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Snapshots from IFFI 2015

First a confession – this time I was not in Goa to attend the IFFI. Some other work ensured my presence in Goa in the last week of November.  And to be in Goa during the time of the international film festival and not to be affected by the same is a crime one can’t…

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Moor: Trailer

Moor is a 2015 Pakistani drama film written and directed by Jami and produced by Nadeem Mandviwalla. The film stars Hameed Sheikh in lead along with Samiya Mumtaz, Shaz Khan, Nayyar Ejaz, Ayaz Samoo and Abdul Qadir. The film’s title, Moor, is a Pashto word meaning “Mother”. The film’s story depicts the railway system of Balochistan, especially the…

Manto Poster

Manto: Trailer

Manto is a 2015 Pakistani biographical drama film based on the life of Pakistani short-story writer Sadat Hassan Manto, starring Sarmad Sultan Khoosat in the title role. Directed by Khoosat himself, Manto is produced by Babar Javed and written by Shahid Nadeem, whose screenplay was adapted from Manto’s short stories particularly Thanda Gosht, Madari, License, Hatakand Peshawar Se…