List of Pakistani animated films

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This is a list of animated films produced in Pakistan.


This is a list of Pakistani animated films with their release year, studio, directors and languages.

2007Abdullah's StoryAbbas Shah Urdu The film shows the story of a blind boy living in the northern regions of Pakistan.
American SinglesIan MacTilstraIan MacTilstra Presents English Pakistani animated film based on American singles.
2008Tinku & TinaDanish RazaRozan Media Urdu Highlighted the issue of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in our society.
2010GenesisUzma Ghazanfar Urdu, English A short Pakistani animated film.
A Perfect MismatchMalik GillaniMalikG Films English The first short film of Malik Gillani Presents.
This Is Our Land, Where Are Our Rights?Raheel Waqar English This animated film depicts how bonded labor affects a people over generations childhood dreams.
2011ConvergeSara Suleman English A lyrical meditation on the freedom of flight.
2012WaadeyMalik GillaniMalikG Films Urdu Pakistani first animated music film.
2014The Saver 3DDJ Kamal MustafaDJ Kamal Mustafa Films English Pakistani film based on agent save the peoples in danger.
2015 3 Bahadur Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Waadi Animations,

SOC films

Urdu Pakistani 3D animated film, first installment of franchise. [1] [2]
2016 3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam Urdu Pakistani 3D animated film, 2nd installment in franchise. [3] [4]
ISI: Army on DutyDJ Kamal MustafaDJ Kamal Mustafa Films Urdu A short animated film for Pakistan Army
2017Operation 786 Urdu An animated film showing activities of Pakistan Armed Forces, Intelligence Agencies & Air Force.
One More KindMujtaba AhmedDirections English The film based on cutting of the trees,
2018Terminal 3Asad Malik1RIC English Terminal 3 is an interactive, augmented-reality documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation.
Night at JungleNJ NehaNJ Neha Presents Pashto First Pashto language animated horror film by NJ Neha.
Green Election CampaignSalman NaseemHDsheet Urdu "Green Election Campaign" is a story of a Pakistani boy, who was a young enthusiastic soul with a vigilant spirit to bring a change
Lok Sath: People's TribunalAli Nobil Ahmad English Animated documentary about a rural community's resistance to the proposed building of a coal plant in Pakistani Punjab.
3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Waadi Animations,

SOC films

Urdu Animated film, last installment of franchise, written by Kamran Khan. [5] [6]
Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor Uzair Zaheer Khan 3rd World Studios Urdu Pakistani animated film, received a largely positive reaction by the general audience but received mixed to positive reviews by critics. [7] [8]
The Donkey King Aziz Jindani Talisman Studios Urdu Animated comedy film, released by Geo Films, [9] dubbed in 10 languages [10]
Tick Tock Omar HassanS4 Solutions Productions Urdu Written by Omair Alavi and Sana Tauseef, film released under Hum Films banner [11] [12]
2019 Dajjal: The Slayer and His Followers Rana AbrarWBJ Media Messenger2050 English, Arabic, Turkish, Malay, Indonesian, Urdu Conspiracy-thriller animated film about current Middle East crisis, written by Rana Abrar [13] [14]
Operation Swift RetortDJ Kamal MustafaDJ Kamal Mustafa Films Urdu, English The film is based on a true incident that happened on 26 and 27 February 2019. [15] [16]
2020 Sitara: Let Girls Dream Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Netflix, SOC films Urdu Pakistani animated short film tackling with social issue of child marriage.
Your Christmas PresentCarol SparkleCoxoSparkle English Kevin and Cindy are childhood sweethearts, but what should happen when he chooses popularity over love?
Operation MeezanDJ Kamal MustafaDJ Kamal Mustafa Films Urdu Operation Meezan an animated film for Pakistan Rangers Sindh, showing IBO's in Karachi. [17]
Shehr e Tabassum Arafat MazharPuffball Studios Urdu, English It is the year 2071. There have been no reported instances of terrorism or violent crime in over 3 decades in Pakistan. The cost - the systematic subjugation of human emotion.
Love Me or Kill MeCarol SparkleCoxoSparkle English A machinima made with Roblox. Two best friends move away from home to attend a boarding school for the first time. Will their friendship survive? [18]
SwipeArafat MazharPuffball Studios Urdu A young boy addicted to iFatwa, an app that crowdsources religious death sentences, spends his days swiping on the lives of strangers as he attempts to get a top spot on the Ajar Board.
2021Love Me or Kill Me 2Carol SparkleCoxoSparkle English A prequel and sequel to Love Me Or Kill Me. Exploring the backstory and future of Larry after the events of the first film. [19]
Nagorno KarabakhAbrar RanaWBJ Media Messenger2050 English, Turkish, French Nagorno-Karabakh is also known Nagorno-Karabakh: A Disputed Republic
The Possessed DollCarol SparkleCoxoSparkle English A little girl's doll gets possessed and starts creating havoc upon her family.
Cyber AwarenessDJ Kamal MustafaDJ Kamal Mustafa Films Urdu Official Cyber Awareness film based on FIA Cyber Crime Wing Operations, an official film for NR3C. [20]
A Camping KillerCarol SparkleCoxoSparkle English A group of friends go on a camping trip, but one does not come back alive. Who is responsible?
Love Me or Kill Me 3Carol SparkleCoxoSparkle English Will it be 3rd time lucky for Liam and Carol? Or will their love prove deadly?
2023 The Glassworker Usman RiazMano animation studios Urdu Pakistan first anime style film.

Upcoming films

This is a list of Pakistani animated upcoming films.

2022Allahyar and the 100 Flowers of God Uzair Zaheer Khan 3rd World Studios Urdu Sequel to the 2018 film Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor.
2023 The Glassworker Usman RiazMano Animation Studios Urdu A coming of age story about a young boy named Vincent, who is learning the art of glassblowing from his father in their glass shop
The Chronicles of Umro AyyarSyed Arsalan AliIngenuity Productions Urdu An adventurous tale of Umro Ayyar set in a fantasy land with enchanting characters inspired by the folklore of Tilism-e-Hoshruba. [21]
TBAThe End of White EmperorRafhan ShaukatAmigo AnimationsTBAAn upcoming animated fantasy film. [22]
PredationUmar Garcia TariqVirtuality Media English Two Navy SEAL teams are sent in to investigate a crash site after radio contact is lost with all search and rescue units.
There Was A Boy Nabeel Qureshi Filmwala Pictures Urdu Falling victim to bonded child labor at the age of 6, brave young Christian boy from Muridke, Pakistan, Iqbal Masih embarks on a journey to fight for freedom.
Son of Kashmir BurhanAbrar RanaWBJ Media Messenger2050 Urdu , English TBA
Nation AwakesAamir SajjadAamir Sajjad Ventures Urdu, English A film based on comics or sci-fi superheroes. [23]
CrumbledMalik GillaniMalikG Films Urdu A VFX action thriller animated film, directed by Malik Gillani.

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