Bilal Lashari (Artist)

Article Upload Date: 2018,Dec 22

Bilal Lashari is a very prominent name in the field of showbiz industry who started his career by directing music videos in 2008. After his huge success of film Waar now he is all set for his new film 'The legend of Maula Jatt'.

Title Description
Name: Bilal Lashari
In Urdu: بلال لشاری
Famous As: Director
Nationality: Pakistani
Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Alma Mater: Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California
Religion: Islam
Profession: Director, Writer
Debut Movie: Waar
Awards : He got number of awards
Ethnicity: Baloch
Spouse: Unmarried
Parents: Kamran Lashari
Siblings : Rohail Lashari and Omair Lashari

Bilal Lashari Biography

If we talk about the best directors of Pakistan then it would be unfair not to mention Bilal Lashari in the list. A young Pakistani director, Cinematographer and a screen write is an epitome of grace, aptitude, and talent who achieved success in a short span of his career.

Bilal Lashari Family

A young director belongs to a very well reputed and talent family. His father Kamran Lashari is a retired bureaucrat who also performed as a Petroleum Secretary of Pakistan while his grandfather was a landlord, writer, and a poet. One of his younger sibling Rohail Lashari has been the lead vocalist and musicality guitarist for the Lahore-based band Jhol (2010-2015), was "in control" of the seventh period of Coke Studio Pakistan while also an MBA graduate from HEC Paris. Another sibling  Omar Lashari is a Cornell-educated financial analyst.

Bilal Lashari Education

He was born in Pakistan but for higher studies, he went abroad. He did his schooling from the local schools but for his graduation in Fine arts, he went to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California in Motion Pictures and Television in 2008.

BilalLashari Career

Bilal Lashari made his mark in the showbiz industry with his debut film War which was released in 2013 starring Hamza Ali Abbasi and Aisha Khan. His second directed movie 'The legend of Maula Jutt' is all set to release in 2019. Other than directing he also worked as an actor in his own dire ted movie Waar and Jawani Phir Nahi Anni in 2015. He also worked as an assistant director during Khuda Kai Liye in 2004. Before directing the movies he also directed music videos like 'Sajni' and 'Chal Bulleya'. He has also worked with the senior music artists including Abrar-ul-Haq, Atif Aslam Mekaal Hassan Band, Jal, and Entity Paradigm and won a number of awards.


 Year  Nominated Work  Award
 2013  Waar  Best Director
 2013  Waar  Best Director - Jury
 2013  Waar  Best Cinematography
 2013  Waar  Best Editing
 2014  Hum Honorary Special Recognition  Award for contribution to Pakistani Cinema
 2010  Shor Macha  Best Music Video Director
 2010  Sajini  Best Music Video Director

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