Pashto cinema is also known as “Pollywood” introduced the Pashto Language film industry of Pakistan situated in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The first-ever Pashto film “Yousaf Khan Sher Bano” was released on 1st Dec 1970. But now in the History of Pollywood first Pashto Web Series Gudai is going to be launched soon.
There are more than 35 million people identified as “Pashtuns” in Pakistan. The actual population of Pashtuns in Pakistan is much higher than 35 million. But still, the Pashto film and drama industry is not grown just because of poor scripts, filthy content, and piracy.
Rinstra Technologies Pvt Ltd. & Classic Broadcasting Pvt Ltd.
RINSTRA is Pakistan’s first short-form digital media platform founded in 2020 for emerging filmmakers, content creators, and storytellers. RINSTRA content is innovative, entertaining, thought-provoking, informative, and educational. The platform is working with different Icons of the industry to generate the next generation of Writers in Pakistan and beyond.
Chairman & Co-founder of Rinstra Technologies Dr. Adil Akhtar also said that “As Rinstra is founded for emerging talent of Pakistan and it is mandatory to have rising stars who belong from different cultural backgrounds at one place. It is necessary to improve the storyline and boost the quality of production in the regional languages.
Chief Executive Officer of Classic Broadcasting Adnan Shaukat, also shared his views by saying that “content diversity is a big challenge for the Pakistani media industry, We can see lack of vision by our industry players. So this platform economy has opened new doors of opportunities for the international content market. In the coming days, this platform will create new writers, artists, and entrepreneurs. They will contribute to the prosperity of the people and correct the true image of Pakistan internationally.
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of RINSTRA Amir Jahangir said, “We are honored to be a partner with Classic Broadcasting Pvt Ltd. to generate this opportunity for writers in Pashto. This offers a great opportunity for both film and drama makers, current affairs, musicians, and sports content enthusiasts. Mr. Amir further said, “Pashto language culture offers great content opportunities. The RINSTRA Technologies Pvt Ltd. offers comprehensive access to the content creators and they are able to share Pashto content across the world”.
Pashto Web Series Gudai
- Manadar Sadiq
- Bibi Shereena
- Adnan Bakht
- Shabana Azmi
Written & Directed By
- Bakht Rawan
‘Gudai’ is a short form of web-series, which addresses the issue of child marriage in our society. This First Pakistani Pashto web series Gudai introduces new artists from the Pushto Community like Manadar Sadiq, Bibi Shereena, Adnan Bakht, Shabana Azmi, and Roma in leading roles. The series is setting a new milestone for both Pashto Writers and Consumers. Dr. Adil Akhtar said about Gudai is “As Rinstra is working for young talent so Gudai Will proves to be the first step towards it”.
So we hope that this web series set a trend for upcoming Pashto Dramas & films. We are excited to watch it because something new is going to happen, are you excited too? Let us know in the comments.
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