Aag (1967) Cast:  Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Tarannum, Lehri, Aslam Parvez, Tarana, M. Ismael, Talish, Meena Shori, Seema, Shakir, Chham Chham, Murad, Sabiha, Santosh, Zeenat, Saqi Director:  S. Suleman Nutshell:  Classic old school musical romantic melodrama with Mohammad Ali in top form   Aag was a sizeable hit upon release back in 1967 on the strength...
Kora Kaghaz (1978) Cast: Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Babra Sharif, Zubair, Mustafa Qureshi, Afzaal Ahmad, Shahnawaz, Qavi, Nayyar Sultana, Naghma, Saba, Allauddin, Parveen Bobby, Mizla, Kemal Irani,Nasira, Tani Begum Director: M. Akram Nutshell: An impressive array of Lollywood greats litter the cast of this delicious tale of morals, revenge, intrigue, backstabbing, miracles, Some...
Jatti Da Vair (2000) Cast: Anjuman, Saud, Sana, Arbaz Khan, Khushboo, Deedar Director: Parvez Rana Nutshell: Loud, moronic, violent, misogynistic tale of bloody revenge and righteousness   I remember being totally entranced by the billboard artwork for Parvez Rana's Anjuman vehicle Jatti Da Vair back in the sticky summer of 2000…hanging around the lobby...
International Gorillay (1990) Cast: Mustafa Qureshi, Babra, Ghulam Mohiudin, Javed Shaikh, Neeli, Afzal Khan Director: Jan Mohammad Nutshell: Sensational epic where dastardly Salman Rushdie sets out to destroy Islam   This epic creation made headlines when the British censors refused to allow it a certificate thus officially banning the film outright along with the...
Grot (1985) Cast: Fonna Pura, Patricia Hiraldo, Ch. Malik Butt Tondwallah Director: Ch. Malik Butt Tondwallah Nutshell: Ultra-Weird masked slasher short including a grisly decapitation scene!   Grot is an elusive underground film full of Eraserhead inspired nightmarish visions that border on the edge of drug induced hallucinations. It all begins on a murky,...
Dulhan Aik Raat Ki (1975) Starring: Badar Munir, Nimmi, Mussarat Shaheen, Neimat Sarhadi Director: Mumtaz Ali Khan Nutshell: Damsel in distress has several near misses with being dishonoured...   Dulhan Aik Raat Ki was the sleeper of 1975-6, arriving as somewhat of a nonentity with no name stars or banner to project it. However...
Desan Da Raja (1998) Cast: Shaan, Saima, Bahar Begum , John Rambo, Sana, Shafqat Cheema Director: Parvaiz Rana Synopsis: The usual Chaudhry Vs Chaudhry mayhem. Revenge, mayhem amidst morons   Desan Da Raja is more of the same - warring Chaudhry's at each others throats with blood vows and doomsday threats. Much slanging, posturing,...
Deewana (1964) Cast: Sabiha Khanum, Ejaz Durrani, Habib, Nasreen, Deeba Director: Mubarak Malik Nutshell: Lollywood's first horror film is an odd mix of Invisible Man and Spiral Staircase   Deewana can probably lay claim at being Lollywood's first ever horror film. It was made way back in 1964 in the wake of the worldwide...
Daulat aur Duniya (1972) Cast: Waheed Murad, Rozina, Aslam Parvez, Aaliya, Nanna, Zerqa Director: Khalifa Saeed Music Director: Kamal Ahmad Nutshell: Convoluted melodrama managed to score a box office hit back in '72   Struggling but noble artist Anwar finds temporary relief when he discovers a benefactor in Rozina, the daughter of the wealthiest Nawab...
Chopt (1982) Cast: Samia Shoaib, Fudgoo, Faulad Khan, Larry Patiala, Silk Sehba, & Nylooh Director: Ch. Malik Butt Tondwallah Nutshell: mad vengeful slasher uses spare body parts to exact horrible revenge...epic!   The murky events of this terror-ride begin on an obligatory dark, stormy night in an old semi-dilapidated mansion that looks startlingly...