2016 was a fruitful year for Pakistani movies in a sense it was the revival of Pakistani cinema. The cinema got blockbuster Pakistani movies in the year 2016. The ban on Indian movies at the end of the year gave addition boost to the cinema and those films released in the end collected handsome amount. The top ten movies that are also the top ten highest gross of 2016 have collectively collected Rs. 115.90 crore.
Actor In Law got released on Eid ul Adha. This Pakistan socio-comedy is a film directed by Nabeel Qureshi and written by Fizza Ali Meerza. Fahad Mustafa, Mehwish Hayat, and Om Puri are in the lead role. The music of the movie is simply outclassed because after a long time Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has lent their voice for the movie. The film had collected Rs. 23.50 crore across the country.
The second one in the list is Lahore Se Aagey that is for the safari lovers. Lahore Se Aagey is a road comedy film that is the sequel to the 2015 released movie Karachi Se Lahore. The film released on November 11, 2016 and grossed collection of the movie is Rs. 17.60 crore. Film is directed by Wajahat Rauf and written by Wajahat Rauf, Salman Iqbal, and Asfand Farouk. Yasir Hussain and Saba Qamar are in the lead role.
Janaan is a romantic, comedy love story. The film is directed, Azfar Jafri. The reason behind the popularity of is Reham Khan who co-produced the move along with Hareem Farooq. Armeena Khan, Bilal Ashraf and Ali Rehman Khan are in the lead role. The film collected Rs. 17.5 crore in four months that is itself a record.
The expectations were high from this movie however it failed in getting the hearts of the audience. Viewers were expecting something bigger than Bin Roye and Jawani Phir Nhi Aani. Ho Mann Jahaan still managed to collect Rs. 15.7 crore. Mahira Khan, Sonya Jehan, Adeel Hussain and Sheheryar Munawar are in the lead role.
Bachaana was one of the best romantic movies of the year 2016. This romantic thriller movie got released in February 2016. Sanam Saeed and Mohib Mirza are in the lead role. It seems director has copied the Indian style in a reverse style. The girl Sanam Saeed is from India while Mohib Mirza is from Pakistan. The film collected Rs. 10 crores.
Maalik was the most awaited movie of the year 2016. The film got ban by the Pakistani government. The ban was then lifted at the end of the year 2016. The total collection of the movie was Rs. 6.75 crore.
This is another romantic drama film that you must watch after watching Bachaana. Ali Kazmi, Hareem Farooq, and Adeel Hussain are in the lead role. A collection of the movie was Rs. 6.5 crore.
Wanna watch Pakistani dark comedy movie then you must watch this short movie named Jeewan Hathi. The film collected Rs. 6.5 crore.
Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay is another romantic comedy drama movie. In the year 2016, the number of comedy movies remains high. The film released on Edi ul Adha and collected Rs. 6.2 crore so far.
8969 is the last best film on our list and probably the best thriller film. The film released in the start of December and still running in the cinema. So far it has collected Rs. 6 crores.