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SPOTLIGHT: THE INVISIBLE GENRE

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“Aab-e-Hayat!” [Elixir of Life] screams a sophisticated-looking mad scientist in the first frames of director Khwaja Sarfaraz’s Zinda Laash (1967), an openly credited adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and widely considered to be the first Pakistani horror film. The chief question one would ask then is: what does the elixir of life have to do […]

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Small budget Siyaah may pave way for indie film-makers

By: Sher Khan LAHORE: The low-budget independent horror thriller Siyaah, which is scheduled for a nationwide release on March 15, deals with the themes of black magic and exorcism. The film’s director Azfar Jafri, a self-taught film-maker based in Islamabad, joined the project after producer Imran Raza Kazmi tried out several screenwriters and directors. “I […]

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