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Dada (1977)

Dada (1977) Starring: Sultan Rahi, Najma, Nabila, Anita, Talish, Mustafa Qureshi, Bahar, Adeeb Director: Daud Butt Synopsis: a massive clash of the city’s biggest crime kingpins is staple Lollywood fare     Dada was made back in 1977, in the pre-Zia era of glorious democratic debauchery and pliable censor boards. We were drooling pools in anticipation of watching Thunder Thighs Anita do ...

Alarm (1978)

Alarm (1978) Cast: Mustafa Qureshi, Aslam Parvez, Najma, Chakori, Bahar, Adeeb, Talish Director: Daud Butt Music: Tafo Nutshell: Vendetta, mayhem, blood feuds, sirens, action…the usual masala and more!   Another muggy, miserably hot monsoon day and nothing much to do other than waste away wallowing in air-conditioned apathy – both body and mind atrophying into spam-like blubber. Just wh...

Baghawat (1976)

Baghawat (1976) Starring: Iqbal Hassan, Najma, Nazli, Parveen Boby, Mizla, Amber, Nanna Director: Khalifa Saeed Synopsis: Local lads turn on their British oppressors in this farcical colonial epic.   Just when one thought that you had witnessed the lowest point of cinematic atrocity along comes another one to remind you that you had actually only just scratched the surface. Baghawat which was...

Machley Khan (1977)

Machley Khan (1977) Cast:  Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi, Aasiya, Najma, Iqbal Hassan, Anita, Ilyas Kashmiri, Bahar Director: Nasim Haider Shah Nutshell: Frenetic Action packed Masala film breathes the same air as Maula Jat but asphyxiates on its own lack of direction.     The police is stumped and running in rings around the cities notorious underworld Kingpin Machley Khan whose dagger h...

Giriftar (1979)

Giriftar (1979) Cast: Afzal Ahmed, Mustafa Qureshi, Najma, Ishrat Chaudhary, Adeeb Director: Haider Chaudhary Music Director: Wajahat Attre Synopsis: Film within a film with loads of in-jokes along the way….formula comedy caper   Afzal Ahmed is filmstar Mr. Johnny who has teamed up with hugely talented director Shahzad to shoot a highly controversial film based on a current underworld K...

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