Bilal Lashari (Artist)

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2018-12-22 10:48:23Bilal Lashari
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'.
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    Bilal Lashari

  • In Urdu:

    بلال لشاری

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  • Education:

    Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Alma Mater:

    Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California

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  • Profession:

    Director, Writer

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  • Awards :

    He got number of awards

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  • 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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