Pakistani celebrities appeared on the red carpet for the country’s first-historically film celebration in New York with their head-turning appearances.
Almost every prominent name in the entertainment industry was part of this festival that took place at the UN headquarters in the New York city.A-Listers, fashionistas, and other high-profile showbiz personalities were there to enjoy the night.
The two-day occasion started on Friday night including Saba Qamar, Yasir Hussain, Sheheryar Munawar, Wajahat Rauf, Sanam Saeed, Mahira Khan, Mawra Hocane, Tooba Siddiqui, Adeel Hussain, Sanam Saeed, Frieha Altaf and Mehreen Jabbar with their killing and adorable style.
Maleeha Lodhi took the initiative of this festival being the Permanent Representative to the UN.
During an interview, Lodhi expressed the thoughts
“We are bringing some of Pakistan’s movies to New York so that diplomats from 193 countries at the UN also have an opportunity to see what the country’s entertainment industry is producing”
She added while appreciating the efforts of young comers
“Young filmmakers in Pakistan are producing an incredibly diverse and entertaining array of movies which are contributing to the cultural renaissance underway in the country which is also reflected in the profusion of creative voices found today in Pakistan’s art, music, literature and the media”
Pakistani movies undergoing an exceptional revival worldwide. Uppermost Pakistani movies which were included in this festival were Dobara Phir Se and Lahore Se Aagay which were released recently, other selected names were Actor in Law, Mahe e Meer, 3 Bahadur, Dukhtar, Dance Kahani and Ho Mann Jahan.