Best Upcoming Pakistani Films of 2017

After decades of dry spells, the Pakistani cinema finally showed signs of rival a few years back when heavy investment started pouring into the industry. The Pakistani cinema industry produced some really impressive movies over the past couple of years, attracting public interest and investment.

Films ranging from action to romance to comedy to drama were released over the last few years, starring young, talented and experienced actors. These films have also provided a platform for young actors, directors and writers to launch themselves.

While tons of films are in the pipeline, check out the top 4 upcoming Pakistani films that are expected to be released later this year.


  1. Na Maloom Afraad 2

‘Na Maloom Afraad 2’ is the sequel to the original Na Maloon Afraad that was released back in 2014. Na Maloom Afraad was loved by the Pakistani audiences back in 2014 when it hit the silver screen and people are expecting even more from this follow-up.
The movie revolves around a comical plot, starring various bizarre characters and twists. It is written and co-directed by the renowned Nabeel Qureshi.

The star cast of Na Maloom Afraad 2 retains Fahad Mustafa, Javaid Sheikh, Urwa Hocane and Mohsin Abbas Haider from the previous edition while the newbies include Marina Khan and the latest internet sensation, ‘Hania Amir’.
This movie is all set to his the silver screen on Eid-ul-Azha and we’re definitely looking forward to it.


  1. Punjab Nahi Jaungi

‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ is another highly-anticipated Pakistani film that is set to hit the big screen on Eid-ul-Azha. The production of this movie has been under spotlight for quite a lot of time now, creating hype around its release.
‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ is loaded with action, comedy and romance, revolving around a love triangle starring Humayun Saeed, Mehwish Hayat and Urwa Hocane.
The rest of the cast comprises of Iman Ali, Sameena Pirzada and Saba Wasim Abbas.
The trailer of this movie drives our hopes up as it seems an extremely entertaining movie, packing a through provoking plot, interesting characters, melodious songs and performances of course.


  1. Maula Jutt 2

This one sure creates hype, attracting audiences form diverging age groups. The pre-production phase of Maula Jutt 2 caught the nation by surprise as Pakistanis became too excited for the sequel of a classic from the past.
Maula Jutt 2 is supposed to provide the audience with something other than the usual romantic comedy plots. It is written and directed by Bilal Lashari, starring some really big names. The star cast includes Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan, Adnan Jaffer, Humaima Malik and Shamoon Abbasi.

Maula Jutt 2 is highly anticipated as it promises a unique plot, impressive star cast and a traditional aura.


  1. Parwaaz Hai Junoon

This one is surely destined to succeed as it triggers our nation’s patriotic nerve. This movie is sort of a tribute to the Pakistan Air Force. The plot of the movie revolves around a story based on war and we’re really looking forward to the characters in this movie.
The start cast surely creates some real hype around it. With Hamza Ali Abbasi, Osman Khalid Butt, Hania Amir, Kubra khan, Rachel Viccaji, Marina Khan and Shamoon Abbasi playing the lead role, we can expect a lot.

This movie is surely going to be a treat for the nation due to its patriotic element and is expected to be released in December.

Rafay Khurram
Rafay Khurram
Just another guy with a knack for technology and current affairs. Started blogging back in 2015 and currently a student at Lahore University of Management Sciences.
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