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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 […]

Arth Film review

  Arth is fantastic movie, with some great performances to bolster it. Making a film like Arth was a risk when Mahesh Bhatt made the original and it is still […]

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 […]

Verna Review

Starring : Mahira Khan , Haroon Shahid , Zarrar Khan  Directed and written by Shoaib Manzoor   Verna has been getting mixed reviews and I had no particularly high hopes […]

Baaghi episode 15

There is something about reviewing and for that matter watching Baaghi that makes me feel as if I am shooting arrows in the dark. I personally dislike mazloom aurat stories […]

Yakeen Ka Safar finale review

I am in two minds about this week’s finale: one part of me says it was fine, everything worked out well and it all fitted together , but the true […]

Yakeen Ka Safar Episode 28 review

I was expecting fireworks this week but happily there weren’t any! I don’t think the plot needed to turn what is essentially a romance with a lot of life lessons […]

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 […]

Baaghi episode 13 review

  At this point Urdu 1’s drama Serial Baaghi should probably have been named meri mujbooriya instead. Despite the careful disclaimers at the beginning of each episode and the writers’ […]

Yakeen Ka Safar episode 27 review

Another very emotional episode of Yakeen ka safar. Farhat Ishtiaq is a master at writing characters that get to our heart and soul. We become attached to them so easily, […]

Yakeen Ka Safar episode 26 review

This was one of the most crucial episodes of this entire serial and one of the most emotional. Farhat Ishtiaq is a master at making us care for her characters […]

Yakeen Ka Safar episode 25

Good bye Faryal you won’t be missed and hello to a sweet measure of understanding between Dr Asfandyar and Dr Zubia. Faryal and her flair for dramatizing herself was a […]

Yakeen ka Safar Episode 24

Hands up everyone who thinks Faryal has changed and /or matured after her divorce and the passage of time ? Right , I think I am counting a big fat […]

Yakeen ka Safar episode 23 review

  This week saw the return of Faryal to the story .Her return looks like a turning point in the oh so slow simmering romance between Dr Asfandyar and Dr […]