Must-watch films and plays this week

In addition to big screen attractions, there is a Sania Saeed, Abdullah Farhatullah-starrer play Mein Adakara Banungi.

August 08, 2014

Mein Adakara Banungi

Get ready for the intellectually stimulating and entertaining Sania Saeed and Abdullah Farhatullah-starrer play Mein Adakara Banungi. Produced by Saeed and directed by her husband Shahid Shafaat, the play brings to life the story of a young girl who confides in her conservative teacher about her dream to become an actor. The play presents the dual moral standards prevalent in contemporary society. The show will be running from August 8 till September 8 at the Karachi Arts Council.


The box-office blazer Kick, which stars Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles, has received an all-time big opening in Pakistan. Continuing to excite the audiences, the film is action packed and comprises songs worthy of shaking a leg to. Although the film has received mixed reviews in terms of its content, it has been successful in attaining blockbuster status. Grab tickets to get a kick out of Kick over the weekend.


Directed by debutant duo Sajid and Farhad Samji, the Bollywood comedy is expected be a fun-filled film with Akshay Kumar in the lead role. Presenting a combination of hilarious dialogues and a ludicrous plot, the film promises fits of laughter over Akshay’s connection with a dog and how a ‘man’s best friend’ can turn out to be his sworn enemy. You will certainly not be barking up the wrong tree if you take time out to watch the film, which hits the theatres on August 8.

Guardians of the Galaxy

Rocketing to the top spot of the box office, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has raked in high numbers, giving Hollywood films such as the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes a run for their money. Starring Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper in prominent roles, the film is slated to release in Pakistan on August 8, subject to censor. For space lovers, the film is a must-watch.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 9th, 2014.

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