List of Pakistani War Films

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Waar (2013)

Director: Bilal Lashari, Cast: Shaan Shahid, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Shamoon Abbasi, Ayesha Khan, Screen Time: 130 min, Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Imdb Rating: 8.1

The efforts of the Pakistani security forces in their fight against terrorism and how the lives of security officials are affected. A retired security officer returns to save Pakistan from a major terrorist attack.

O21 (2014)

Director: Jami & Summer Nicks, Cast: Shaan Shahid, Ayub Khoso, Aamina Sheikh, Shamoon Abbasi, Screen Time: 124 min, Genre: Action, Thriller, Imdb Rating: 8

A gripping action thriller in which two men executes a plan to stop the war between Afghanistan and Pakistan within 21 hours.

Maalik (2016)

Director: Ashir Azeem, Cast: Ashir Azeem, Farhan Ali Agha, Hassan Niazi, Sajid Hasan, Screen Time: 155 min, Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Imdb Rating: 8.4

A man of Pakistan’s Elite Special Forces whose life gets entangled with Politics. They soon realize that serving the nation is more complicated than simple following of orders.

Revenge of the Worthless (2016)

Director: Jamal Shah, Cast: Qunber Ali, Firdaus Jamal, Emel Karakose, Asfandyar Khan, Screen Time: 150 min, Genre: Action, War, Imdb Rating: 7.


A film depicting the brutally disfigured cultural narrative of a land with the most enviable cultural heritage highlighting the heroic struggle of a few unsung heroes during 2009 Swat Insurgency.

Saya E Khuda E Zuljalal (2016)

Director: Umair Fazli, Cast: Afzal Khan, Ahsen Murad, Saleem Albela, Jia Ali, Screen Time: 105 min, Genre: Action, Drama, History, Imdb Rating: 7.2

A historical glimpse into the history of Pakistan India Partition and war’s of 1965 and 1971 and present day of the new conflict in Pakistan.

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Salute (2016)

Director: Shehzad Rafiq, Cast: Ahmad, Ahsan, Manzar Baig, Mirza Ali Baig, Screen Time: 160 min, Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Imdb Rating: 8.6

A Pakistani school boy from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan sacrifices his life by preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school. This film is a tribute to Aitzaz Hasan.

Yalghaar (2017)

Director: Hassan Rana, Cast: Shaan Shahid, Humayun Saeed, Adnan Siddiqui, Aleeze Nasser, Screen Time: 158 min, Genre: Action, Romance, War, Imdb Rating: 7.4

The film “explores what happens in the lives of those involved, including the militants and how all of them are affected at a personal level because of the ongoing operation”.

Azaadi (2018)

Director: Imran Malik, Cast: Moammar Rana, Sonya Hussyn, Nadeem Baig, Javed Sheikh, Screen Time: 152 min, Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Imdb Rating: 6.7

Azaadi’ is based on the story of a man (Nadeem Baig) who devoted his life for Kashmir cause and is now imparting his vision to the youth to keep the cause alive.

Parwaaz Hay Junoon (2018)

Director: Haseeb Hasan, Cast: Hamza Ali Abbasi, Ahad Raza Mir, Shaz Khan, Kubra Khan, Screen Time: 130 min, Genre: Action, Romance, War, Imdb Rating: 8.5

The life story of the brave soldiers of the Pakistan Army, mainly the Pakistan Air Force. Outlining their lives, relationships, duty and hardships.


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