6 Desi Films Releasing on Eid al-Fitr 2023

As Eid al-Fitr approaches, we look at six Desi films that are releasing in theatres to coincide with the festival.

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The younger brothers, who are already married, team up

Every year, the two festivals of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha are eagerly awaited by filmmakers to release their latest productions.

These occasions offer a perfect opportunity for families to enjoy quality time together by watching movies.

In 2023, the list of Eid releases has been announced and the good news is that filmmakers have shown caution by not scheduling too many big releases at the same time.

As a result, audiences can expect a well-balanced selection of movies to choose from during Eid, featuring a range of genres including romance, comedy and action.

So, whether you prefer heartwarming love stories, side-splitting humour or adrenaline-pumping action, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Here is a list of Desi films that are set to hit cinemas on Eid al-Fitr in 2023.

Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan


Salman Khan’s much-anticipated Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is all set to hit theatres on April 21, 2023.

The storyline revolves around the eldest brother of a large family who refuses to get married and uses violence to settle matters.

The younger brothers, who are already married, team up to find a suitable partner for Salman Khan’s Bhaijaan.

This romantic comedy stars Pooja Hegde as Salman’s love interest, marking the first time that the two stars will be seen sharing the screen.

It also stars Shehnaaz Gill, Venkatesh, Jassie Gill and Palak Tiwari.

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This highly anticipated Pakistani action comedy is directed by Faisal Qureshi.

It has a star-studded cast including Fawad Khan, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Gohar Rasheed, Mani, Ayesha Omar, Wasim Akram, Shaniera Akram and others.

The movie is a political satire that has gained attention and relevancy more than ever before.

Judging by the trailer, the film promises to be an entertaining and thought-provoking watch.



Daadal, starring Sonya Hussyn and Mohsin Abbas Haider, is an action-packed drama where Sonya plays a different role than usual.

It is a crime mystery movie that centres around a prominent female boxer from Lyari who transforms into a contract killer in order to seek revenge for her sister’s dignity.

The trailer provides a sneak peek into the intense world of boxing and the growing gang conflicts.

At the same time, it promises a gripping cinematic experience for viewers eagerly anticipating the outstanding performances from the well-liked lead cast.

Huey Tum Ajnabi


Based on actual events surrounding the 1971 Pakistani civil war that led to the establishment of Bangladesh, Huey Tum Ajnabi is directed by Kamran Shahid.

According to Kamran Shahid, the romantic period drama is set in 1971.

The film is not meant to be a political commentary.

Instead, it focuses on the stories of the main people, even if it depicts some of the important events leading up to the fall of Dhaka.

Huey Tum Ajnabi is a film that stars Mikaal Zulfiqar, Sadia Khan, Sohail Ahmed, Samina Peerzada and Ayesha Omar.

Huey Tum Ajnabi will release on April 21, 2023.



One of the most popular picks for Lollywood lovers for Eid 2023 is Dorr, directed by Nadeem Cheema.

Many directors are contributing to the resurgence of Pakistani cinema by helping the country develop large-scale movies like The Legend of Maula Jatt.

It is a unique story of perfect faith and lust for riches filmed in a completely commercial style, full of suspense, humour, shocking scenes, and catchy music for the audience.

Asad Mahmood, Shafqat Cheema, Saleem Meraj, Aslam Hassan, Waseem Ali, Rashid Mahmood and Sardar Kamal are a few of the names who appear in the movie.

Lahore Qalandar


Lahore Qalandar, starring Saima Noor, is another Pakistani Punjabi movie scheduled to hit theatres this Eid al-Fitr 2023.

The film, directed by Shahid Rana and co-starring Shafqat Cheema, is a typical Lollywood production, complete with action and dance sequences.

Saima Noor looks stunning in the teaser trailer, where she is seen holding a Kalashnikov rifle with a smirk on her face, which is sure to draw her fans to the cinema to watch the movie.

Cinema enthusiasts will have a wide range of films to choose from this Eid, including political satires, action-packed dramas and heartfelt romances.

Ilsa is a digital marketeer and journalist. Her interests include politics, literature, religion and football. Her motto is “Give people their flowers whilst they’re still around to smell them.”

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