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KARACHI: After consistent delays, it appears that “Waar”, an action-drama directed by Bilal Lashari will finally see the light of day sooner, than later. According to a press release from ARY Films and Mandviwalla Entertainment the release date has finally been announced for Eid al-Adha.

Described as “Pakistan’s biggest budgeted”, at USD $2million “Waar”, releasing under Mind Works Media banner, written and produced by Dr. Hassan Waqas Rana, stars Shaan Shahid as a dejected elite who may be Pakistan’s last line of defense against the deadly mercenary played by Shamoon Abbasi.

The movie is Mr. Lashari’s directorial debut and stars Hamza Ali Abbasi, Aisha Khan, Ali Azmat, Misha Shafi, Kamaran Lashari and Nadeem Abbas Rana.

In the press release, Mr. Lashari said,

I am a perfectionist by nature and have been fine-tuning several aspects of the movie to make it a truly worth watching experience for the audience.

My team and I have put our tears, blood and sweat in this movie to create a masterpiece and an entertaining piece of art. We have raised the bar of everything in this movie from cinematography to shooting to aesthetics and we hope that the audience will enjoy watching this movie just as much as we enjoyed making it”.

Nadeem M. Mandviwalla of Mandviwalla Entertainment, the co-distributor and exhibitor of the movie states, “It is heartening to see people like Dr. Hassan Rana and Bilal Lashari showing interest in making films and doing a commendable job in raising the bar for Pakistani film industry.”

According to Mohammad Jarjees Seja, CEO ARY Digital Network,

Production of high quality and interesting movies such as “Waar” will surely become the game changer for Pakistan’s film industry and will provide the much needed impetus for more talented people to take risks by making movies on different topics rather than mainstream love stories.

-Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

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shuaib Oct 05, 2013 01:16pm

looks great and worth watching.

Sonal Oct 05, 2013 01:49pm

Trailer looks awesome!!! I hope it is released internationally!!

Mujtaba Oct 05, 2013 01:56pm

Cant wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This movie is a super hit

ariz Oct 05, 2013 02:45pm

Any news about international release I.e dubai

Khan Oct 05, 2013 02:46pm

Superb! will definitely watch it.

mehran mumtaz Oct 05, 2013 04:14pm

i hope it will add another step in reviving Pakistani cinema.

G.A. Oct 05, 2013 05:09pm

Pakistan movie trailers are often quite enticing. However, the movie itself settles into a slow moving television drama serial. Let's hope WAAR is different.

Mohammad Oct 05, 2013 05:36pm

2 Million USD biggest Budget ?? In Bollywood this much is given to Guest appearance Role Actor and Actress..Hahahaha

rubab Oct 05, 2013 05:42pm

Very impressive trailor

Asif Oct 05, 2013 06:07pm

Any news for release in London? It will be shame if they can't manage to release it in most populated countries with Pakistani immigrants. Eg UK, UAE, USA etc

khurram Oct 05, 2013 06:51pm

I live in ireland. If it is released internationally im definitely gonna watch it.. it looks superb stuff

fawad Oct 05, 2013 07:38pm

why are we not funding movies like these?

hs Oct 05, 2013 09:03pm

trailer looks zaberdast!! I will definitely watch it.

Hassan Oct 05, 2013 09:10pm

First movie of 2013 that I am actually looking forward to watch!

Khan Oct 05, 2013 09:49pm

Trailer looks superb eagerly wait for the release

Mahir Oct 05, 2013 11:05pm

i have waited for this movie for the last three years !!!!! finally !!!

kamran Oct 06, 2013 12:01am


i am also looking when it will be release in Dubai... anyone can tel

vigilant Oct 06, 2013 01:30am

Would love to watch....any news about international release?

Ishfaq Oct 06, 2013 02:27am

I dont know if this movie is ever gona b released. Have been waiting for a year. They always postpond.

Natasha Oct 06, 2013 05:01am

If the story is half as good as the trailer this will be talked about for years.

Any chances of a worldwide release? (Europe & the Americas to be more precise)

hassan halid Oct 08, 2013 02:12am

It looks really good. I hope pakistan won't give up after one film. this movie gone break the records.i hope they release that movie in England and Scotland.

Sumair iqbal Oct 08, 2013 03:53am

20 Crore Budget Plus Promotion & Marketing. Pak Screens can give it maximum 11 Crore. 9 Crore Loss . Who will make a good movie after seeing it in Huge Losses. These Guys made good movie but they are playing it in their own street then how it can work

Sumair iqbal Oct 08, 2013 03:54am

@Natasha: No

Sumair iqbal Oct 08, 2013 04:02am

@Mohammad: Thatswhy it will be better than yours, cos you just buy faces and we buy stories. It will better than your 100 crore movie blue. i bet.

Liza Oct 08, 2013 04:07am

Because a lot of money is needed in making fake characters a bit real and this is so real :p just shut up and see its gonna big hit

Danish Oct 08, 2013 10:02am

Awsome movie , Cant wait More , 8 days more for its release :(

Rana Shakeel Oct 08, 2013 03:54pm

I m dying to watch this Pakistani Creation

Progressive Oct 08, 2013 08:09pm

I hope it's not a disappointment like 'Main hoon Afridi' which was a meshwork of vulgar dances and cliche dialogues.