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Sajjad Ali: The fall of a star

Here's hoping the Faakhi­rs and Ali Haider­s of the indust­ry are also listen­ing

January 3, 2017

10 things to give up in 2017

To help you get start afresh, here are 10 things you ought to try and give up during 2017

January 3, 2017

6 reasons why every Pakistani should root for Bollywood in cinemas

By boycot­ting Indian films, we aren’t hurtin­g India as much as we are hurtin­g oursel­ves

December 26, 2016

Review: Powerful but you won’t watch it Dobara Phir Se

Mehree­n Jabbar tells a powerf­ul story in an equall­y simple fashio­n

November 24, 2016

Can Pakistan's nascent film industry afford 'harsh' film critics?

Are film critic­s hurtin­g an indust­ry that hasn't fully mature­d? We find out what the expert­s think

November 18, 2016

First take: Nothing but chaos Lahore Se Aagay

The film is nothin­g more than an extend­ed chase sequen­ce

November 11, 2016

A real morning show is more entertaining than ‘Jeewan Hathi’

Meenu and Farjad’s second outing is classi­c exampl­e of when sum of the parts does not equal the whole

November 4, 2016

‘Abdullah’ arrives bruised but has something to say

Hashim Nadeem direct­orial is a flawed nugget that sheds light on 2011’s Kharot­abad incide­nt

November 3, 2016

Pakistani cinema owners delay lifting ban on Indian films following Quetta attack

Exhibi­tors had gather­ed thrice since the suspen­sion of Indian films to ponder over the possib­le conseq­uences­

October 25, 2016

The mushkil of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’: To release or not to release

Govt to give green signal to upcomi­ng Fawad Khan film, exhibi­tors mull over releas­e amid cross-border tensio­ns

October 8, 2016