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Load wedding review

After having watched various “attempts “at making a movie from Pakistan, it’s almost a surprise when you come across the real thing: Load Wedding is the film you have been […]

Baaghi finale

    “Abb tho  burai khatam ho gaee na ? Logo kay Ikhlaqbhi bach gaaey Mashra ? Uss ka kiya huwa? Mashra teekh hogaya ? The ending to Urdu1’s drama […]

Padmavat review

Padmavat is based on Sufi Poet Malik Mohammad Jayasi’s mediaeval poem, about the beautiful Sinhalese princess who becomes the wife of Raja Rattan Singh.  When a disloyal Brahmin is thrown […]

What happened at the movies in 2017

It isn’t easy to make a movie in Pakistan, let alone a hit .The deck is stacked against movie makers, technical facilities for editing and sound are few ,purpose built […]

An interview with Ehteshamuddin

  Despite winning accolades for his work on award winning drama serials, director Mohammed Ehteshamuddin seems oddly surprised, “I started working on serials late in my career.” A soft-spoken man […]

Victoria and Abdul Review

Film review by Javeria Ali Hashmi There are not many movies that can cajole and wriggle out our discontent with racism more strongly than Victoria and Abdul. The movie is […]

A few words with Mawra Hocane

 Mawra Hocane’s latest serial, Sammi, ends with a literal shower of happy resolutions for its much victimised heroine. Sammi happily escapes being married off to several men old enough to […]

Sammi : last episode Review

This review appears also appears in  Dawn Images   Hum Tv’s drama serial Sammi ends after 21 episodes with a lot of easy answers for some very difficult questions .Regular viewers […]