Pakistani films News
Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi feels Pakistani film industry is just a cheap copy of Bollywood!
The actors urges his colleagues to be more original content-driven!
Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi says the influx of Hindi films has spelt trouble for his country’s entertainment industry, which he feels is losing its distinct identity in a race to “be a cheap copy of Bollywood“. Click here to read more
Box office: Pakistani film Waar beats Akshay Kumar’s Boss!
The anti-India film earned Rs 40 million in three days in Pakistan, setting a record for the highest collections
Pakistani bilingual film Waar has created a record by earning Rs 40 million in three days during the Eid festival. The Shaan starrer action-thriller is said to have the highest box office collection till date. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan go to Florence
Dhobi Ghat and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara will be screened at the River To River film fest in December. Cineswami takes a look at other Indian and Pakistani films at the fest
Well, technically not them, but their films. Zoya Akhtar’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, starring Hrithik Roshan, has been selected to screen at the annual River To River film festival in Florence, Italy that unspools December 2-8. Kiran Rao’s acclaimed Dhobi Ghat, starring hubby Aamir Khan will close the festival. The fest will open with Anindo Bandopadhyay’s Bengali film Chaplin, about how a Charlie Chaplin impersonator ekes out a living. Actor Rudranil Ghosh will participate in a Q&A after the screening. He isn’t exactly Aamir or Hrithik, but the good folk of Florence have no other choice, short of flying to Mumbai and hanging out outside the stars’ houses hoping for a dekko.
This being Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th anniversary, the festival is celebrating him with several films. Click here to read more