Pakistan Film Festival Red Carpet: The Best-Dressed Celebrities
The two-day event commenced on Friday night with celebrities including Mawra Hocane, Saba Qamar, Yasir Hussain, Sheheryar Munawar, Wajahat Rauf, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan, Tooba Siddiqui, Frieha Altaf and Mehreen Jabbar. The industry's A-listers, fashionistas, ambassadors accredited to the United Nations were also present at the UN headquarters in the city.
We loved how Mawra Hocane put her best sartorial foot forward by opting for a traditional outfit.
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Dr Maleeha Lodhi stressed the necessity of the revival of Pakistani art, literature and cinema and the need to branch out internationally to showcase our talents abroad:
‘It’s time to show New York the passion of Lahore and Karachi- today is a celebration of Pakistan, we have brought Pakistan to the United Nations and I think we can manage to show all these countries and the United Nations what our country is all about’. Dr Lodhi honored the guests by bestowing awards of excellence as the crowd cheered and applauded.
The films were showcased on the 3rd and 4th of December at Asia Society. Films featured in the festival ranged from comedies to drama to represent a wide scope of the diverse thematic issues and voices of Pakistan.
Top Pakistani movies including Dobara Phir Se, Lahore Se Aagay, Actor in Law, Mahe e Meer, 3 Bahadur, Dukhtar, Dance Kahani and Ho Mann Jahan were screened over the festival.