Unveiling the Top 10 Best Pakistani Movies in 2022: Lights, Camera, Action

Top 10 Best Pakistani Movies in 2022

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Lights, camera, action! Get ready for a cinematic rollercoaster as we unveil the top 10 best Pakistani movies in 2022. From intense dramas to heartwarming romances, this collection showcases the very best of Pakistani cinema.

  • Step into a world where storytelling takes center stage, as these films transport you to different eras, cultures, and emotions.
  • With captivating performances and thought-provoking narratives, these movies have captivated both critics and audiences alike.
  • As we delve into the list, be prepared to be introduced to talented actors, visionary directors, and groundbreaking scripts that push the boundaries of traditional storytelling.
  • Each film has its own unique flavor, offering something for every taste and preference. Whether you’re a fan of gripping thrillers, laugh-out-loud comedies, or soul-stirring tales, this list has it all.
  • Celebrate the power of Pakistani cinema as we shine a spotlight on these outstanding movies that are making waves both domestically and internationally.

So grab some popcorn, get comfortable, and join us as we journey through the top 10 Pakistani movies of the year. Get ready for a cinematic experience like no other!

RankMovie NameIMDB Ratings
1.The Legend of Maula Jatt8.7/10
3.Zindagi Tamasha7.6/10
4.Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad6.3/10
5.Ghabrana Nahi Hai6.2/10
7.Tich Button5.9/10
8.Javed Iqbal5.7/10
9. London, Nahi Jaunga5.3/10
10.Dum Mastam4.8/10

10 Dum Mastam

  • The romance between Aliya and Bao, who were childhood sweethearts, is the focus of Mohammad EhteshamudDin and Amar Khan’s film Dam Mastam.
  • Amar Khan, Imran Ashraf, Sohail Ahmed, Uzma Baig, Tahira Imam, and Saife Hassan star in the movie, which Adnan Siddiqui produced under the banner of Cereal Entertainment.

09 London, Nahi Jaunga

  • London Nahi Jaunga, a movie by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar and directed by Nadeem Baig, focuses on both posing and responding to a number of questions regarding women’s freedom of choice.
  • The film revolves around a British girl named Zara, whose life takes a turn when she gets hold of her mother’s diary and learns that her father was brutally murdered under mysterious circumstances due to a love marriage.
  • Along with Mehwish Hayat, Kubra Khan, Iffat Omar, Mehar Bano, Saba Faisal, and a number of other actors, Humayun Saeed also stars in the lead role of London Nahi Jaunga and produces the film.

08 Javed Iqbal

  • The Untold Story of A Serial Killer revolves around a real-life serial killer from the 1990s who sexually abused and murdered over 100 children in Lahore.
  • The film, directed and written by Abu Aleeha and produced by Javed Ahmed, never made it to the big screen after being pulled by the Central Board of Film Censors a day before its release.

07 Tich Button

  • The Farhan Saeed and Iman Ali starrer Tich Button was just released after a long delay of nearly two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has quickly become a hit on the big screen.
  • A Punjabi family from Lahore is the focus of the traditional rom-com that Qasim Ali Mureed directed and Faiza Iftikhar wrote. The film teaches us how to strengthen our relationships with love, compassion, trust, and generosity.
  • Produced by Salman Iqbal and Urwa Hocane, the movie stars Farhan Saeed, Iman Ali, Feroze Khan, Sonya Hussyn, and several other big names from the film industry.

06 Chakkar

  • Popular actors like Ahsan Khan, Neelam Muneer, Yasir Nawaz, and Javed Sheikh star in the 2022 Pakistani murder mystery Chakkar, which Yasir Nawaz directed and Syed Jibran wrote.
  • The film, which Nida Yasir produced, is about two twin sisters: Mehreen, who is married to Kabir and leads a simple domestic life, and Zara, who leads the life of a well-known film star.
  • During the movie, Zara suggests that both sisters switch places to experience what it’s like to live the other person’s life.
  • However, things don’t turn out as planned when a murder takes place and results in false accusations, a police chase, and gunshots.

05 Ghabrana Nahi Hai

  • Ghabrana Nahi Hai is a story about a girl who seeks justice for her father but gets trapped in a love triangle with a police officer and her cousin.
  • Saba Qamar, Zahid Ahmed, Nayyar Ejaz, Syed Jibran, and Afzal Khan star in the Saqib Khan-directed and Hassan Zia and Mohsin Khan-produced film.

04 Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad

  • Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad, a movie starring Fahad Mustafa, Mahira Khan, Jawed Sheikh, and Faryal Mehmood and produced by Mehdi Ali and Fizza Ali Mirza under the auspices of Filmwala Pictures, is another title on the list of the Top 10 Best Pakistani Movies in 2022.
  • Directed and written by Nabeel Qureshi, the story revolves around Gulab, a corrupt cop due to his circumstances and the bullying he faced during his childhood, who falls in love with Jia, whose phone was snatched while she was rescuing pets

03 Zindagi Tamasha

  • Directed by Sarmad Khoosat and produced by Kanwal Khoosat, Zindagi Tamasha has not been released in Pakistan despite being given a release date of November 4, 2022, following protests by Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) Pakistan over the film’s content.
  • The story of Rahat, who composes, writes, and records hymns praising the Holy Prophet (PBUH), is the subject of the Nirmal Bano-written movie.
  • Furthermore, Rahat is a well-respected member of society who takes care of his bedridden wife. However, his life turns upside down when he attends the wedding of his friend’s son and shows off some dance moves.
  • The cast includes Arif Hassan, Samiya Mumtaz, Eman Suleman, and Ali Kureshi.

02 Joyland

  • Mired in controversy, Joyland is another title that deserves a place on the list due to its immense popularity not just locally but internationally as well, having won Pakistan’s first Cannes entry and bagging several other awards at international film festivals.
  • Directed and written by Saim Siddiqui, Joyland is also Pakistan’s entry for the Oscars this year.
  • The film, which Sarmad Khoosat produced, addresses the issue of transgender rights in Pakistan.
  • The film revolves around the story of the youngest boy in a patriarchal family who is expected to produce a baby boy with his wife.

01 The Legend of Maula Jatt

  • The Legend of Maula Jatt has garnered a lot of success ever since it was released back in October 2022 and deserves a place in the number one spot when it comes to the Top 10 Best Pakistani Movies in 2022.
  • The movie is an adaptation of the 1979 cult classic Maula Jatt, which Bilal Lashari directed and co-wrote with Nasir Adeeb.
  • Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan, and Humaima Malik are among the leading actors in The Legend of Maula Jatt, which Ammara Hikmat and Asad Jamil Khan produced under the auspices of Lashari Films and Encylomedia.


Reviving the Pakistani film industry has produced a varied range of cinematic jewels that transcend boundaries and cultures. From the thrilling “Waar” to the introspective drama of “Bol,” to the heartwarming stories of “Punjab Nahi Jaungi” and “Cake,” these top 10 Pakistani films reflect the industry’s growth and global appeal. As filmmakers explore new boundaries and tales, Pakistani cinema will continue to captivate audiences with its rich tapestry of stories and filmmaking expertise.

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Zainab Hashmi

I'm Zainab Hashmi, and I'm the Head Editor of TopTenMix.com. I'm uncovering the world's wonders and presenting you with the most interesting top ten lists in many categories. I've been as a guest on various national radio and television networks.

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