Chaudrani (1999) Cast: Anjuman, Shaan, Saima, Saud, Sana, Shafqat Cheema Director: Hassan Askari Synopsis: the usual vengeance filled, violence laden formula given feminist twist.   Chaudrani was keenly anticipated upon release as it brought back Punjabi cinema's favourite daughter back to the silver screen, where she belonged. Anjuman chose Chaudrani as the film that...
Ultimatum (1976) Cast: Sultan Rahi, Aasia, Ghazala, Kaifi, Inayat Bhatti, Iqbal Hasan, Afzal, Bahar Director: Kaifi Nutshell: mid 70's potboiler is the usual vengeance based, social injustice yarn   This film with the rather catchy title was yet another completely formulaic effort from the swinging 70's that managed a fair run at the Box...
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...
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...
Gringo (1989) Starring: Mussarat Shaheen, Badar Munir, Neimat Sarhadi, Liaqat Director: Saeed Ali Khan Synopsis: Lurid rape scenes, comic book violence, filth and twisted morals...the usual!   In time honoured tradition the film opens with a marauding hood and his cronies arriving at some hapless old fogey's shack to find a nubile young daughter...
Nikki Jaee Haan (1999) Starring: Reema, Saima, Moammar Rana, Deeba Begum Director: Masood Butt Synopsis: Village melodrama involving two best friends falling for the same guy...oops!   A typically old fashioned village love triangle masala with intrigues, misunderstanding, sacrifice and the usual. Set in rural Punjab, life is blissful for two inseperable young girlfriends -...
Red Light Hotel (2009) Cast: Sonu Laal, Hanan, Anjuman Shehzadi, Dilbar Munir, Naila Raza, Hanan Director: Saeed Ali Khan Nutshell:  An excuse of a feature film made more as a showcase for “fresh talent” on the meat market than anything remotely cinematic.   Years ago at the turn of the century when the Lollywood...
Hunterwali (1988) Cast: Anjuman, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi, Jameel Babar, Sushma & Bahar Director: Iqbal Kashmiri Synopsis: yet another twisted tale of warped feminism tailored for male audiences.   The film begins with an elderly white-wigged sage riding along on his cart accompanied by his demure niece along the dusty unpaved roads connecting the...
Khatarnak (1990) Cast: Sultan Rahi, Saima, Ismail Shah, Talish, Sitara Director: Akram Khan   Renowned sleaze merchant Akram Khan (Aaj Da Badmash, Nawabzada, Khanzada) came out of semi-retirement in 1990 to produce this masala laden pot-boiler. He was undoubtedly inspired by two quite unrelated events. Firstly he discovered the busty and vivacious Saima...
Kacha Ghotay (1999) Cast: Tariq Shah, Sunita Khan, Nayab, Asif Khan, Neimat Sarhadi Director: Saeed Ali Khan Synopsis: From the proud makers of Haseena A Bomb comes another lurid shocker   The film arrives bearing the undisputed stamp of quality that comes with the involvement of uncrowned king of pushto cinema, the genius Saeed...