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This year seems to be off to a promising start for web, television and film industry in Pakistan. Some of the anticipated projects got released this past week and which got us believing that 2019 might be the year of immense growth for the entertainment industry. Today, we look back at some of the anticipated releases of the month:


1. Sher Dil & Laal Kabootar released in cinemas nationwide 



Source: Premiere of Sher Dil & Laal Kabootar in Karachi

Read: Laal Kabootar is a breakthrough audiovisual experience 

Although our cinema is still in its infancy stage, in the past decade we have managed to produce some of the finest works. Sher Dil is a patriotic film which features Mikaal Zulfikar and Armeena Rana Khan. Though critics left unimpressed with the story, the dogfight sequences are receiving a lot of praises. Kamal Khan’s Laal Kabootar, however, won the hearts of the audience. The breakthrough audiovisual experience featuring Ahmed Ali Akbar and Mansha Pasha in lead roles, leaves you wanting more. Both films are yet to receive public reviews.

Read: Sher Dil‘s flight misses a sense of direction 


2. Pakistan Day telefilm Laal released on Geo TV




Read: First look of patriotic telefilm Laal leaves more to the imagination 

To commemorate Pakistan Day, Geo TV released a telefilm Laal which features Bilal Abbas Khan, Kubra Khan and Mirza Gohar Rasheed. Haseeb Hasan’s brainchild has received praises from the viewers.


3. Trailer release of Shameless Proposals 



Read: Pakistani web-series Shameless Proposals to release on March 29 

Tapping into the territory of social issues, Shameless Proposals is a comic take on a girl’s hunt for the perfect suitor in an arranged setting. Produced by Sadia Jabbar, the web-series will release on  YouTube on March 29.


4. Civil Awards honorees 




Read: Mehwish Hayat to receive Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on Pakistan Day 

Albeit long debates on the internet, the Civil Awards ceremony took place last night and many renowned military and civil honorees were awarded including Mehwish Hayat (Tamgha-i-Imtiaz), Sajjad Ali and Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi who received Sitara-i-Imtiaz.


5. Yalghaar get a digital release 




Read: Yalghaar gets digital release ahead of Pakistan Day  

Ahead of March 23, another war film Yalghaar released on a digital platform Yalghaar is a patriotic film with an ensemble cast including Shaan Shahid, Humayun Saeed, Ayesha Khan and others and performed well at the box office.