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The global blockbuster film “The Legend of Maula Jatt” has completed 100 days of screening in theaters across Pakistan and has also surpassed the milestone of 100+ Crore in Pakistan, along with collecting 10 million USD on the worldwide box office on the last day of 2022.

Since its release in October 2022, the film has dominated theaters worldwide and has led to Pakistani cinema’s success on the Subcontinent’s box office post-COVID.

Directed by Bilal Lashari and produced by Ammara Hikmat, the film is the highest grossing film from the subcontinent in the past 4 years. It broke records by becoming the highest grossing Punjabi film of all time worldwide in the 4th week of its release.

The film has made many other records and has multiple titles to its name, including the highest grossing Pakistani film, 2nd highest grossing film from the Subcontinent in the UK for the year 2022, and the most watched South Asian film in Norway.

The film was released on October 13th, 2022 globally in 25 different territories with over 500 screens, making it one of the biggest releases to come out of Pakistan. Due to popular demand, the film continues to grab more screens in both the local and overseas market and is still going strong despite numerous new releases every week since its release.

The film is directed by Bilal Lashari and features an ensemble cast including Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan, Humaima Malick, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mirza Gohar Rasheed, Ali Azmat, Saima Baloch, and Faris Shafi, among others. It is produced by Ammara Hikmat and Asad J. Khan under the joint venture of Encyclomedia & Lashari Films in association with AAA Motion Pictures of Ali Murtaza, with a screenplay by Bilal Lashari and dialogues by Nasir Adeeb. The film is a hard reboot of the 1979 cult classic “Maula Jatt”.

The filmmakers have partnered with Geo Films as their presenting partner, the largest media group and key contributor to the revival of cinema in Pakistan. The film is being locally distributed by Nadeem Mandviwalla of Mandviwalla Entertainment, who is well known for his contribution to the cinema over the decades. Internationally, the film is being distributed by MovieGoers Entertainment.

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