Zindagi Tamasha – Dark Reality Of Our Society – Movie Review

Movie: Zindagi Tamasha

Genre: DramaDirected by: Sarmad Sultan Khoosat

Story and Screenplay by: Nirmal Bano

Cast: Arif Hassan, Samiya Mumtaz, Eman Suleman, Adeel Afzal

My Rating: 8/10

Zindagi Tamasha story revolves around the life of an ageing, humble and devout naat khwan, Rahat Khawaja. Arif Hassan played this role magnificently. The story takes an unexpected turn when a private video of him goes viral. It puts his reputation and dignity at stake. As the film unfolds, we witness the hypocrisy, judgement and unforgiving nature of society, especially in this age of social media.


One of the strongest elements of Zindagi Tamasha is its unflinching honesty in depicting the prevalent issues in Pakistani society. It fearlessly explores themes of religious fervor, moral complexity and the repercussions of modern technology on human lives. The director masterfully showcases how a single mistake can becomes a devastating nightmare for an individual. The film forces viewers to reflect on their own behavior and prejudices.
Zindagi Tamasha presents a heartfelt narratives. That reveals the hidden truths and double standards prevalent in our society. Through its captivating storytelling, the film dives into judgmental behaviours, hypocrisy and misuse of religious affairs.

Sarmad Khoosat’s directorial finesse shines throughout the film. He carefully crafted scenes, nuanced character development, and his attention to detail make the story both immersive and relatable.
Arif Hassan delivers an award winning performance as Rahat Khawaja. He effectively portrayed the inner turmoil and emotional vulnerability of his character. The supporting cast, including Samiya Mumtaz, Eman Suleman and Adeel Afzal deserves applause for their authentic and compelling performances.

In conclusion, Zindagi Tamasha is an exceptional film. It dares to challenge norms and opens dialogue on issues, which often swept under the rug. Its an honest analysis of Pakistani society. The stellar performances and thought provoking message makes it a must watch. It’s a treat for viewers who seek meaningful and socially relevant cinema.
Overall, a must watch Movie with some thought provoking message.

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