The world of showbiz was not new for Iman Ali as both her parents (now divorced) were related to the world of glitz and glamour. Her father Abid Ali is a famous TV and film actor and her mother Humaira Ali was a singer.
“Bold and Beautiful” is the term used to describe Iman Ali. Tall and graceful, she is a designer’s dream. Iman Ali was introduced by the fashion photographers Ather and Shehzad. Her modeling style can be summed up in one word, natural. She is a rage on the ramp. She exudes class when she catwalks. When posing for camera, she offers many angles; no wonder she is the top model of Pakistan. Iman has worked with all the top designers of Pakistan. She has even worked for some Indian designers.
Iman Ali was selected by the Luscious Cosmetics to represent their beauty products and she is the “Face of Luscious Cosmetics”. She is also the Brand Ambassador of Jofa Textiles. Iman turned to acting and was quite successful on the small screen. She worked with Shoaib Mansoor for the first time while doing supreme Ishq song “Ishq mohabbat apna pan” where she portrayed Anarkali very elegantly. She made it to the silver screen when Shoaib Mansoor cast her for his film “Khuda kay Liye”. Iman was outstanding in the movie and her acting was appreciated by all. She also appeared in another Shoaib Mansoor movie Bol where her performance as Meena the prostitute was highly acclaimed.
Iman is extremely talented and ambitious; two things which take you to stardom.
On its inception in 1947, film industry was the only medium of entertainment. Films were already being produced in Lahore before partition so with the help of some the actors, directors and technicians who either preferred to stay back or had migrated from India; film industry started taking its first steps. ‘Teri Yaad’ was the first film produced in Pakistan in 1948.
Progressing slowly, Pakistan began to produce quality movies in the mid 50s. The 60s and 70s saw the golden era of the film industry. Almost all films reached the silver jubilee mark. Films like ‘Dosti’ and ‘Aaina’ reached the platinum jubilee mark.
Regional cinema also flourished and quality films like ‘Heer Ranjha’ were produced in the Punjabi language. Sindhi and Pashtu cinema was also thriving.
The late 70s saw a steady decline in the standard of the films and the industry could never really recover from this down fall. There was a brief period in the 90s when the film industry saw a revival but it was short lived.
Following is a list of 10 best films of the Pakistan film industry:
2. Mola Jatt
5. Sheri Farhad
6. Heer Ranjha
8. Mera Naam hai Mohabbat
9. Aag ka Darya
Khuda k liye and Bol are two recent movies made by Shoaib Mansoor. Both were commercially successful and critically acclaimed.