The Dawn of the New Cinema Era in Pakistan: Eid-ul-Adha Film Releases


With the current film releases garnering immense response and success from audiences, the Pakistani cinema industry seems to be in full swing. Pakistani cinema is clearly reviving as all the three films that were released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha were successful in pulling audiences to the cinema thus heralding the arrival of a new age of cinema in Pakistan.

All the three movies including “Actor-in-Law”, “Jannan and “Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai” were eagerly awaited movies that were successful in creating buzz and interest even before their release. While “Actor-in-law” was a social comedy, “Jannan” was a romantic comedy. Last but certainly not the least was “Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai” which was a romantic drama movie.

“Actor-in –Law” was from the production house which had already seen success with the release of its movie “Na Maloom Afraad” and was fortunate enough to meet success a second time with the release of “Actor-in-law”. The film received positive reviews from the critics and performed far beyond expectations. However, let’s not forget that the movie also boosted the Pakistani movie debut of the accomplished Indian actor “Om Puri” whose presence also served as a huge crowd puller.

Similarly, Jannan had also created a buzz in the industry as the movie boosted of portraying the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a new light and promised never seen before breathtaking landscape. The movie performed well and was successful in portraying Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a never seen before light. No doubt critics are viewing the success of “Jannan” as a new age of the revival of cinema in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and putting the rich culture of the province on the forefront.

If you have witnessed the golden age of cinema in Pakistan when movies were all about families and social issues then you would definitely be pleased with what “Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai” has to offer you. Based on the lives of two young people who decide to get married at a young age and pursue their dreams this movie goes onto depict how life changes for them post marriage and a child and how their dreams then affect their marital life.

If you also enjoy watching good movies then we suggest that you watch these Pakistani movies that have left an impact on the mind of their viewers and have thus garnered huge response both from critics and audiences alike.


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