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Month: December 2015

Haissem Hussain’s New Movie

When Award-winning director Haissem Hussain and Producer Sadia jabbar announced they were making a film a few months back it generated a lot of excitement amongst the director’s legions of […]

The Best of 2015 (Dawn Poll)

Results of DAWN NOMINATIONS 2015 (Jackson Heights Images used with permission from Asim Farooki  (http://www.asimfarooki.com/jh ) Pakistani dramas have always been an alliance between artistic and commercial interests but this year […]

Dilwale…A review

I don’t normally review Bollywood movies , but For Shah Rukh  Khan there is always an exception……….There are a lot of cars in Dilwale.For anyone who knows this film is […]

Khalil ur Rehman Qammar Interview

 A throwback from the past  Renowned writer, actor and director Khalil ur Rehman Qamar has an enviable talent – the ability to speak volumes with one short sentence. Having written […]

Bashar Momin , an overview

  Khair aur shar ko milaya jai toh basher takhleeq hota hai ,insaan bayak waqt khair bhi hai aur shar bhi -Zanjabeel Asim Shah Last week marked the ending of […]

Goya

For anyone tired of the melodramas, middleclass saints, conniving women and faithless husbands that flood our screens, Goya is the ideal antidote. This intelligently scripted, fast paced, romantic thriller is […]

HUMSAFAR REWATCH PARTY : Episode 23 Finale

One of the strongest and perhaps most prevalent threads in the tapestry that is South Asian culture is the belief divine or karmic retribution. The subcontinent has little patience for […]

Bin Roye -Movie Review

I think we have been waiting for a movie from Pakistan that deals with emotions rather than issues, following the traditions of Urdu cinema with perhaps a new sensibility.  At […]