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The Legend of Maula Jatt: A Game Changer for Pakistani Movies

The worldwide release of “The Legend of Maula Jatt” is unavoidable. The fact that the Maula Jatt is playing on Norway’s largest theater screen, which has 885 seats, speaks much about the influence of the excitement around it. Maula jatt 2 will screen in 50 theaters across Australia, which is a remarkable accomplishment for a Pakistani production.

This is one of the biggest budget movies in Pakistani film history. It is a Punjabi remake of Yunus Malik’s Maula Jatt 1979 cult classic. The main conflict of story is in between Noori Natt, the violent gang boss, and local hero Maula Jatt. Bilal Lashari once break box office records with it’s debut film Waar in 2013.

Story line

Maula Jatt is a gladiator who has struggled with his past and seeking revenge against Noori Natt. Who is the most powerful warrior in Punjab.

The Legend of Maula Jatt Cast & Crew 2022

maula jatt cast

Take a look at the amazing cast of Maula Jutt 2:

  • Fawad Khan as Maula Jatt
  • Hamza Ali Abbasi as Noori Natt
  • Mahira Khan as Mukkho Jatti
  • Humaima Malik as Daaro Nattni
  • Gohar Rasheed as Maakha Natt
  • Faris Shafi as Mooda
  • Ali Azmat as Gogi
  • Shamoon Abbasi
  • Nayyer Ejaz
  • Shafqat Cheema
  • Adnan Jaffar
  • Resham
  • Babar Ali

Production Cast

Directed by Bilal Lashari,  Written by Nasir Adeeb and Bilal Lashari,  Produced by Ammara Hikmat and Dr. Asad Jamil Khan,  Cinematography by Bilal Lashari,  Edited by Bilal Lashari,  Music by Sarmad Ghafoor,  Production companies Encyclomedia Lashari Films,  Distributed by AAA Motion Pictures, Geo Films, Mandiwala Entertainment

Find Out The Legend of Maula Jatt Release Date to Book Your Tickets

The official release date of the film is 13 October 2022 across Pakistan and internationally in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and the Gulf region and a few countries in Europe, South East Asia, and Africa.

The legend of Maula Jatt Box Office Collection

The Legend of Maula Jatt performs well at the box office and earns PKR 150 crore worldwide in just 20 days of release, making it Pakistan’s first highest earning movie ever. Maula Jatt, a highly anticipated Pakistani action film, was released internationally on October 13, 2022. With over 500 plus screens in 25 different countries, Maula Jatt is among the top five highest grossing Pakistani movies on the box office in 2022.

Maula Jatt has surpassed big Bollywood films like RRR and Brahmastra in international cinema. The movie has been released in more than 25 countries and has grossed more than $1 million in box office collections. The Legend of Maula Jatt is a huge hit among audiences worldwide and has received critical acclaim for its superb storytelling, breathtaking cinematography and captivating music.

The Budget Cost of Maula Jatt

With “The Legend of Maula Jatt”, Bilal Lashari broke a number of cinematic milestones in Pakistan. Budget-wise it is the most expensive Pakistani film ever made. The total budget cost of making Maula Jatt ranges from Rs 45 to Rs 55 crores, and it has been in production for over two years. In terms of budget, this is one of the most expensive movies ever made in lollywood.

The cast of the Maula jatt includes the country’s biggest actors and actresses, including Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan, Humaima Malik, Gohar Rasheed, Shafqat Cheema and Nayyer Ejaz. Due to the presence of these biggest celebrities make this movie budget cost and popularity extremely high.

