Jogi (1975) Cast:  Waheed Murad, Aasia, Bahar, Afzal Ahmad, Munawar Saeed, Saiqa, Ishrat Chaudhary, Nazli, Saqi Director:  Haider Chaudhary Nutshell:  Fangled tale of Snake folklore with much melodrama embellished with numerous scintillating dance numbers and one notorious "tota". Watch the notorious "Tota" below!   Jogi was a runaway box office smash upon release back on...
Gulbadan (1960) Cast: Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Nazar, Azad, Rangeela, Rekha, Sheikh Iqbal, Ismael Qamar, Nasira, Mehboob Kashmiri Director:  A. Hameed Nutshell:  Mildly entertaining magical fantasy adventure in the style of Arabian Nights featuring romance, music and some astounding special effects.   Gulbadan, a magical fantasy adventure, follows the misadventures of two common traders who are...
Ayyash (1976) Cast: Yusuf Khan, Neelo, Ilyas Kashmiri, Bahar, Munawar Zareef, Meena Chaudhary Director: Iqbal Kashmiri Music Director: Safdar Hussain Nutshell: Rampaging serial rapist finally comes a cropper in this formula drivel   Ayyash is the tale of an ogre like Chaudhary whose wife has to leave him with their tiny daughter because he is an insatiable serial rapist and insists...
Andaata (1976) Cast: Sudhir, Mohd Ali, Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi, Adeeb, Lehri Director: Iqbal Yusuf Music Director: Kamal Ahmed Nutshell: Lollywood version of The Godfather is a hoot and a half! - recommended   Andaata is the Lollywood's action packed and retro-chic version of Mario Puzo’s celebrated Godfather which had recently been adapted for Indian audiences in Feroz Khan’s less...
Musalman (2001) Cast: Sana, Shaan, Babar Ali, Zeba Bakhtiar, Arbaz Khan, Meera, Javed Sheikh, Shafqat Cheema, Nawaz Khan, Tariq Shah, Nayyar Ejaz, Irfan Khoosat, Badar Munir. Director: Iqbal Kashmiri Nutshell:  Bombastic slice of Hateful, comical and pitiful propaganda aimed squarely at making a fast buck from brainwashed audiences starring that Super Patriot Shaan...
Mr.303 (1971) Cast: Rani, Nasrullah Butt, Tarana, Rangeela, Adeeb and Sultan Rahi Director: Aslam Dar Nutshell: Trippy, Loopy local Bond clone has got it all; cars, guns, girls, chases, action, chills, spills and thrills!!!   As the James Bond phenomena grew in worldwide popularity it was a matter of time before Lollywood started producing...
Tiger Gang (1974) AKA Kommissar X: Jagt Die Roten Tiger AKA FBI Operation Pakistan Cast:  Tony Kendall, Brad Harris, Mohammad Ali, Zeba, Nisho, Qavi, Gisela Hahn, Ernst Fritz Furbringer Director:  Harald Reinl/Iqbal Shehzad Nutshell:  Kommissar X and his companion have a deadly new assignment in Pakistan trying to end the criminal reign of...
Ehsaan (1967) Cast:  Waheed Murad, Zeba, Rozina, Nirala, Ibrahim Nafees, Azad, Baby Jugnu. Director:  Parvez Malik Nutshell:  An attempt to capitalize on the popularity of Waheed Murad and the team that hit the bullseye with Armaan.   Waheed Murad was riding the crest of his immense wave of popularity in 1967.  Armaan had been a...
Nai Laila Naia Majnoo (1969) Cast:  Aaliya, Kemal, Naseema Khan, Lehri, Ilyas Kashmiri Director: Munawar Rasheed Music: Tassaduq Hussain Nutshell: Madcap, frivolous and very, very silly but also hugely entertaining with a stunning soundtrack and intoxicating dance numbers.  A gas!   Nai Laila Naya Majnu arrived as a bit of a novelty and a whole...
Zerqa (1969) Cast: Neelo Shahid, Ejaz, Allaudin, Saqi, Nasira and Talish Director: Riaz Shahid Synopsis: Ambitious and resoundingly successful tale of Palestinian martyrdom   Zerqa was a thundering success when it was released, not only with the public who turned out in their multitudes and made the film a box office champion, but also the critics who...