Pakistani Filmmakers Remember Golden Days

via www.sundaytribune.co.za

Movie houses that once saw audiences queue for Pakistan’s home-grown “Lollywood” productions now say they need to screen films made by their once bitter rivals in glitzy Mumbai, the former Bombay, in order to survive. In the golden age of Pakistani cinema in the 1960s and 1970s, four studios in Lahore and two in Karachi pumped out regular blockbusters, producing 300 movies in five languages in 1973, a good number of box-office blockbusters.