A massive success, Laal Kabootar did well locally and then some! Baaji and Laal Kabootar both made it to this year’s DC South Asian Film Festival and Laal Kabootar is one of the most celebrated film events on DC’s cultural calendar, showcasing the best in alternative cinema from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Directed by Kamal Khan, the film received rave reviews by the critics and was also praised by the masses when released in March this year.
The main actor, Ahmed Ali Akbar took to his instagram yesterday to thank the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival for an award for his performance in the critically acclaimed Laal Kabootar.
Karachi-based crime thriller Laal Kabootar was also selected as Pakistan’s official entry for the upcoming Academy Awards 2020.
The Academy will choose the final nominees for all award categories in December.