Bilal Lashari’s ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ Earns Nomination for ‘Best Fight’ Award

Another proud moment for Pakistani cinema.

In a historic achievement for Pakistani cinema, Bilal Lashari’s The Legend of Maula Jatt (TLoMJ) has been nominated for a Taurus World Stunt Award in the prestigious ‘Best Fight’ category.

The film’s final fight scene between Fawad Khan’s Maula Jatt and Hamza Ali Abbasi’s Noorie Natt, is set to compete against renowned Hollywood productions, including the Oscar-winning Everything Everywhere All At Once and the action-packed thriller The Gray Man, starring Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling.

The Taurus World Stunt Awards, an annual event held in Los Angeles, celebrates the outstanding achievements of stunt performers in the world of cinema. The ‘Best Fight’ category has previously honored acclaimed titles such as Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Kingsman, Fast & Furious 6, Inception, and The Avengers, among others.

The action stunts in TLoMJ were masterfully coordinated by Ian Van Temperley, a veteran with over 30 years of experience in the global film and television industry. His expertise played a pivotal role in bringing the film’s gripping action sequences to life.

The Legend of Maula Jatt, directed by Bilal Lashari and produced by Ammara Hikmat with dialogues penned by Nasir Adeeb, has left an indelible mark on Pakistani cinema since its release last year, becoming the highest-grossing film in Pakistan’s cinematic history.


The film boasts a star-studded cast, featuring Fawad Khan as the titular hero, Hamza Ali Abbasi as Noori Natt, Mahira Khan as Mukkho Jatti, and Humaima Malick as Daaro Nattni.

The ensemble also includes Mirza Gohar Rasheed, Faris Shafi, Ali Azmat, Shafqat Cheema, and Nayyer Ejaz, each delivering powerful performances that have resonated with audiences both locally and internationally.

As TLoMJ vies for the Taurus World Stunt Award, it marks a momentous occasion for Pakistani cinema, showcasing its ability to compete on the global stage and garner recognition for outstanding filmmaking and stunt coordination.

The nomination underscores the film’s exceptional action sequences and its contribution to the ever-evolving landscape of international cinema.

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