Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

STREAMING: THE WEB WE WEAVE

While there is a lot of talk about producing web-exclusive series, there has yet to be a bona fide platform established Published Sep 01, 2019 08:47am

THE ICON REVIEW: ALL ABOUT HEER

Heer Maan Ja is quickie entertainment for the masses who don’t like to expend brain cells and a step up from the team’s Published Aug 25, 2019 08:10am

SPOTLIGHT: SHOW AND TELL

A new trend is emerging in Pakistani cinema: producers not holding a premiere of film for fear that negative early Published Aug 18, 2019 07:15am

THE ICON REVIEW: POETIC JUSTICE

In strong contrast to his earlier film release Kataksha, writer-director Abu Aleeha’s Tevar is an engaging, if Published Aug 04, 2019 07:08am

THE ICON REVIEW: ALL PAIN, NO GAIN

Roundabout is a stabbing reminder of ’90s Lollywood: bad amateur filmmaking that ran Pakistan’s film industry into the Published Aug 04, 2019 07:08am

SPOTLIGHT: MEET THE GAMBLERS

Director Asim Raza’s Parey Hut Love is a gamble — that he and his star team can make a mainstream film, even one with Published Aug 04, 2019 07:08am

SPOTLIGHT: TO LOVE AND BE LOVED

Director Mohammed Ehteshamuddin’s Superstar has a lot to say. But more than about stardom, it’s about about love Published Jul 28, 2019 09:00am

THE ICON REVIEW: READY TO GO BIG

Director Hisham Bin Munawwar doesn’t aim for grandeur in Ready,Steady,No! It’s a small slice of romantic comedy that Published Jul 28, 2019 08:38am

THE ICON REVIEW: LOST IN COMPETENCE

Director Sangeeta’s Sirf Tum He Toh Ho may have been a sufferable idea 15 years ago, but even then the script would have Published Jul 28, 2019 08:23am

SPOTLIGHT: THE UNDERDOG WITH HOPES

Trashing rumours that imply IRK Films’ Heer Maan Ja may get pulled from an Eid release, its filmmakers relish their Published Jul 21, 2019 05:53am

SCREEN: MINOR DISTRACTIONS

The Hustle, a remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels with actresses in the title roles, is fun but just a minor swindle. Published Jun 30, 2019 07:50am

THE ICON REVIEW: A VERY RARE TREAT

Baaji is an expertly mixed cocktail: one part ode to classic cinema and the other a flagrant reinterpretation of its Published Jun 30, 2019 07:06am