The upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr 2023 releases are set to bring a rejuvenation of Pakistani cinema with exciting and diverse offerings for moviegoers.
From comedy to action, drama to romance, there is something for everyone coming to the cinemas near you. Without further ado, here are 5 Pakistani films gearing up to release on Eid.
Eid-ul-Fitr 2023: 5 Pakistani Films To Release This Year
1. Money Back Guarantee
Money Back Guarantee, directed by Faisal Qureshi, showcases an impressive star-studded cast in new and exciting roles. Fawad Khan, Jawed Sheikh, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Gohar Rasheed, and Ayesha Omar, among others, make appearances, with Wasim Akram and his wife Shaniera Akram making their acting debuts.
The trailer begins with brief glimpses of each character, introducing the ensemble cast. The scene then shifts to a deserted prison, with a voiceover asking, “Can the two of us get this job done?” Another voiceover sets the tone for the film, declaring, “Now the game we’re about to play will be very entertaining.”
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Fawad’s character is shown schooling political party members on the importance of a positive image before the elections. The trailer then cuts to shots of the “Pak bank,” where a group of robbers, including our star cast, stands before the massive building. One of the characters proclaims, “Every drop of my blood is ready to spill for these politicians.”
Fawad’s character welcomes Shaniera’s character to the Pak bank, and a song begins playing as the robbers and their opponents are seen dancing in a montage of shots. Another voiceover states, “Accessing all that money will be easier for you guys if you are rich.”
Watch the trailer below:
2. Lahore Qalandar
The eagerly awaited film Lahore Qalandar is set to hit theatres and its trailer has been unveiled. Fans who were previously engrossed in the Pakistan Super League are now eagerly anticipating the release of Lahore Qalandar on the big screen.
Shafqat Cheema, who portrays the villain in the movie, has declared that this film will surpass Lollywood’s previous records. The cast and producers associated with the film are fully committed to success, claiming that the film will captivate the hearts of the audience.
Daadal features Sonya Hussayn in the lead role as a strong-willed woman who overcomes a gang of malicious men. In her fight against evil forces, she joins forces with the inspector played by Mohsin Abbas Haider, who is also tracking down the same criminal elements. The film also stars Shamoon Abbasi, Maira Khan, Rizwan Jaffri, and Adnan Shah Tipu, who all play significant roles in the movie.
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“Dorr” is a revenge story that takes inspiration from both 70s low-budget Hollywood movies and 90s Bollywood masala films. The plot revolves around a husband’s mission to save his wife from a group of criminals. Given its raw subject matter, the film has the potential to resonate with audiences, provided it is executed well. Nadeem Cheema directs the movie, with Asad Mahmood, Shafqat Cheema, Saleem Meiraj, and Aslam Hassan in prominent roles.
5. Huey Tum Ajnabi
Directed by Kamran Shahid, “Huey Tum Ajnabee” is a film based on true events surrounding the 1971 Pakistani civil war which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh. The movie features a star-studded cast including Samina Peerzada as Indira Gandhi, Adnan Jilani as Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Mehmood Aslam as Sheikh Mujib Ur Rehman, Shafqat Cheema, Sadia Khan, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Shamoon Abbasi, Ayesha Omar, Alyy Khan, and Sohail Ahmed.
Which one are you looking forward to the most to watch on Eid-ul-Fitr 2023?
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