List of highest-grossing Pakistani films
Pakistani film industry is based in Lahore and is also sometime refers as Lollywood. The film industry in Lahore started in 1929 with the opening of the United Players Studios on Ravi Road. The cornerstone for the studio was set by Abdur Rashid Kardar. The first movie of Pakistani film industry Teri yaad was released in 1948. Pakistani film industry is recognized for producing many remarkable and renowned actors, directors, producers, writers and playback singers. 1956-66 was the golden era for Pakistani film Industry. In the time period of 1991-99 it was span of ups and downs. However, the Musharraf era helped in revitalization of Pakistani film industry by new talent and movies like Khuda Kay Liye and Ramchand Pakistani. Currently Pakistani cinema is going through a revival phase and producing numerous successful films such as Waar, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, Zinda Bhaag and many more.
Highest-grossing Pakistani films
The highest grossing movies in the history of Pakistani film industry are listed below.
|1||Waar||2013||MindWorks Media||₨23 crore (US$2.2 million)||Bilal Lashari|
|2||Choorian||1998||Pak Nishan||₨200 million (US$1.9 million)||Syed Noor|
|3||Bol||2011||Shoman Productions||₨90 million (US$840,000)||Shoaib Mansoor|
|4||Main Hoon Shahid Afridi||2013||Six Sigma Entertainment||₨55 million (US$510,000)||Syed Ali Raza Usama|
|5||Love Mein Ghum||2011||R.K. Production||₨26 million (US$240,000)||Reema Khan|
|6||Chambaili||2013||Halofly Entertainment Consortium||₨20 million (US$190,000)||Ismail Jilani|
|7||Zinda Bhaag||2013||Matteela Films||₨20 million (US$190,000)||Meenu Gaur & Farjad Nabi|
|8||Bhai Log||2011||Kamran Films||₨9.7 million (US$91,000)||Syed Faisal Bukhari|
|9||Ramchand Pakistani||2008||Percept Picture Company||₨6.5 million (US$61,000)||Mehreen Jabbar|
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