An Appraisal Of Pakistan’s Entertainment Industry

TV Shows And Music Arts Have Left Cinema Far Behind

Pakistan’s entertainment industry has been on a continuous path of decline for the past few decades, barring some developments and hits every now and then. The strict censorship laws enforced under Zia-ul-Haq’s Islamization program dealt a deathly blow to the progressive and forward-looking artistic . . . → Read More: An Appraisal Of Pakistan’s Entertainment Industry

Pakistan Eid Blockbusters

Two major Pakistani and Urdu feature films; Love mein Ghum and Bhai Log are slated to release this Eid-ul-Fitr, the success or failure of which will define the future of Pakistani Cinema called Lollywood.

Reema Khan’s second directorial film Love Mein Ghum, sponsored by LUX , is a romantic love story which also has some good artist line-up and new cast . . . → Read More: Pakistan Eid Blockbusters

Pakistani band Sachal tops US music charts

A group of ageing musicians from Lahore has pulled off the unlikely feat of racing up jazz charts in the US, thanks to an album of standards and bossa nova classics blended with Hindustani music recorded by a Pakistani philanthropist.

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2010 ends with no hopes for revival of Pakistan’s fledgling film industry

Despite the foremost efforts of Film Producers and Directors, Senate and National Assembly Standing Committees on Culture, Ministry of Culture and Central Board of Film Censors, the year 2010 ended with the worst status of Pakistani film industry.

All the concerned departments held a number of meetings to discuss the issues of dying film industry . . . → Read More: 2010 ends with no hopes for revival of Pakistan’s fledgling film industry

Pakistan’s film industry and cinema culture

The death of Pakistani cinema

A curled moustache, a devious smile followed by booming evil laughter and the villain of a Pakistani film has captured the heroine. With her pleas for help, often followed by distressed movements to escape, the hero may enter the scene. A fight scene ensues, along withdhsoom sounds and long periods . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s film industry and cinema culture

Lollywood comes to a grinding halt as Muharram approaches

No more Pakistani movies are likely to be released this year as most of the film-related activities come to a halt with the advent of Muharram on December 7.

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Stand united against promotion of Indian films in Pakistan

At a press conference by the United Producers Association (UPA) on Monday, actors voiced their opinions and ideas regarding the current situation of the industry. Celebrities including Atiqa Odho, Tanveer Jamal, Sajid Hasan, Faisal Rehman, Faisal Qureshi,  Adnan Gilani, Arbaaz Khan and Bakhtiar Ahmed all spoke volumes on how to revive the film industry in . . . → Read More: Stand united against promotion of Indian films in Pakistan