IMDb Rating of The Legend of Maula Jatt

The Legend of Maula Jatt has received amazing ratings of 8.9 out of 10 by fans on IMDb. On the third day of its worldwide release, the movie earned the number-two slot in IMDb ratings. It is not only dominating in local cinemas but also receiving huge praise from audiences on a global scale. The director Bilal Lashari and Ammara Hikmat have won millions of fans’ hearts by this great masterpiece and is now the second-highest rated Pakistani movie on the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

Bollywood Star’s Reactions on Maula Jatt

After the release of the trailer of “The Legend of Maula Jatt,” it caught the attention of many and shocked many fans with its outstanding cinematography, action sequences, dialogues, and intense music. The Maula Jatt movie star cast includes internationally recognized actors and actresses like Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan. Each of them has worked in Bollywood and made blockbuster movies that have huge fan followings throughout the country. Fans in India showed a great deal of love for the movie after the trailer release, including biggest stars from Bollywood such as Anurag Kashyap, Hirthik Roshan, Imran Hashmi, Karan Johar and Fawad Khan’s “Kapoor and Sons” Co star Sidhart Malhotra.

Anurag Kashyap Response To Maula Jatt

Anurag Kashyap took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the film, calling it “amazing” and “brilliant”. He also praised the cast and crew for their hard work on the project.

Anurag Kashyap reaction on Maula Jatt

Sidhart Malhotra Praise The legend of Maula Jatt

Sidhart Malhotra Reacts on the legend of Maula jatt

Siddharth Malhotra posted his thoughts on Maula Jatt on Twitter. In Kapoor & Son, Siddharth Malhotra worked with Fawad Afzal Khan, where we could see their excellent chemistry and natural acting ability.

Karan Johar Raves About Maula Jatt

Karan Jhor Reacts on Maula Jatt

Karan Johar is one of Bollywood’s biggest film directors and producers. As part of one of his blockbuster movies, he cast Fawad Khan in “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ” as the lead actor in October 2016. In addition to sharing his love for The Legend of Maula Jatt on Twitter, Karan Johar also congratulated the movie for its success.

Fans & Critics Reviews on The Legend of Maula Jatt

It has been lauded by the audience and given rave reviews by the critics. The movie has already won over the hearts of viewers. With the star cast of Mirza Gohar Rasheed, Humaima Malick, and Hamza Ali Abbasi, the movie is a huge hit.

A fan called the film the “Punjabi Game of Thrones,” and said they had never seen a better trailer.

Jogainder Tuteja is one of the most renowned movie critics. He shared his honest thoughts about the Maula Jatt 2 on Twitter:

Jogainder Tuteja review on Maula jatt

 

Syed Zain Raza, a movie critic, wrote a thread on Twitter discussing the film’s positive and negative aspects of the film. In his opinion, Hamza, Fawad, and Humaima acting are exceptional in a movie but Mahira Khan’s performance was lacking a little bit.

Critics complain that such high-budget movies typically fail to impress, but The Legend of Maula Jatt is exceptional in every aspect of its production. Hamza Ali Abbasi plays the antagonist Noori Nath, while Fawad Khan plays Maula Jatt. Both actors have won the hearts of fans with their performances in the movie. The production quality of Maula Jatt 2 meets the international standards. There is no doubt that The Legend of Maula Jatt has revived Pakistani cinema and established high standards.

Maula jatt vs Bollywood Movies Releases

Maula jatt vs Bollywood Movies Releases

The classic “The Legend of Maula Jatt,” produced by Geo Films Presents, Encyclo Media, and Lashari Films, is reaching new heights every day. The mega-budget Pakistani movie has grown in popularity at the US and UK box offices.

In Diwali 2022, Maula Jatt outperformed the Bollywood movies of Ajay Devgn’s “Thank God” and Akshay Kumar’s “Ram Setu”. The Legend of Maula Jatt was released in 56 theatres in the UK two weeks ago and has already made more than 38 lakhs, while Akshay Kumar’s film “Ram Sethu,” which was released in 95 theatres, has only made 13 lakhs and Ajay Devgan’s “Thank God,” which was released in 83 theatres, has only made around 16 lakhs.

In America, “Maula Jatt” opened in 90 theatres and did an amazing business of Rs. 46 lakhs in just 13 days. In contrast, Ajay Devgan’s “Thank God”, which opened in 228 theatres, made Rs. 33 lakhs, and Akshay Kumar’s movie “Ram Setu”, which opened in 354 theatres, made Rs. 39 lakhs.

