With the success and growth of Netflix worldwide, it was inevitable that the online streaming platform will not make strides soon enough in Pakistan.
And with thousands of people subscribing daily to the platform, Netflix also started catering to its huge Pakistani customer base by bringing to the platform some of the best movies in the country.
So we have listed for you best 17 movies that you can stream right now on Netflix and chill:
7 Din Mohabbat In
The 2018 Pakistani romantic comedy film, is based on the central theme of fantasy where a young man is given deadline of seven days in which he has to be said “I love you” by a girl with a mole on her face or the djinn will take him as his servant to hell. The film features Mahira Khan and Sheheryar Munawar in lead roles and also stars Amna Ilyas, Mira Sethi, Hina Dilpazeer and Javed Sheikh.
Portraying and celebrating the Pakhtoon culture of Pakistan, Janaan is the story of a Canadian girl returning back to her roots. It stars Bilal Ashraf, Ali Rehman Khan, Armeena Rana Khan and Hania Amir. It was directed by Azfar Jafri, written by Osman Khalid Butt and co-produced by Hareem Farooq.
Dukhtar is the beautiful story of a mother who will do anything to save her child from evils of the society such as child marriage. It is directed by Afia Nathaniel. The film stars Samiya Mumtaz, Mohib Mirza, Saleha Aref, Asif Khan, Ajab Gul and Samina Ahmad. The film gained much critical acclaim for its story telling and performances.
The critically acclaimed Waar is the movie packed with action that tells the story of a retired security officer whose on a mission to save Pakistan from a war against terrorism. Shaan Shahid, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Aisha Rao Khan and Shamoon Abbasi play lead roles in the movie.
Written and directed by Asim Abbasi, Cake is the story of a family and how the daily struggles and past hurts between siblings, parents and lovers can shape an entire person once they reconnect after ages. The film stars Sanam Saeed and Aamina Sheikh as lead characters alongside Adnan Malik who has made his film debut.
Teefa In Trouble
The romantic story of a goon and her captive is the magic that we get in Teefa In Trouble. The film is a directorial debut of Ahsan Rahim and stars Ali Zafar and Maya Ali, both of whom made their Pakistani film debuts with this movie.
Story of a young girl and her dreams, Rangreza is a story of our main lead Reshmi wanting to set free from her conservative Qawwal family and fiancée. Fireworks happen when Reshmi meets a Pop-star and fall for each other. It is a Pakistani musical romantic drama film directed by Amir Mohiuddin and stars Gohar Rasheed, Bilal Ashraf, Urwa Hocane and Ghana Ali.
Shot in beautiful locations of northern Pakistan, Balu Mahi is the sweet love story of when opposites attract and a storm follows. Directed by Haissam Hussain, the film stars Osman Khalid Butt, Ainy Jaffery and Sadaf Kanwal in lead roles.
The journey and struggles of a poor man dealing with his wife’s death, an estranged son, financial constraints and much more is what the critically acclaimed “Moor” beautifully depicts. This Pakistani drama film is directed and written by Jami and stars Shaz Khan, Sonya Hussyn and Samiya Mumtaz in pivotal roles.
Counted as one of the first spy thriller of Pakistan, O21 is the story of two men who only have 21 hours to stop a war between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Directed by Jami, and Summer Nicks and produced by Zeba Bakhtiar and her son Azaan Sami Khan. The movie stars Shaan Shahid, Aamina Sheikh and Shamoon Abbasi.
Ho Mann Jahan
Refreshing story of life and struggles of 3 college students from vastly different backgrounds, Ho Mann Jahan was the coming-of-age drama film, written and directed by Asim Raza, starring Mahira Khan, Adeel Hussain, Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui and Sonya Jehan.
A typical “Masala Comedy” is what we get in Wrong No., where a rebellious middle class boy goes way over the top to prove his worth. The movie comprises of bright sets and fun songs, it is directed by Yasir Nawaz and stars Danish Taimoor, Jawed Sheikh, Shafqat Cheema and Sohai Ali Abro in lead roles
Na Maloom Afraad
The smash hit of 2014, Na Maloom Afraad is the story of three poor struggling individuals who chase every possible means of becoming rich, all getting into trouble as they struggle to fulfill their desires and ambitions through questionably moral ways. It stars Javed Sheikh, Fahad Mustafa, Mohsin Abbas Haider with supporting cast of Urwa Hocane, Kubra Khan and Salman Shahid.
Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai
The 2016 Pakistani romantic drama film directed by Anjum Shahzad, is the story of the struggles and journey of a young couple who have to cope up with huge responsibilities of a child and gaining financial stability all the while missing the chance to live life. The film’s cast includes Sajal Ali and Feroze Khan in lead roles.
Abdullah: The Final Witness
The film focuses on the Kharotabad Incident which took lives of five Russian citizens, allegedly mistaken to be suicide bombers by the Frontier Constabulary force, at the Kharotabad check post in Quetta. Produced and directed by Hashim Nadeem, the film features Hameed Sheikh, Imran Abbas and Sadia Khan in lead roles.
Chalay Thay Saath
Self-discovery movies are the ones the best kinds and this is what we get in “Chalay Thay Saath” where the character of Resham, a Doctor, sets on a journey to find her past and future while finding lifelong companions. The Film is directed by Umer Adil with producer Beenish Umer and stars Syra Shehroz, Osama Tahir, Zhalay Sarhadi, Behroze Sabzwari, Mansha Pasha, Faris Khalid, Kent S.
Yet another tale of bitter sweet journey of self-discovery is Pinky Memsaab, when the lives of a gullible maid; a beautiful socialite; an ambitious investment banker and a happy go lucky chauffeur are entwined together in Dubai, a beautiful bond is formed. Directed by Shazia Ali Khan, the film stars Hajira Yamin, Kiran Malik, Adnan Jaffar, Sunny Hinduja.
Catch your favourite movies on Netflix and enjoy the magic of The Pakistani Cinema right in the comfort of your home.