2019 was the golden Year for Pakistani Showbiz Industry
2019 has been a great year for Pakistan’s showbiz industry. This year, not only did several dramas hit the boundaries of popularity but also numerous films were made.
The small-budget, one-and-a-half-hour-long film ‘Laal Kabootar set new internationally successful records. Sarmad Khost’s film ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ won the KGG Civic Award in the international film Busan.
The films released this year include ‘Gum’, ‘Jack Pot’, ‘Laal Kabootar’, ‘Sherdal’, ‘Ghazi’, ‘Junoon’, ‘Ishq’, ‘Chhulava’, ‘wrong No. 2’, Psycho Logical Thriller. ‘Kuta Kashi’, ‘Baji’, ‘Ready-Ready No’, Tum Hi To Ho, ‘Theo’, ‘Heer Maan Ja’, Pary Hut lo, ‘Superstar’, ‘Dal Chawal’, ‘Darj’, ‘ Kaaf Kanga, ‘Talash’ and ‘Such’.
The overall business of these films was something like this: ‘the wrong Number’ 22 crores, ‘Chholava’ 15 crores, ‘Sher Dil’ 13 crores, ‘Baji’ 12 crores and ‘Heer Maan Ja’ 11 crores, ‘Superstar’ 28 crores. And ‘Pary Hut Lo’ has made a business of Rs 27 crore.
Apart from Urdu Punjabi, Pashto films were also released. Some filmmakers in Lahore also produced a few low-budget films for single-screen cinemas. Along with the film ‘Laal Kabotaar’, the film ‘Baji’ received international acclaim.
Before the release of Shamon Abbasi’s directorial film ‘Darj’ and director Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar’s debut film ‘Kaf Kangna’, the tradition was extravagant but after the release, these films could not achieve what is expected. Had been
The plays that got the highest rating were ‘Ranjha Ranjha Kardi’, ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho, ‘Ehad-E-Wafa’, ‘Do Bol’, ‘Khas’,’ Mirabaru ‘,’ Sunno Chanda 2 ‘,’ Ishq zahe Naseeb’ and ‘yariaan’.
If we say ‘Ranjha Ranjha kardhi’ and ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho’, then it will not go unnoticed.
In the IMDB (Internet Movie Database) rankings, the drama serial ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho‘ also surpassed the popularity of Game of Thrones.
Comparing movies and TV dramas, of course, this year the drama industry was far ahead of the film industry in every household, but we cannot say that movies are not good, movies are good and made on different topics. The proportion of films that need to be scaled up was low.
If Indian cinema is not playing in Pakistani cinemas then we have to increase the number of our films so that the fans are not bored.
The success of this year’s achievement at the Music Sahir Ali Bagga was higher than all previous years. There was a significant stir in the OST (original soundtrack) industry. The drama songs were especially super hit with ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho, ‘Ja Tujy Maaf Kia.
Mahira Khan and Mahesh Hayat got special attention on every platform until both of them were termed ‘attractive women’. Likewise, Ali Zafar was also described as a ‘fair-looking man’.
This year, producers tried to work well on digital media and tried to reach out to Amazon and Netflix to deal with them on the international digital platform, but those efforts never came to fruition. But hopefully next year they will be successful in this field.
This year also a large number of web series. Everything (serious, horror, comedy) was done on YouTube channels.
Pakistani artists did not work in India this year nor did Indian content run in Pakistan. This year, there was a time when films were not new, so many cinemas were re-screened in the same year.
Documentaries of Pakistani directors went to the International Film Festival and won the awards.
The celebrities from the entertainment industry who left the world this year include composer Niaz Ahmad, songwriter Nisar Nasik, actor Aaid Ali, Zaheen Tahira, Humayun Gilani, Rohi Banu, Gulab Chandio, director Saqib Siddiqui, the well-known director of TV. Includes the names of Dr. Jamil Jalbi.
This year some couples got married. The names of Hamza Ali Abbasi and Model Nimal Khawar, Meera Sethi and Model Sana Sarfaraz, Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain were notable.
Similarly, the scandals of people connected with the entertainment industry have scandalized, with Rabbi Pirzada and Fatima Sohail / Mohsin Abbas notable. Apart from this, the love of Amma Sheikh and Mahbooz Mazra, the duo of the drama industry, reached a separation. The news of Bushra Ansari and director Iqbal Hussain’s marriage bond is circulating.