WEB DESK: 2015 has been an amazing year in terms of the revival of Pakistani cinema. Numerous movies released this year and received immense appreciation from the audience and the critics.
Here is a list of top five notable movies of the year which raked in huge profits at Box Office and played a big role in the advancement of Pakistani cinema.
1. Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
Directed by Nadeem Baig, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani was released on September 25. The star cast included Hamza Ali Abbasi, Humayun Saeed, Vasay Chaudhry, Mehwish Hayat, Ahmad Ali Butt, and Sohai Ali Abro. A mixture of comedy and love, JPNA earned Rs. 39 Crore to become the highest grossing Pakistani movie worldwide.
2. Wrong No.
Directed by Yasir Nawaz, Wrong No. was released on July 18, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. A romantic comedy that stars Danish Taimoor, Javed Sheikh, Danish Nawaz, Nadeem Jafri, Shafqat Cheema, Suhai Ali Abro, and Janita Asma. It grossed Rs. 15 Crore at the Box Office, securing second spot on the list of top 5.
3. Bin Roye
Momina Duraid’s directorial, Bin Roye opened up in theatres against Wrong No but couldn’t win the battle. The star cast included Humayun Saeed, Mahira Khan and Armeena Rana Khan.Bin Roye was a romantic drama centered on the love triangle between two sisters and their cousin. It managed to rake in Rupees 10.85 Crore.
4. Karachi Se Lahore
A travelling flick Karachi se Lahore hit silver screens on July 31. It was directed by Wajahat Rauf. It became the first Pakistani feature film to have a Hollywood premiere. The star cast included Ayesha Omar, Shehzad Sheikh along with Javed Sheikh, Mantaha Tareen and Yasir Hussain. It grossed Rs. 10 crore at the local Box Office.
Action thriller Jalaibee was released on March 20, directed by Yasir Jaswal. The movie featured Danish Taimoor, Ali Safina, Wiqar Ali Khan, Zhalay Sarhadi, and Sabeeka Imam. It grossed Rs. 7.1 crore at the Box Office.
With 2015 approaching it’s end, we are hoping for better movies in 2016 that would take Pakistani cinema to next level.
Good Bye 2015, Hello 2016!!