Category: Reviews

Buddha Gujjar (2002)

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In Drama
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On September 25, 2009
Syed Noor has, during the last decade or so, acquired the status of the filmmaker in Pakistan but his critics say his movies seldom defy the ‘formula’. His latest flick, Buddha Gujjar, in more ways than one justifies this criticism. The narrative is simplistic – rather one-dimensional like most movie plots in Pakistan. The form, […]
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Khamosh Raho (1964)

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In Crime
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On September 13, 2009
Khamosh Raho (1964) Khamosh Raho, tells the story of a ‘Madam’ (played superbly by Meena Shorey, the lara lappa girl of Roop K. Shorey’s fame) running a network of bonded prostitution. Mohammed Ali got his major break through this film, and he played a role that was rather difficult to execute. Meena presents Ali her […]

Yeh Wada Raha (2003)

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On September 13, 2009

After missing from action for a considerable time director Sangeeta is back with her latest film Yeh Wada Raha. Coming from Sangeeta, Yeh Wada Raha was one of the much-awaited films of the year, since

Manila key Jasoos (2002)

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On September 13, 2009

Manila key Jasoos (2002) The tension between India and Pakistan has not only preoccupied politicians and generals but showbiz has tapped into it as well. Several films across the border were launched

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Kyun Tum Say Itna Pyar Hey (2005)

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In Reviews
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On September 12, 2009
A few years ago, most studio floors were occupied for film shootings. Today they stand deserted. Producers have retreated from production because their films aren’t doing well. Even recovering cost has become a wish. Making films in Pakistan is perceived to be a fool’s job. Yes, Shahzad Rafique’s Salakhein did a good job on the […]
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