Profiles of Famous Pakistanis – biography and personal life
Bilal Lashari is a Pakistani film director and cinematographer. He born in August 4. He is a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, USA, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He has also directed “Chal Bulleya” for Meekal Hassan Band.
He has also directed the video “Chal Bulleya” for Meekal Hassan Band. Lashari also briefly worked as assistant director for Shoaib Mansoor during pre production of Khuda Kay Liye. He has worked artists and bands such as Jal and Entity Paradigm, Atif Aslam, Mekaal Hassan Band, Abrarul Haq.
Bilal Lashari is an influential Pakistani film director who has created content that appeals to the heart and mind. His films are culturally rich, and yet they are also universal in terms of their themes. Lashari has produced a variety of successful films, such as Khuda Ke Liye, Zinda Bhaag, and Tamasheen.
Khuda Ke Liye is the second highest grossing Pakistani film of all time with a total revenue of Rs. 500 million (approximately US$ 8 million). This film was written by Bilal and his brother Imran Hassanin. The story revolves around a love triangle between two Pakistan Air Force personnel and their wives.
Zinda Bhaag is another one of Lashari’s successful films which has been critically acclaimed internationally as well.
Early Life and Education
Lashari was born into a Muslim family in Karachi. He was educated at the Government Boys’ High School in Karachi, and then went on to pursue higher studies at University of Sindh from where he obtained an honors degree in English Literature.
After completing his education, Lashari started his career as a journalist working with newspapers like Kawish, Nawa-i-Waqt and Daily Times. He then went on to work as an anchorman with Dunya News Television channel before finally becoming one of the leading hosts for talk show “Dunya Kamara” on Hum
Awards and Recognition
Bilal Lashari is one of the most watched directors in Pakistan. His films are critically acclaimed and have been nominated for international awards. He has received many awards and recognitions for his work.
He has directed many award-winning films such as Waar, Parwaaz Hai Junoon, Karachi Se Lahore and Bol.
He has also won the prestigious Royal Television Society Award in London in 2012 for his contribution to TV Film & Drama – Best Newcomer