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Galaxy Lollywood Awards – 2015 (Voting is ON)

The year 2014 has lived its life. For Pakistan film industry, it proved to be yet another one of those ‘in-transition’ years. Six national circuit films made it to cinemas last year and you have already given them your box office verdict.

But now it’s time to select the best among them, the best film to have come out of Pakistan Film Industry in year 2014, the one that truly entertained you and the one that restored your faith in Pakistani films. Galaxy Lollywood, for that, has organised this award activity where you and entirely you will be declaring one among those six… the ‘The Best’ of the last year. (more…)

Dukhtar had its star studded Premiere in Karachi.

by Momin Ali Munshi

 

After its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival the film “Dukhtar” is finally hitting cinemas accross Pakistan today on September 18 and to celebrate the release of the film in Pakistan the makers had a special screening/premiere of the film yesterday at Karachi’s NuePlex Cinemas. The premiere was attended by the cast and crew of the film including Samiya Mumtaz, Mohib Mirza, Saleha Arif, Adnan Shah Tipu, Afia Nathaiel (Director), Armughan Hassan (Editor) among others. Moreover lots of celebrities from the industry also graced the redcarpet. Among them were Aamina Sheikh, Sangeeta,Asif Rzaza Mir,Aly Khan, Noman Habib and others. Here are a few pictures from this starry night. Enjoy!

 

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A sneak peak at five of the biggest upcoming Pakistani films…

by Momin Ali Munshi

2013 proved to be a game changer for Pakistani Cinema when as many as seven quality films released and changed the film scene in Pakistan. The hopes now are naturally high and it is expected that the year 2014 will be an even bigger period for the local cinema and will take Pakistan film industry to newer heights. Validating these hopes are the trailers of some upcoming films which guarantee that the current year will be no less and that it will help Pakistani film in regaining its lost glory.  Three films “The System”, “Tamanna” and “Sultanat” have already released to packed houses and have set the mood for 2014 to be an even bigger year. We here at Galaxy Lollywood present you with a list of  five up-coming Pakistani movies which are all set to release and tell you why you should be counting days to the release of these films.

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‘DUKHTAR’ to have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival [TIFF]

by Momin Ali Munshi

 

Remember when the release date of the film “Dukhtar” was postponed and the team claimed that there was a really cool reason behind this postponement. Looks like the cat is out of the bag now as the news has been made public that the film is to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival!

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Here we would like to mention that this is not the first achievement for this film as “Dukhtar”  has already garnered significant international acclaim and is the first Pakistani feature film to have won several prestigious and highly competitive film production awards including the Hubert Bals Fund, SORFUND, National Geographic’s All Road Seed grant, Adrienne Shelly and Women in Film-NETFLIX Award. (more…)