Laraib Saleem

Laraib Saleem

The author is a 360 marketing evangelist, blogger, foodie, e-shopaholic and a social worker. She tweets @laraib_saleem (twitter.com/laraib_saleem)

Mohsin Ali’s Chupan Chupai tackles unemployment with a comical kick, as the trailer leaves viewers in laughing fits

Pakistani cinema, since its true revival in recent years, has recently begun producing films that highlight societal issues – a true indication that an industry is blossoming. Such issues are being written, discussed and filmed in different ways, but it remains tough for filmmakers to create movies that both, tackle serious subject matters, while also remaining satirical and comedic, in order to be appealing to audiences who are looking for a good time.   Chupan Chupai, directed by Mohsin Ali, is one upcoming piece of work which tackles serious issues like unemployment in a comical and relatable manner. The trailer ...

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With its fresh talent and catchy music, Maan Jao Naa seems like a complete entertainment package

In the last decade or so, we have seen Pakistani cinema seemingly thriving, with TV actors shifting to the larger screen, and directors and producers experimenting with new and innovative ideas as well. Moviegoers are buzzing about at the moment as Aabis Raza’s upcoming Maan Jao Na, which, based on its recently released trailer at least, looks dynamic and diverse in terms of its talent, cinematography and music.   What caught my attention was that a lot of new faces were seen in the movie, with some of the cast being known for their comic roles in our TV dramas. ...

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Shayyad: Will society accept an older woman marrying a younger man?

Original soundtrack, lavish wardrobe, exotic locations and a popular cast – these are all a few ways the industry has tried to excite the audience and create hype for dramas and biopics in recent times, and Uzair Jaswal’s appearance in the new drama serial, Shayyad, is no different. The first episode of Shayyad aired on November 4th, and the serial telecasts every Saturday. After only two episodes, it has already won the hearts of its viewers through its engaging and poetic narration. The serial begins with a chapter called Pehla Hissa–Mohabbat. Shayad New Upcoming Drama on Geo Tv – Promo Posted by Shayad – Geo Tv Drama on Monday, ...

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