry to the next level. The collaboration will set off with WAAR 2 and DELTA ECHO FOXTROT for cinema audience setting standards never been set before in Pakistan that will further fuel the revival process of the industry.

Top-notch directors of Pakistan & Hollywood will work under this venture. The shooting for the first venture under this collaboration ‘DELTA ECHO FOXTROT’ will start in the end of December and the film shall be released in 2014.
The first film of this JV is DELTA ECHO FOXTROT which will be a Hi-Octane action packed roller coaster ride. DELTA ECHO FOXTROT is all about Courage, Sacrifice, Passion and Patriotism. The cast of the movie is being finalized and it will not only have top names of the industry but we will also introduce new faces, the auditions of which are being held. Further details of both the movies will be shared in the coming weeks.

ARY Films To Produce 4 Films Every Year, Announces Arth 2 and Mission 5

November 27, 2013
ARY To Produce 4 Films Every Year

ARY Films To Produce 4 Films Every Year

For the past many years, I am of the view that Pakistanis face a serious dearth when it comes to the means of entertainment. And perhaps the only thing left to entertain themselves is to go out and have some food. That’s it!

But Now It seems that one of the entertainment source is on the road to recovery and the developments taking place in the past few months have been very encouraging with regards to the local cinema. Just couple of days back there has been a huge news for the Pakistan film industry as ARY Films and Riaz Shahid Films signed a joint venture agreement which will see them producing, distributing and marketing 4 films every year.

Zinda Bhaag set to be released in USA on October 18th

October 9, 2013
Zinda Bhaag set to be released in USA

Zinda Bhaag set to be released in USAPakistani film Zinda Bhaag, currently doing record business in Pakistani theatres, is set to be released in the USA on 18th October.

“This is another stamp of approval for Zinda Bhaag. It is the first Pakistani film to have found US release while still in theatres,” said producer Mazhar Zaidi.

Zinda Bhaag, starring Naseeruddin Shah and directed by Meenu and Farjad has earned huge praise across the board. After picking up four awards at the Mosaic-Misaff festival in Canada it became Pakistan’s first entry in fifty years for Oscars consideration.

Zinda Bhaag Steals The Show Away On Its Premiere – All Set To Hit Cinemas Today!

Zinda Bhaag Steals The Show Away On Its Premiere

A story of three friends; Khaldi, Taambi and Chitta, who come from the middle-lower class of the society and are striving to flee or rather “skip” to Europe. To accomplish this they find out possible ways to fulfill their dreams and make their families proud of them. The film holds immense attraction within due to the Legendary Actor Naseeruddin Shah starring in it. The way a figure narrates a story and makes everyone understands his intentions is well-performed by Naseeruddin who speaks Punjabi throughout the movie. Amna Ilyas stars in the female lead cast and holds a relatively short but strong character as Rubina.

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.