As a result, 13 days after its debut, Pakistan’s mega-budget movie outperformed two similarly-sized Bollywood productions at the global box office. The Legend of Maula Jatt is incredibly distinctive and different, according to film experts. A movie is available. It is considerably less valued. The greatest of Pakistani culture is displayed in this film.

The Legend of Maula Jatt Hit or Flop?

Bilal Lashari’s Maula Jatt has been a massive hit both nationally and internationally. The movie has made history across the globe with a staggering 150+ crore. In both domestic and international markets, the movie has crossed over 100 crores.

The legend of Maula Jatt is an absolute big hit movie. The movie grossed over $6.78 million worldwide and surpassed other Pakistani big movies such as Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad. In addition to breaking all box-office records, it became Pakistan’s highest-grossing film

An Inside Story of Maula Jatt

The Legend of Maula Jatt has been recognized as one of the best films ever produced in Pakistan by executive producer Asad Jamil Khan. For those who are unaware of his lengthy professional background, Asad Jamil currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at the Frontier Medical and Dental College in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He is the reason behind the nationwide release of this movie.

The husband-and-wife team is ecstatic to provide Maula Jatt 2 movie to the public as a novel experience. The anticipation is over the roof, and we can’t wait to finally reveal what we have accomplished with the legend of maula jatt in terms of cinematography, acting, and score. According to Asad Jamil this movie will set new trends.

Fawad Khan Views About Movie

Fawad Khan

According to Khan, who was speaking to Variety. Khan saw the original film for the first time when Lashari contacted him with the notion of a remake. Khan explains that Mustafa Qureshi and Sultan Rahi, two extremely experienced actors, made the movie what it was.

“We felt that these were pretty huge shoes to fill, so perhaps we should attempt something. However, we believed that to take their performance as an example for current movies may have been a bit out of context.”

Finally, The Legend of Maula Jatt was intended to be a reboot as opposed to a remake. Although the team choose a naturalistic body type for the actor based on the South Asian wrestling style Pehlwani, Khan’s character as a prizefighter required a lot of athleticism. Some of them resemble sumo wrestlers, not quite Michelangelo’s sculptures of Greek gods, claims Khan.

“We decided to go ahead and build a version that isn’t quite as glamorous by today’s standards and make something that’s more out there, thus weight gain entered the picture

Khan’s Working Experience With Co-Star

I hate conflict and try to stay away from it at all costs. I, too, dislike controversy, says Khan. “Instead of me working with others fearing they will be blamed, I believe the question should be whether they would prefer to work with me. I’ll finish my work and leave, but those who wish to work with me will have to put up with the consequences. And I’m concerned about that because they’ll have to live there and deal with the repercussions.

Similar to this, if I worked in India and returned to Pakistan, I would have to deal with the repercussions of what the people thought about it, said Khan. But aside from that, I get along well with everyone I’ve worked with and have made wonderful friends. One day I want to see them again and perhaps work with them once more. Regardless of whether it’s for an Indian platform, a Pakistani platform, or an international one. Bollywood movies industry is a whole different animal.

Maula Jatt Star Fawad Khan’s Upcoming Movies

In addition to “The Legend of Maula Jatt,” Khan has a number of upcoming projects, including Neelofar, which is one of his most awaited film. The story Neelofar is about a writer and a blind woman, also stars Mahira Khan and will hit theaters in early 2023. It was co-produced by Fawad Khan. In March 2023, the action-comedy “Money Back Guarantee” is scheduled for release. Asim Abbasi, the director of “Churails” and “Cake” movie will soon be directing “Barzakh”.

Wrapping Up

Maula Jatt is widely praised for its superb storytelling, amazing images, and entrancing music. Bilal Lashari has helmed The Legend of Maula Jatt. A vital role was played by Maula Jatt in revitalizing the Pakistani film industry. It was evident to all of us that Bilal Lashari set new standards for other Pakistani filmmakers. A majority of Lollywood films are in the same genre of comedy romance and feature the same actors, which loses the audience’s interest. Maula Jatt 2022 gave new hope to other Pakistani filmmakers and motivated them to take risks and produce big budget movies of new genres that have not previously been produced in the country.

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