Eidul Fitr is tomorrow, and many films will be released on this occasion like every year. Eid is festive occasion, and in past normally best films in the year were reserved for Eid release. This year around ten foreign and local films of different languages are releasing. So here is a compilation of films releasing on Eid.
Urdu Film – Sultanat
Claimed as the most expensive film in Pakistan history, it is the only Urdu film releasing this Eid. Syed Faisal Bukhari is director while cast consists of Indian and Pakistani artists Aslam Bhatti, Javaid Shaikh , Sila Hussan , Deepak Shirke,Akashdeep Saigal, Shweta Tiwari ,Zainab Qayyum ,Nayyar Ejaz ,Shabbir Jan ,Mustafa Qureshi and Sara Loren. Sara Loren has performed on an Item Song in this film. The film is shot in Pakistan, UAE, Thailand and Egypt. As per producer, nearly 250 million (25 crore) are spent on this film. It is first film of famous model/actress Zainab Qayyum.
Punjabi Film – Ayyash
A typical masala Punjabi film which perhaps no one ever want to watch. Babrik Shah, Moammar Rana, Ahmed Butt and Saima Khan are in the cast and the film will release only in Punjab. Surprisingly on this Eid no punjabi film of Shaan or Saima is releasing.
Pushto Films: Pushto films have a huge market in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwah. Four pushto films will be released on Eid. The most prominent among them is Zaari. Shahid Khan and Jahangir Khan are prominent artists of Pushto film appearing in Pushto films releasing on Eid.
Indian Film – Kick
The film expected to attract majority of cine goers is Indian film Kick starring Salman Khan. Indian films are quite popular among Pakistani public, and cinema owners are expecting huge business from this film.
There is sizable number of viewers who turn to watch Hollywood films. This Eid the Hollywood flicks to hit the screens are Dawn of the Planet of Apes and animated film Planes: Fire and Rescue. While Hercules and Step Up All In are also lined up for release.
Rashid Nazir Ali